Best Ways to Zip files


A Single File

If you have a single file that is taking up a lot of storage space, such as videos, this method may be for you. Zipping the file will reduce its overall size and make it easier to handle along with the rest of your data. Here’s how you can get started.

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

Step 2: 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 Compressed (Zipped) Folder in the next menu.

Step 6: Rename your new ZIP file, and press the Enter key.

Written by Amy Johnston
3 months ago

Zip Multiple Files

This method is useful for cramming multiple files in one neat package and can make sending large files easier as well as freeing up unused disk space that you can use more productively.

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

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

Step 3: Select all files by holding down the mouse button and dragging the pointer across the screen. Your mouse will create a blue selection box. All files within this box are highlighted with a light blue color.

Step 4: Release the mouse button and right-click on the light- highlighted files.

Step 5: Select Send To on the menu.

Step 6: Select Compressed (Zipped) Folder in the next menu.

Written by Ofelia Patrick
12 months ago

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