Archive and Backup File Recovery

Why You Should Zip Your Files

Zipping is a compound term referring to compressing large files using any archive file format. ZIP is the most common archive file format and is therefore used to describe data compression with other formats such as RAR and TAR. This article looks at some of the reasons why zipping files is important. You've probably received an email with a .zip attachment, or downloaded a software file with a .zip extension. Most software developers choose to use zip archive format to compress...

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How to Open Zip Files in Windows 10 without WinZip

Data compression gets more relevant each time a new file is created. Many modern files, especially those that contain software and their resources, take gigabytes of much needed storage space. This has prompted the increased use of data compression mechanisms such as the creation of ZIP archive files. In this article, we are going to learn how to unzip .zip files without WinZip. Zip archive files are basically a compilation of files and folders, compressed to make one file. To use these...

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How to Create and Extract RAR Files in Windows 10

Archive files are types of files that are made after compressing one or more files and folders. This is occasioned by the need to reduce the size of the files or folders on disk space or for faster transfer. This article highlights how to use one of the most popular archive file formats, RAR files. Named after its Russian developer Eugene Roshal, Roshal Archive file format (abbreviated RAR) is one of the most used archive formats in Windows. RAR is one of the archives that supports lossless...

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