NetZip engages in the development and provision of Internet download management and utility software. It develops technology to improve the reliability of downloading media and software files over the Internet. The company offers various products, including Download Demon, a download tool; NetZip Classic, an Internet utility for file compression, transfer, and management; and FastView, a multiple file format viewer for viewing multimedia files on the Web and from email attachments. NetZip was founded by Boris Jerkunica and Phil Hill in 1996 and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington. NetZip, Inc. is a subsidiary of RealNetworks, Inc., as of December 31, 2003.