StuffIt Deluxe Review

StuffIt Deluxe is easy-to-use file compression software available on the market today. StuffIt Deluxe is a product of Smith Micro Inc. It allows user to compress, send, protect and backup. User can preview images within archives and compress JPEG images by up to 30% with no loss in quality.

StuffIt Deluxe is available for Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7 and Mac OS X 10.4 or higher. Trial version is available to download at this file compression software website. User has to register to be able to download the software.

There are three versions of StuffIt: Standard, Deluxe and Free Expander. StuffIt Standard has only basic expansion and compression. StuffIt Deluxe has more features and higher price. StuffIt Expander is free edition that allows only expansion and decoding. StuffIt Deluxe has five main features: Compress and Expand, Send, Protect, Backup and Integrate Feature.

Compress and Expand Highlight Features:

  • Has Duplicate Folding function for smaller archives
  • Allows user to expand 7Zip archives
  • User can also expand segmented Zip archives
  • Lets user to create EXE archives with remote payload
  • Comes with patented 24-bit image compression
  • Has special TIFF, PNG, GIF & BMP compressors
  • Has optimized compressors for PDF, MP3 & more
  • Lets user re-compress Zips and MS Office docs
  • It can compress JPEG photos up to 30%
  • User can create StuffIt, Zip and TAR archives
  • Lets user browse archives without expanding
  • User can view thumbnails of archived images
  • Allows user to convert to and from Zip and Sitx archives
  • User can expand files with a single keystroke
  • User can add, delete, and change files in archives
  • Lets user search archives by name, date and more
  • It can expand over 25 compression formats

Send Highlight Features:

  • It has added support for any MAPI email client
  • It has built-in FTP and email file transfers
  • Allows user to split files apart to fit email size limits

Protect Highlight Features:

  • Comes with strong 512-bit and AES 256-bit encryption
  • Has built-in protection against data corruption
  • User can encrypt StuffIt and Zip files

Backup Highlight Features:

  • User can schedule backups from contextual menu
  • It uses file metadata to backup files
  • Allows user to backup directly to FTP
  • Lets user to burn archives to multiple CDs and DVDs, Blu-ray Disc
  • User can also schedule backup at shutdown

Integrate Highlight Features:

  • Has plug-in support for Photoshop CS2-4
  • Has plug-ins for Microsoft Office 2003 & 2007
  • Has multi-processor and multi-core enabled
  • Let user create cross-platform compatible archives