Opening a Zip File

Issue/Question

How do I download and open a compressed/zipped file?

Environment

  • macOS

Resolution

  1. In your browser, right-click the link and choose Save Link As... or Download Linked File As... .
  2. Open Finder to where the file was saved. Safari automatically unzips the file. For other browsers, double-click the file to unzip it.
  3. A new folder will appear containing the contents of the zip file.
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Details

Article ID: 180
Created
Fri 6/13/14 7:57 AM
Modified
Wed 7/29/20 12:22 PM

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