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Spotlight on Zip Express

Zip Express is a powerful program for looking up Zip Codes and lots more. Today it's in the Shareware Spotlight so check it out!
Published: Feb 20, 2007
Author: Michael E, Callahan
Related OS: 98 / NT / 2k / XP / 95 / 2003 / Windows / Vista
Shareware Spotlight

In The Spotlight: Zip Express

by Michael E. Callahan aka Dr. File Finder


Do you find yourself with a list of phone messages to return and have noidea where the area code is located? Use Zip Express to determinewhere the call came from and what time it is in that location.

Do you need a list of zip codes and towns within a specific county? Findthe information in seconds with Zip Express.

Do you want to know where a zip code is located within a state? Use themap function to connect to the Internet and view a map of the locationin seconds (depending on your connection speed).

Looking for an easy way to insert zip code data into your application?Create a hot key in Zip Express to insert the zip code's associatedcity, county, state, area code, time zone information into yourapplication in the format needed.

What is Zip Express?

Zip Express is a small utility that allows easy look up of U.S.zip codes and the associated cities, states, counties, area codes, timezones and current time. Also use Zip Express to find the current time,time zones and telephone country codes for locations around the world.

Features

  • Contains all 42,000+ U.S. Zip Codes
  • Search by Zip Code, City, State, County or Area Code
  • Display current time for any location in the U.S. - Adjusts forDaylight Saving Time
  • Contains dialing and time zone information for more than 240different countries
  • Display the current time for many cities around the world
  • Look up dialing codes to place phone calls to people in citiesaround the world
  • Use hot keys to automate the insertion of city, state, zip info intoother applications.

Free Trial Version:

Download Zip Express and use the free evaluation copy for 30 days. Orbuy the full version of Zip Express for $24.95 (US) atwww.getzips.com/order.htm.

Free data updates

Zip code and area code data is updated 4 times a year and is availableto licensed users free via download.

Program Add-ons

You can optionally purchase a data export license. (Requires initialpurchase of Zip Express license.) This allows you to export all of thezip code data to a .csv file. Manipulate, sort or incorporate the datainto an in-house project. The export license is priced at $19.95 for onedata update or $59.95 for an annual license (4 data updates).

Requirements

Zip Express runs under Windows Vista/2003/XP/2000/Me/98/NT4/95.It requires minimal system resources - Pentium or equivalent processor,32 MB RAM and 5 MB of free hard disk space.

Summary

Zip Express is a handy tool for finding area codes, zip codes,etc. Save time by having all of the information right at your mouse tip.


About The Author...

Kaysville, Utah based Insight Software Solutions offers a number ofother award winning productivity software programs including MacroExpress, a 2005 Shareware Industry Awards Foundation People's ChoiceAwards winner, Keyboard Express, ShortKeys, Capture Express, and more.




About Michael E, Callahan

Michael E. Callahan, known around the world by the trademarked name Dr. File Finder, is regarded as the world's leading expert on shareware. Dr. File Finder works with software programs and developers full-time, and in the average year he evaluates 10,000 programs. Since 1982 he has evaluated over 250,000 software and hardware products. Mr. Callahan began evaluating software online in 1982 and no one has been at it longer. He currently works doing online PR and marketing for software companies, and is the Senior Content Producer for Butterscotch.Com.

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