Meaning of COMPRESSION in English
Compression is a technique to make a file or a data stream compacted in order to save server space and reduce transfer times.There are a number of programs that will compress files such as WinZip,gnuzip,PKZIP,Stuffit etc.Files with the following extensions are almost always compressed files;arc,arj,gz,taz,tar,zip,zoo,Z,tgz,taZ,lha,lhz.
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