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.ZIP File Extension

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File Type
This file is saved in a zipped format.
You can view the contents by unzipping it with a file decompression program.
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Zipped File
DeveloperN/A
Popularity
4.2 (81 Votes) Thanks for voting!
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CategoryCompressed Files
File Format Description

File compressed or "zipped" using Zip compression, a common type of compression in which every file in the archive is compressed separately; supported by most file compression/decompression programs.

Windows users can create ZIP archives by right-clicking a file and selecting "Send to → Compressed (zipped) Folder." Mac OS X users can create ZIP archives by right-clicking a file and selecting "Compress [filename]."

Common ZIP Filenames:

New Compressed (zipped) Folder.zip - The name Microsoft Windows gives to new ZIP files created via the context menu (right-click and choose New → Compressed (zipped) Folder).

Program(s) that open .ZIP files
Updated 5/16/2014

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File Type
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MAME Game ROM
DeveloperThe MAME Team
Popularity
2.8 (6 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategoryGame Files
File Format Description

Game file used by MAME arcade video game emulators; may contain the entire contents of the arcade game data, or may be supplemented by .CHD arcade hard disk file, which is required in order to play the game; stored in a compressed .ZIP format.

MAME ROMs are sometimes difficult to load properly due to file format and emulation software differences. Therefore, some emulators are distributed with a tool that verifies whether a ROM can be loaded or not.

Program(s) that open .ZIP files
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Updated 11/16/2010