Zip files (.zip) are single files, sometimes called “archives”, that contain one or more compressed files. Zip files make it easy to keep related files together and make transporting, e-mailing, downloading and storing data and software faster and more efficient. The Zip format is the most popular compression format used in the Windows environment.
I like 7-zip, which is a free zip utility. It is fast and it compresses files very efficiently. This video will show how to download a file that is saved as a zip file. Then it will show you how to unzip the “archive” so that you can use the files that are included in the zip archive.
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You may want to download 7-Zip and use that for zipping and unzipping downloaded Zip files. You can download the .exe (executable) and install 7-zip here.


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