Editor: Xceed Zip for .NET Compact Framework is a data compression and all-purpose file manipulation class library for creating mobile apps. It provides flexible zip, gzip and streaming data compression capabilities for compact applications created with Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003. The library includes an innovative and extensible filesystem object model that makes zip files as easy to work with as regular files or folders. It is the only .NET Compact Framework data compression library to offer advanced zip features such as the ability to create split and spanned zip files, create customized self-extracting Zip files (.EXE), support flexible memory operations and offer the enhanced Deflate64 compression method. Created by the makers of high-quality compression components since 1994, Xceed Zip for .NET Compact Framework represents the state of the art in compression libraries. It has been written completely in C# to offer .NET Compact Framework developers compact, highest performance code and maximum flexibility. It is also extremely easy to use, requiring only a single line of code to accomplish basic Zip and data compression tasks. The library comes with full support for VB.NET and C# and includes a variety of useful and interesting sample applications. To increase development momentum, the library's classes integrate seamlessly with the .NET base class library and the component offers comprehensive Visual Studio .NET style documentation. Prompt, expert telephone and email support is also provided free of charge. NEW: Service release. Full compatibility with Visual Studio 2008. All samples have been converted to VS2008 (names of Visual Studio 2005 versions now contain "_VS2005").