Apimac Compress Files now uses AES-256 encryption for zip files

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Compress FilesApimac has just released new versions of its Compress Files utility, which allows compressing, archiving, and encryption of files. Along with some of the other features, a notable addition is support for AES-256 encryption for zip files.

Compress Files allows users to create a compressed file in any of the following formats: Zip, TAR, Gzip, Bzip2, Xar, 7zip and Compressed Disk Image (DMG). The encrypted formats are: Zip, DMG and 7zip. Version ’08 release 2 brings:

  • Xar version 1.5.2.
  • Crypted Zip files now use AES-256
  • Improved AppleScript dictionary for automated e-mail and archive actions
  • Customisation in contextual menus
  • And, of course, bug fixes

Since 1996, Apimac has been developing award-winning software for the Mac platform. Some of their best software includes Mac Notepad, Clean Text, Apimac Slideshow and Secret Folder. Compress FIles costs around $27 for a single user license from their website. They also have a free trial version available.

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