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  1. a data compression and archival format

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 9, 2008
  2. contains one or more files that have been compressed, to reduce their file size, or stored as-is

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  3. A number of compression algorithms are permitted in zip files but as of 2008 only DEFLATE is widely used and supported

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  4. The format was originally evolved by Phil Katz for PKZIP from the previous ARC compression format by Thom Henderson

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  5. However, many software utilities other than PKZIP itself are now available to create, modify, or open (unzip, decompress) ZIP files, notably WinZip, BOMArchiveHelper, KGB Archiver, PicoZip, Info-ZIP, WinRAR, IZArc, 7-Zip, ALZip, TUGZip, PeaZip, Unive

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