In order to use these functions you must compile
PHP with zip support by using the –enable-zip configure option.
As of PHP 5.6.0 a –with-libzip=DIR configure option has
been added to use a system libzip installation. libzip version 0.11
is required, with 0.11.2 or later recommended.
As of PHP 7.3.0, building against the bundled
libzip is discouraged, but still possible by adding –without-libzip to the
As of PHP 5.3 this extension is built-in. Before,
Windows users need to enable php_zip.dll inside of php.ini in order to use these functions.
Installation via PECL
Information for installing this PECL extension may
be found in the manual chapter titled Installation of PECL extensions. Additional
information such as new releases, downloads, source files,
maintainer information, and a CHANGELOG, can be located here: