Learn about Compression File Formats and APIs that can open and create archive files
File Compression is the process to reduce the size of one or more files. It shrinks big files into much smaller ones by removing unneeded data. The compressed file archive makes it easier to send and back up large files or groups of files. Moreover, such files make downloading faster easier and allow more data to be stored on removable media. There are various compression formats. Below we are going to discuss the most popular Compression File Formats and the most recommended software that uses it.
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Following is a list of common compression file formats along with their file extensions.