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  • Data compression involves encoding information using fewer bits than the original representation (reducing size).

This page is about lossless compression tools for general purpose file compression.

Graphical Tools

The following packages provide graphical interfaces to work with compressed files:

File extensions

Many archive file format exist, including:

See also CategoryFileFormat


Packages to deal with compressed files include:

CategorySoftware CategoryCompression