ZIP
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  • Bzip2
  • Gzip
  • Jar
  • OfficeDoc
  • SevenZip
  • Tar
  • ZCompress
  • Zip
  • ZipSFX

Add advanced file and streaming compression to your applications. A suite of easy, fast, and effective components that enable developers to rapidly add advanced compression and decompression features into any application.

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Overview

The current release of IP*Works! Zip allows developers to easily integrate compression and decompression into applications using the Zip, Tar, Gzip, 7-Zip, Bzip2, ZCompress, or Jar standards for compression. The IP*Works! Zip components were built from the ground up combining exceptional speed with an excellent data compression ratio.

  • Major Compression Standards
    Components support major compression and archiving standards including Zip, Jar, Gzip, 7-Zip, Bzip2, ZCompress, and Tar.
  • Blazing fast performance
    High-performance libraries with optimizable speed and compression provides the utmost flexibility for developers.
  • Uniform & Extensible Design
    Very easy to use, with a uniform, intuitive, and extensible design. Common component interfaces across platforms & technologies..
  • Industrial Strength AES Encryption
    128-bit, 192-bit, and 256-bit Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) encryption, compatible with WinZip 9.0
  • Outstanding Technical Support
    Backed by an expert team of support professionals. Unlimited free Email support or paid Premium Support options.
  • Other Features...
    Detailed documentation, hundreds of sample applications, fully-indexed help files, Royalty free licensing, and more.

Features

IP*Works! Zip is a suite of robust, easy, fast, and effective components enabling developers to embed file and streaming compression into web or desktop applications. Supports major compression/decompression standards including Zip, Jar, Gzip, 7-Zip, Bzip2, ZCompress, and Tar.

  • Streaming support during file compression/decompression.
  • Delete individual files within and archive without decompressing the entire file.
  • Zip file password encryption.
  • Support for the Open XML Packaging format used in Office 2007.
  • List the contents of Zip files without having to decompress.
  • Configurable compression level and performance optimization based on either speed or compression ratio.
  • Easily compress or decompress entire directories and their contents.
  • Fast, robust, and reliable, the components consume a minimum of resources.
  • PKZip-compatible Zip compressor for creating self-extracting archives for native Windows platforms.
  • 128-bit, 192-bit, and 256-bit Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) encryption.
  • Zip64 Archives support - 4GB+ zip files with virtually unlimited number of included files.
  • Native development components for all supported platforms and component technologies.
  • A complete unified framework with a common easy-to-learn object model and simplified interfaces allowing you to be more productive.
  • Rigorously tested, rock solid components that have undergone hundreds of thousands of hours of testing both internally by our QA team and externally through customer installations.
  • Detailed reference documentation, hundreds of sample applications, fully-indexed help files, and an extensive online knowledge base.
  • Backed by multi-tier professional support, including free email support and enterprise-level paid support.
  • Licensed by the US Government for export (ECCN classification)
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Microsoft .NET

.NET Framework - Winforms & ASP.NET Components


Fully-managed .NET components based on a 100% C# codebase, with no dependencies on outside native code. The edition of choice for fully-managed .NET applications.

  • Fully-managed .NET components written in C#.
  • Extensive demo applications for Winforms and WebForms (ASP.NET) written in VB.NET and C#.
  • Comprehensive integrated product documentation.
  • Support for x-copy deployment in ASP.NET.
  • Seamless integration with popular development environments including Microsoft Visual Studio .NET.
  • Single assembly, or smaller individual component assemblies (full version only) for compact deployment.
  • Support for version 1.1, 2.0, 3.0, 3.5, 4.0, and 4.5 of the .NET Framework.

 

Java/J2EE

Pure Java Beans (Java/J2EE)


Pure JavaBeans for Internet Programming. The very same components as in other editions of IP*Works!, translated in Pure Java for extreme portability across platforms.

  • Pure Java Beans.
  • Includes and extensive library of pure Java demo applications.
  • J2EE version is optimized for sever side development.
  • Seamless integration with popular development environments including Embarcadero JBuilder and Eclipse.

