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How to create ZIP file

A compressed file in ZIP format is a very interesting option for sending several documents at once. In addition to compressing, this format also reduces the final file size and makes sending via email or other platforms easier.

It is possible to create a ZIP file with native resources on iOS, macOS and Windows. In these cases, the new file is stored in the same location. Android, on the other hand, requires you to download a specific app for this function, such as ZArchiver (Android). Want to create a compressed file on your computer? Check out the step by step below!

How to create ZIP file on computer


Step 1: open a folder in the macOS Finder and select one or more files.

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Step 2: then right click and press “Compress”.

Step 3: finally, the ZIP file will be displayed in the same location.


Step 1: open Windows File Explorer and choose the items you want to compress.

Step 2: right click, scroll to the “Send to” option and select “Compressed Folder”.

Step 3: the zipped folder will be available in the same location.

After following these steps, you can create ZIP files on your mobile phone or computer.

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