Zipping the file creates a compressed version of a much smaller file than the original file.
Version of the zip file has a file extension "Zip"
For example, if you zip a document whose size is 6.5 MB then after you zip, the file will be smaller in size to around 2.5 MB.
The file type is reduced as a result of zipping are text-oriented file types, such as txt, .. Doc,. Xls, and graphics files that use non-compressed files like. Bmp.
Some image files, like jpg and gif files, it uses compression, so the file size for zipping only reduced slightly.
Also, a Word document full of graphics files is much reduced as much as the documents are mostly text.
Once installed, many zip utilities integrate with Windows Explorer in Microsoft Windows XP so that when you right click a file,
zip commands are available on the shortcut menu.
To create the file. Zip, right click the file that you want to Zip and then click on the shortcut menu commands, such as Add to Zip file or Add to Archive
Often the zip utility shortcut menu also includes a command such as Configure or Options to access the zip utility's option settings.
To unzip the file, right-click the file, and then click Extract on the shortcut menu. you can Extract the files in a folder or on the Desktop