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Posted: January 31st, 2000, 11:00 am
by Info-Mac

MacZip is a cross-platform compatible tool and
includes both Zip (for compression) and Unzip (for extraction).

zip is a compression and file packaging utility for Unix,
VMS, MSDOS, OS/2, Windows NT, Minix, Atari and Macintosh,
Amiga and Acorn RISC OS.

Unzip unpacks zip archives.
The zip and unzip programs can work with archives pro-
duced by PKZIP, and PKZIP and PKUNZIP can work with
archives produced by zip. zip version 2.2 is compatible
with PKZIP 2.04.

This port supports also Apple-event.So you can install it in your
WWW-Browser as a helper-app. A additional apple event "do_cmd"
gives you the full power of command-line invocation via

If you have any problems/questions don't hesitate
and send a email to me.

Most important / features are:

The complete set of macintosh finder-info is stored:
FXinfo, Mac-Pathname, file-dates and Finder-Comments
are now stored.

It's possible to encrypt/decrypt archives.

System requirements:
MacZip requires at least System 7 and a Macintosh with a minimum of a
Motorola 68020 or PowerPC 601 processor. Other configurations may work
but it is not tested at all.

The application is distributed as a fat binary with both regular 68K
and native PowerPC versions included.

For more information visit my
Web page: