Archive and Backup File Recovery

How to use Encryption to protect the content of your zip files

If we even give a cursory look at the news headlines splashing across the newspapers, we would come across high profile incidents of data breach, hacking and spying on computer data every other month. From large companies to even ordinary citizens have become victims of hacking aimed at accessing confidential information and these attacks are today carried out by both state and not state actors. In such a scenario it becomes extremely important for us to securely protect our data through...

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A quick guide to Zip file Limits on Different Windows OS versions

If you have been using zip archive files for over a decade now, you may have noticed that earlier you could not create large zip files over 4GB which now can be created with effortless ease. The restriction on the size of the zip file was enforced by the 32 bit zip format which did not allow for creation of large zip files. However with the introduction of the 64bit zip format such limits has become history. That said depending on which operating system you use, there are still certain...

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Quick tips to Open Zip files on Mac Machines and iOS powered devices

Apple has long walked its own illustrious path, introducing one ground breaking product after another. Its operating systems and programs have always followed a different architecture than Windows and host of very common Ms Windows application do not work on Mac systems. Amongst them zip files too used to figure in the list notable absentees in the Mac ecosystem. Macintosh machines used to come with their own archive feature and zip was not supported. Now thanks to WinZip App for iOS your zip...

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