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There is steady improvement in the methods of sharing data and backup of important files online while very little is done by most cloud storage providers to improve privacy. This has made online data vulnerable to attack by hackers and cybercriminals. Effective compression techniques and encryption will minimize the file size on the storage device without affecting the quality or data integrity.

These compressed and encrypted files are secure and cannot be decompressed nor decrypted without the right tools. Bandizip is a computer program that offers symmetrical encryption and encryption of data while ensuring that the file remains authentic after decompression.

How Can Bandizip Help You?

Bandizip is a handy file compression software that makes archived files accessible only to authorized persons. It has an intuitive interface that improves its ease of use. It also has “drag and drop” capabilities which is useful while creating a list of files to be archived. 

The program supports various compressed file formats including popular ones like ZIP, 7Z, CAB, RAR, TGS, GZ, TAR and lots more. It also supports disk image formats like ISO, and IMG as well as the creation of self-extracting files. When creating a new archive, you need to specify important details such as the desired file type, title, compression level, splitting method, password and output destination. 

For advanced users, Bandizip offers more configurations related to compression and encryption. Users can choose what happens to the original file after compression or the compressed file after decompression. It supports file explorer context menu integration and language options for enhanced user experience. 

You can verify data integrity to ensure that files have not been altered. You also get to edit archive comments that help describe a particular compressed file. Archives can be split into several parts to make sharing fast and easy.

Bandizip Key Features Include:

  • Drag and drop capabilities for ease of creating a list of files to be archived;
  • Supports disk image formats like ISO, and IMG;
  • Multi-language support;
  • Splitting of archives;
  • Data integrity check;
  • File Explorer context menu integration;
  • Supports a wide array of compressed file formats as well as the creation of self-extracting files;
  • Supports archive encryption using AES 256 and ZipCrypto.

Summary

Bandizip is lightweight and uses very little system resources. It has a portable version that does not require installation and can be used for quick tasks on multiple computers. Using this software should be fairly easy as all the main features are displayed neatly on the left panel. You can access it from any part of the world since it supports more than 30 languages. It is also compatible with most archive file formats, UNIX formats, CD/DVD formats, and many other file formats. This freeware is about  6.23MB (6,537,016 bytes) and works perfectly with all Windows versions.

What's new in 6.25 version?

  • Fixed: Security issue when using "Open file location" feature
  • Improved: Installer
  • Other modifications

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More info

  • Last Updated: 2019-10-04
  • Developer: Bandisoft
  • Homepage: www.bandisoft.com
  • Version: 6.25
  • File size: 6.24 MB
  • Downloads: 1,590
  • Operating system: Windows 10, Windows 8/8.1, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP
  • Filename: BANDIZIP-SETUP.EXE
  • MD5 Checksum: 0090fd05bb08d24acaf95ad34cdc69bc