Extract Archived or Zipped Files


A Zipped or Archive file type are compressed files that contain one or more files and directories. 

When extracted, the *.zip file will extract to a folder when there are multiple files and folders compressed. In the example below, the zip file is Archive.zip. Extraction of this file created a folder, Archive.

Illustration of a zipped file and folder

The folder will contain all the extracted items from the *.zip file.
Illustration for files that were extracted from a zip or archive file

To extract zip files from:

Windows

Mac