Blitz.ZipApi – Zip functionality for Blitz

Version: 1.2 [Version History]
Latest Release: 27th August, 2007
Licence: Free to use and modify without restriction.
Source code:


Blitz.ZipApi brings zip functionality to BlitzPlus and Blitz3D. It supports extracting files from zip files, as well as creating and modifying them. There is also support for compression and decompression of Blitz banks. Password protected archives are supported, which is handy for protecting your software’s media.

The userlib binary is based on the work of the Zlib project, which can be found at

Quick Installation Guide

A more detailed installation guide can be found at:

  • Copy “zlibwapi.dll” and “zlibwapi.decls” to the appropriate “userlibs” folder.
  • Include “”, “” and “” into your projects.
  • To add documentation to the Blitz manual, copy the contents of “blitz-docs” to the “help/commands/2d_commands” of your Blitz installation.


This software is provided ‘as-is’, without any express or implied warranty. In no event will the authors be held liable for any damages arising from the use of this software.