Compress Files

Compress Files has stopped working
Please restore the app to factory defaults. Here is how: 1. Quit Compress Files if it is running. 2. Hold the Option key and use the “Go” menu i...
Tue, Jan 10, 2017 at 5:40 PM
So Compress Files can’t de-compress files?
Yes, it’s correct, the tool is designed for only compress, archive and encrypt files. We suggest to use “” which is the built-in archive...
Tue, Apr 1, 2014 at 2:59 PM
I am trying to compress a file and it doesn’t get as small as I had hoped
Some files compress better than others. Many multimedia files are already compressed. Such is the case for png, jpeg, gif, mpeg, mp3, pdf, mov, QuickTime an...
Fri, Jul 17, 2015 at 3:44 AM
What is the limit to the size of a zip file?
The zip format’s theoretical limit is 4GB. We do not recommend exceeding 750 MB when creating a zip file since the potential for corruption rises greatly as...
Tue, Apr 1, 2014 at 2:59 PM
How to change quickly the current panel (Compress, Email, Archive)?
Keep the mouse pointer in the main window (where you normally drag files), then use the horizontal scroll to change the panel.
Tue, Apr 1, 2014 at 2:59 PM
How to create a Mac encrypted disk image
Encrypting personal filesFor high security, you can use Compress Files to encrypt part of your hard disk through the use of an encrypted disk image protecte...
Wed, Oct 1, 2014 at 9:14 AM
How to encrypt a file in Mac OS X
Compress Files allow you to create encrypted disk images in which you can store your personal files. To create an encrypted disk image, do as follows: ...
Mon, Apr 28, 2014 at 3:11 PM
Compression Options Guide
Omit Finder Desktop files This option determines whether or not Finder specific information (such as the .DS_Store files) is preserved w...
Tue, Apr 1, 2014 at 2:59 PM