 

ActiveX

ActiveX, Visual Basic, & ASP Components


ActiveX Controls optimized for the Internet. Smaller, faster, and without dependencies on external libraries. The edition of choice for distributed ActiveX or COM supported Internet applications.

  • 32-bit & 64-bit ActiveX Controls built with ATL.
  • Can be used from any environment that supports ActiveX including Visual Basic, VBScript, MS Office (Access, Excel etc.), Paradox, Clarion, Visual FoxPro, and more.
  • Extensive demo applications for Visual Basic (VB4, VB5, and VB6), and ASP
  • Comprehensive integrated product documentation.

 

Classic ASP

ActiveX, Visual Basic, & ASP Components


ActiveX Controls optimized for the Internet. Smaller, faster, and without dependencies on external libraries. The edition of choice for distributed ActiveX or COM supported Internet applications.

  • 32-bit & 64-bit ActiveX Controls built with ATL.
  • Can be used from any environment that supports ActiveX including Visual Basic, VBScript, MS Office (Access, Excel etc.), Paradox, Clarion, Visual FoxPro, and more.
  • Extensive demo applications for Visual Basic (VB6), and ASP
  • Comprehensive integrated product documentation.

 

Delphi

Delphi VCL Components


Native Delphi VCL Components for CodeGear Delphi with no external dependencies. It features the same trustworthy components that come with other editions, available as native Delphi VCLs for real Delphi performance.

  • Native Delphi VCL Components.
  • VCL code will compile for Kylix (all you have to do is define LINUX in Project\Options\Conditional...).
  • Extensive Delphi demo applications.
  • Comprehensive integrated product documentation.
  • Support for Embarcadero Delphi 6, 7, Delphi 2005, Delphi 2006, Delphi 2007, Delphi 2009, and RAD Studio (2010, XE, XE2, XE3, XE4 and XE5).
  • Support for Lazarus IDE and Free Pascal.

 

C++ Builder

Embarcadero C++ Builder VCL's


Native Embarcadero C++ Builder VCLs, written in C++ and compiled with the C++ Builder compiler for blazing performance. The natural choice for C++ Builder programming.

  • Native C++ Builder VCL's.
  • Extensive C++ Builder demo applications.
  • Comprehensive integrated product documentation.
  • x86 and x64 platform support.
  • Support for Embarcadero C++ Builder 2009, C++ Builder 2010, and RAD Studio (2010, XE, XE2, XE3, XE4 and XE5)

 

Mac OS

Cocoa / C++ Frameworks for Mac OS X & iPhone development


Native C++ / Cocoa frameworks for building high performance Mac OS X applications with blazing connectivity capabilities.

  • Framework for Objective-C (Cocoa) Mac OS X development.
  • 32-bit & 64-bit C++ class libraries.
  • C/C++ Libraries for Unix (Linux, Solaris, FreeBSD, MacOS, etc..).
  • Seamless integration with popular development environments.
  • Compilable source code for compilation on various Unix platforms.
  • Demo applications and comprehensive HTML documentation.

 

PHP

Cross-platform PHP Component Libraries


Cross-platform PHP5 component libraries / extensions for development on Windows, Unix, Linux, Mac, etc.

  • 32-bit & 64-bit PHP libraries (windows DLL's).
  • PHP Libraries for Unix (Linux, Solaris, FreeBSD, MacOS, etc..).
  • Support for PHP 5 (Version 5.2, 5.3, and 5.4)
  • Seamless integration with popular development environments including Eclipse.
  • Demo applications and comprehensive HTML documentation.
  • All PHP libraries include royalty-free distribution.

 

Android

Pure Java Beans, Optimized for Android OS


Highly optimized pure JavaBeans for integrating blazing connectivity into Android applications.

  • Pure Java Beans Optimized for Android OS.
  • Includes an extensive library of pure Java demo applications.
  • Seamless integration with popular development environments including Eclipse with ADT.

 

Windows Phone

.NET Framework - Windows Phone


Fully-managed .NET Libraries optimized for Windows Phone provide blazing connectivity for Mobile (phone/tablet) application development.

