WinZip commands Web References & Cheatsheet



The default action is to add or replace zipfile entries from list, which can include the special name – to compress standard input. If zipfile and list are omitted, zip compresses stdin to stdout.

 -f   freshen: only changed files                   -u   update: only changed or new files

 -d   delete entries in zipfile                         -m   move into zipfile (delete files)

 -k   force MSDOS (8+3) file names           -g   allow growing existing zipfile

 -r   recurse into directories                          -j   junk (don’t record) directory names

 -0   store only                                                   -l   convert LF to CR LF (-ll CR LF to LF)

 -1   compress faster                                       -9   compress better

 -q   quiet operation                                        -v   verbose operation/print version info

 -c   add one-line comments                        -z   add zipfile comment

 -b   use “path” for temp file                        -t   only do files after “mmddyy”

 -@   read names from stdin                        -o   make zipfile as old as latest entry

 -x   exclude the following names              -i   include only the following names

 -F   fix zipfile (-FF try harder)                      -D   do not add directory entries

 -A   adjust self-extracting exe                    -J   junk zip file prefix (unzipsfx)

 -T   test zipfile integrity                                 -X   eXclude eXtra file attributes

 -$   include volume label                              -S   include system and hidden files

 -h   show this help                                          -n   don’t compress these suffixes

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