Some people prefer Winarchiver as well besides winzip. The installation process is very quick and simple. The tool is also very light on the system and does not utilize much of the system’s resources. With WinZip PRO FINAL you can also send the compressed files to your colleagues via emails. 7zip is also an opensource alternative for Winzip.
All in all WinZip PRO FINAL is an easy to use tool that can easily compress the files and can protect them from malware and viruses. Another free compression utility is peazip which is getting very popular.