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WinZip Quick Guide - Basic WinZip functions.
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Compression Algorithms - History of algorithms used for compression.
LZ77 and DEFLATE - LZ77 and DEFLATE family of algorithms
LZ78, LZMA and BWT Compression - LZ78, LZMA and BTW algorithms.
ZIP Advanced Options - Learn important but rarely used ZIP options
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How to Open File Extension - Generic method on how to open file extensions.
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Zip File Format
  • application/zip
  • application/octet-stream
  • application/x-zip-compressed
  • multipart/x-zip
Opens with
  • 7-Zip
  • WinZip
  • zip
  • WinRar