What is ZIP?
Zip (or ZIP) is a file format used to compress data stored on your computer. The purpose of compression is to reduce the size of a file or to group multiple files into one.
It is possible to compress audio files, video and images. It is a simple way to group multiple files. The compressed files have the extension “.zip”.
For example, to send multiple documents by email, the task is simplified if the user creates a file that groups all documents together and sends a single file. When the recipient unpacks the “.zip” file, each document will be shown separately.
On some operating systems, such as Mac OS X, the Zip compression format is already integrated into the system.
Some software that works with the format Zip are: PKZIP, WinZip, 7-Zip, etc.
The Zip format was created in 1989 by Phil Katz, founder of PKWARE, and was initially implemented in “PKZIP” software to replace the previous “ARC” compression format. The name “Zip” was suggested by a friend of Phil Katz.
ZIP stands for Compressed File
ZIP stands for Z-Machine Interpreter Program
ZIP stands for ZRT/IRT- Related Protein
Zip is an English word whose meaning in Portuguese is “very fast movement”.
” Zip ” is a jargon often used in the computer medium to designate the action of compressing files.
Other Meanings of ZIP
|ZIP||Z-Machine Interpreter Program|
|ZIP||ZRT/IRT- Related Protein|
|ZIP||Zero Intelligence Potential|
|ZIP||Zero Interest Plan|
|ZIP||Zero Interpolation Processing|
|ZIP||Zero Inventory Production|
|ZIP||Zig-zag Inline Package|
|ZIP||Zinc Impurity Photodetector|
|ZIP||Zinc Iron and Protein|
|ZIP||Zodiacal Infrared Project|
|ZIP||Zone Improvement Plan|
|ZIP||Zone Industrielle Portuaire|
|ZIP||Zone Information Protocol|
|ZIP||Zone d’Initiative Privilegiee|
|ZIP||Zone d’Intervention Prioritaire|
|ZIP||Zoster Immune Plasma|