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ComponentAce Announces the Release of ZipForge.NET 2.0

Add Royalty-Free ZIP Compression and Backup Capabilities to .NET Applications


Eugene, OR -- (ReleaseWire) -- 10/29/2007 -- ComponentAce, a renowned developer of compression and encryption components, today announces the release of ZipForge.NET 2.0. Designed as a single component, this ZIP compression library provides developers with a pain-free way to add ZIP archiving and backup capabilities to their .NET applications. End-users of such applications will benefit from the ability to reduce the size of their files, increase the speed of data transmission and read files directly from zipped archives, among many other useful abilities.

ZipForge.NET lets a .NET application create and manipulate Zip files and perform a wide variety of data compression operations. This includes an ability to add, move, extract, delete, update, test, refresh a group of files or folders by a single
operation; save or load zipped data from stream; add compressed data from stream.
What's more, ZipForge.NET allows compressing files, buffers, streams, strings and repairing corrupted archives. Users will also benefit from its unique Transaction System. This technology delivers a very fast and easy way to update archive files,
while providing data integrity like a reliable database system.

ZipForge.NET 2.0 features include strong AES encryption, BZIP2 and PPMd compression algorithms support, time estimation for compression and decompression operations, and ability to NTFS time stamps.

ZipForge.NET is written entirely in 100%-managed native C# code and takes advantage of all the safety and reliability benefits of the .NET framework. There is a well-designed component interface, plenty of code samples and demos for C#, VB.NET and Delphi.NET. Thanks to all this, the component is easy to incorporate into an application. At any stage of using the component, customers can rely on a quick and knowledgeable response from the technical support team that will help to resolve any problem in less than a few hours.

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Pricing and Availability
ZipForge.NET v.2.0 is compatible with Microsoft Windows 98/2000/XP and requires .NET framework 1.1 or 2.0. Supported IDE environments include Microsoft Visual Studio 2003, 2005 and Borland Developer Studio 2005, 2006. ZipForge.NET is distributed as Personal Edition (free, no limitations) and Commercial Edition that starts at 199 Euro for a single developer with royalty-free distribution (for commercial license types and their costs, please refer to Additional information on ZipForge.NET, detailed documentation with samples of code and demos, as well as a free, fully functional evaluation copy is available from

About ComponentAce
Founded in 2003, ComponentAce's goal is to deliver efficient and low-cost compression and encryption solutions for Delphi, C++Builder, Kylix and ActiveX. Over 500,000 developers use their components worldwide. This includes some of the well-known Fortune 500 companies, educational institutions and government agencies.

Among the most popular components, there is FlexCompress, Easy Compression Library, Absolute Database (an embedded database engine for Borland Delphi and C++Builder) and Easy Compression Library for ActiveX. For more information, please visit