Posted on March 18, 2013 in Windows Category
In this tutorial you will learn how to create zip files using different methods such as WinRAR or Windows 7's Built-In Compression Tool.
To create zip files, you need to select a group of files, right click and select "Send to" - "Compressed (zipped) folder".
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First of all, to zip files you need to install WinRAR. This software offers a wide range of options besides of the built-in Windows Compression Tool. To download it, visit www.rarlab.com.
Once you installed WinRAR, select files that you want to be zipped, right click and choose "Add to archive..".
Now you can see the WinRAR Archive Properties:
It is recommended to use a ZIP extension and not RAR. Why? Because most of all upload softwares or apps only supports zip files.
There is no big difference between those methods, but here are some things you need to know:
So choose what you think is the best for you.