How to Create a Zip file in windows 10 Just in 2 Minutes

The zip file is a very convenient way of compressing large files and easily sharing anywhere. A zip file helps us in organizing heavy files, photos, videos in a single file and many times people have to send email attachment of large files but it becomes impossible when we try to send such files from the mail so by making a zip of that file we can easily share anywhere.

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Create a Zip File

Zip file organizes and compresses your single and multiple files in a single file which becomes very easy to share so we have explained some methods below to zip your files in windows 10.

Create  Zip of single File

This method will be useful for you when you have to zip a single file that is huge in size or video shoot files from a digital camera or smartphone videos can be zipped which will compress and reduce the file size of the video.

Step 1: find the file explorer on windows 10 taskbar(the folder icon)

Step 2: Now locate the file you want to compress

Step 3: Right-click on the file.

Step 4: Select Send to on the menu.

Step 5: Select the Compressed (zipped) folder in the next menu.

Step 6: Now rename your new file and  hit the enter key

 

Create  Zip of multiple files

This method of creating a zip of multiple files is very useful when you have a bunch of files and you want to share it somewhere than this might work because it will compress your multiple files in one place. Below some ways are explained to zip the multiple files.

Step 1: File Explorer on the Windows 10 taskbar (the folder icon

Step 2: Now locate the files you want to add to a single ZIP file.

Step 3: Now drag and select all multiple files and right-click on a mouse.

Step 4: locate send to and click on compress zipped folder.

 

Create Zip of an entire folder

If you want multiple files in a single folder, this is the method you choose. after that when files will be unpacked than all files will unload in a folder created during the compression process.

Step 1: Locate File Explorer on the Windows 10 taskbar (the folder icon).

Step 2: Now locate the folder you want to add to a single ZIP file.

Step 3: Right-click on the folder

Step 4: Now choose send menu

Step 5: Select the Compressed (zipped) folder in the next menu.

Step 6:  Now you have to rename your zip file and hit enter.

How to unzip a file

Unzipping of a file will split all files which were zipped below we have explained some ways to unzip a file.

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Step 1: Locate File Explorer on the Windows 10 taskbar (the folder icon).

Step 2: Now locate the file you want to add to a single ZIP file.

Step 3: Right-click on the Zip file.

Step 4: Select extract files to extract any choice location or choose extract here to extract the files in the same folder.

Step 5: wait for file extraction it may take time depending on the zip file size.

Step 6: Hit enter and your unzipped files are ready.

Software Requirement  to Zip or Unzip

There are various file zipping software available but the best one you will find is Winzip because it has a very light and working interface and works fasters than other Softwares for this purpose.

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Conclusion

The overall view of this blogs is to make you know about the methods to zip or unzip files in windows 10 I have explained ways like how to zip single files, multiple files, and folder. The methods explained are very easy to be done you will need Winzip software installed in your Pc to do this process.

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