  • Fully-managed .NET components written in C#, optimized for Windows Phone 8
  • Extensive demo applications for Mobile development written in VB.NET and C#.
  • Comprehensive integrated product documentation.
  • Seamless integration with popular development environments including Microsoft Visual Studio .NET.
  • Single assembly, or smaller individual component assemblies (full version only) for compact deployment.

 

iOS (iPad/iPhone)

Native Cocoa / C++ Frameworks for iOS development


Native C++ / Cocoa frameworks for building high performance iOS applications with blazing connectivity capabilities.

  • Framework for Objective-C (Cocoa) iOS development.
  • 32-bit & 64-bit C++ libraries
  • Seamless integration with popular development environments.
  • Compilable source code for compilation on various platforms.
  • Extensive demo applications and comprehensive HTML documentation.

 

WinRT

.NET Framework - WinRT


Fully-managed .NET Libraries optimized for WinRT provide blazing connectivity for Mobile application development on ARM processors.

  • Fully-managed .NET components written in C#, optimized for WinRT
  • Extensive demo applications written in VB.NET and C#.
  • Comprehensive integrated product documentation.
  • Seamless integration with popular development environments including Microsoft Visual Studio.
  • Single assembly, or smaller individual component assemblies (full version only) for compact deployment.

 

C++

C++ Class Libraries (Windows / Unix / Linux / Mac OS X)


C++ classes packaged in 32-bit & 64-bit Windows DLL's, and C/C++ libraries that can be compiled against many Unix flavors, including but not limited to Linux, Solaris, Mac OS X, AIX, FreeBSD, etc. The version of choice for C++ programming on any platform or C++ development technology.

  • 32-bit & 64-bit C++ class libraries (windows DLL's).
  • C/C++ Libraries for Unix (Linux, Solaris, FreeBSD, MacOS, etc..).
  • Extensive console demo applications.
  • Seamless integration with popular development environments including Microsoft Visual C++.
  • Compilable source code for compilation on various Unix platforms.
  • Framework for Objective-C (Cocoa) Mac OS X & iPhone development.
  • Python header files seamlessly link with C++ libraries.
  • Includes QT framework header files.
  • Demo applications and comprehensive HTML documentation.

 

UNIX

C++ Class Libraries (Windows / Unix / Linux / Mac OS X)


C++ classes packaged in 32-bit & 64-bit Windows DLL's, and C/C++ libraries that can be compiled against many Unix flavors, including but not limited to Linux, Solaris, Mac OS X, AIX, FreeBSD, etc. The version of choice for C++ programming on any platform or C++ development technology.

  • C/C++ Libraries for Unix (Linux, Solaris, FreeBSD, MacOS, etc..).
  • Extensive console demo applications.
  • Seamless integration with popular development environments including Microsoft Visual C++.
  • Compilable source code for compilation on various Unix platforms.
  • Framework for Objective-C (Cocoa) Mac OS X & iPhone development.
  • Python header files seamlessly link with C++ libraries.
  • Includes QT framework header files.
  • Demo applications and comprehensive HTML documentation.

 

Linux

C++ Class Libraries (Windows / Unix / Linux / Mac OS X)


C/C++ libraries that can be compiled against many Unix flavors, including but not limited to Linux, Solaris, Mac OS X, AIX, FreeBSD, etc. The version of choice for C++ programming on any platform or C++ development technology.

  • C/C++ Libraries for Unix (Linux, Solaris, FreeBSD, MacOS, etc..).
  • Extensive console demo applications.
  • Seamless integration with popular development environments including Microsoft Visual C++.
  • Compilable source code for compilation on various Unix platforms.
  • Framework for Objective-C (Cocoa) Mac OS X & iPhone development.
  • Python header files seamlessly link with C++ libraries.
  • Includes QT framework header files.
  • Demo applications and comprehensive HTML documentation.

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IP*Works! Zip includes everything needed to add to any application, on any platform or development technology. Currently available exclusively through Red Carpet Subscriptions.

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Components

Components for

The following is a comprehensive list of the components included in IP*Works! Zip. Please note that due to platform limitations, not all components are available in all editions.