WinZip 16.5 uses OpenCL acceleration

Started by Stefan, April 27, 2012, 04:07:36 PM

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QuoteWinZip is proud to announce our latest release, WinZip 16.5! Building on WinZip 16's file sharing innovations and fully upgraded 64-bit engine, this release introduces unprecedented advancements in WinZip technology:

    NEW ultra-fast zip engine that taps into your computer's full processing power
    NEW next-generation technology that harnesses the power of AMD graphics processors
    NEW streamlined interface with a more attractive, intuitive look-and-feel

Revolutionary Performance Enhancements

WinZip has rewritten its core engine to vastly improve performance in WinZip 16.5. Now WinZip's 64-bit zip engine can compress your files faster than ever before, saving you both time and money!
Additional Speed for AMD Customers

WinZip has been working closely with Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) to bring you a major leap in file compression technology. WinZip 16.5 uses OpenCL acceleration to leverage the significant power of AMD Fusion processors and AMD Radeon graphics hardware graphics processors (GPUs). The result? Dramatically faster compression abilities for users who have these AMD products installed!


I wonder if we will see similar tech added to WinRAR or 7zip?