File Compression Software Comparison

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Compare the file compression features of StuffIt for Windows with those of WinZip 12 program.
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Compression & Expansion Technology StuffIt 2009 Standard   StuffIt 2009 Deluxe  WinZip 12 Standard WinZip 12
Pro
Only one tool needed - Expands more than 25 compression file formats Yes Yes No No
Better performance - Optimized for the latest multi-core microprocessors Yes Yes No No
Duplicate Folding™ - stores only one copy of duplicate items Yes
Patent Pending
Yes
Patent Pending
No No
Compresses JPEGs up to 30% with no quality loss Yes
Patent Pending
Yes
Patent Pending
Yes Yes
Pixel-perfect compression of 24-bit images (Patented), e.g. GIF, BMP, PSD, PNG & TIFF Yes Yes No No
Special compressors for MP3, PDF and Microsoft Office 2007/2008 documents Yes Yes No No
Create StuffIt X archives Yes Yes No No
Create LHa & Tar archives Yes Yes No No
Create ZIP archives (100% compatible) Yes Yes Yes Yes
Fully featured Self Extracting Archive (SEA) creation tool Only Simple Yes Only Simple Only Simple or extra purchase
Automatic preview thumbnail galleries of your compressed images Yes Yes Yes Yes
Browse compressed archives without expanding Yes Yes Yes Yes
Browse & search offline archives Yes Yes No No
Search for files within .zip and .sitx archives by date, name, and more Yes Yes No No
 
Security Technology StuffIt 2009 Standard StuffIt 2009 Deluxe WinZip 12 Standard WinZip 12
Pro
Password protect your archives Yes Yes Yes Yes
512-bit Encryption for StuffIt X archives Yes Yes No No
256-bit Encryption for .zip archives Yes Yes Yes Yes
Archive integrity test Yes Yes Yes Yes
Verify archive integrity with MD5 or SHA-1 Yes Yes No No
 
System Integration StuffIt 2009 Standard StuffIt 2009 Deluxe WinZip 12 Standard WinZip 12
Pro
StuffIt Droplets -store your settings and options to simple drag-and-drop applets Yes Yes No No
Access all features from the system tray Yes Yes Yes Yes
One click compress & email (all MAPI email clients) Yes Yes No Yes
Integrates with your anti-virus software Yes Yes Yes Yes
Cross Platform Support Yes Yes No No
Archive your photos & files directly to FTP No Yes No Yes
Console Application
(Note: a separate download for WinZip)
No Yes Yes
extra download
Yes
extra download
Microsoft Office Suite Integration No Yes No Yes
Adobe Photoshop Integration
- open pictures stored in archives
- archive to FTP or CD/DVD from within Photoshop
- archive and email from within Photoshop
- Photoshop CS2-CS4 support
No Yes No No
 
Backup StuffIt 2009 Standard StuffIt 2009 Deluxe WinZip 12 Standard WinZip 12
Pro
Fully automate your backups with easy schedules No Yes No Yes
Create Archive Index files for all your backups No Yes No No
Create small proxy archives that you can use for offline backups Yes Yes No No
Compress & Burn files direct to CD / DVD No Yes No Yes
Compress & Burn files direct to BlueRay / HD-DVD No Yes No No
Print archive manifests for your CD/DVD's No Yes No No



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