.ZIP File extension

Zipped File

.ZIP File Extension - How to open .ZIP File? icon
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CategoryCompressed Files
FormatZip

What is a .ZIP file?

A ZIP file is an archive that contains one or more files compressed or "zipped" using Zip compression. It stores files separately from each other allowing the files to be compressed using different methods and extracted without compressing or decompressing the entire archive.

More .ZIP File Extension Information

The Zip format was created in 1989 by Phil Katz and was used in the PKZIP utility developed by PKWARE, Inc. The format grew in popularity and is now supported by most file compression/decompression programs. Windows users can create ZIP archives by right-clicking a file and selecting "Send to → Compressed (zipped) Folder." Mac OS X users can create ZIP archives by right-clicking a file and selecting "Compress [filename]."

How to open .ZIP files?

.ZIP can be using by 4 Flatform (Mac, Windows, Linux, Android).
And can be open by bellow programs list:
Mac
Corel WinZip Mac 6
Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe 16
Apple Archive Utility
Incredible Bee Archiver
The Unarchiver
B1 Free Archiver
Keka
Windows
File Viewer Plus
Corel WinZip 21
WinRAR 5
PeaZip
ConeXWare PowerArchiver
Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe
7-Zip
B1 Free Archiver
Linux
File Roller
B1 Free Archiver
PeaZip
Android
File Viewer for Android
RARLAB RAR
ZDevs ZArchiver
Updated at: 2018-11-13

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