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Keka App – File Archiver for Mac

Keka lets you uncompress and compress files on Mac. It supports various file types and has features that are hard to find on other file archivers on Mac.

Keka lets you quickly zip, unzip, encrypt with a password, divide files, and choose from several compression formats.

Keka is free if you download it directly from the developer’s website instead of the Mac App Store.

How to show file extensions in Windows 10?

In Windows 10, how do I show the file extension? Open Windows File Explorer. Select the View tab from the Ribbon. Select the File name extensions tick box. Now you can see file extensions in the file name list. Alternative solution: There is a setting called Hide extensions on known file types in File Explorer…

DMG Extractor- How to Open DMG File on Windows?

If you are an ardent Apple Computer system user, then you might have heard about DMG files and the installation possibilities it holds onto in the first place. Alternatively, if you are using a Windows 7 operating system installed computer, and found a DMG type of file present within the Windows system, then you can…

How to Open DLL File? [Simple Steps]

DLL (Dynamic Link Library) is a Windows file that is widely used by many different Microsoft Windows operating system related programs to store and execute additional functionalities that are highly essential to run the program. The DLL file found in a local drive of your personal computer might have been created by a single or…

Open XLS and XLSX Files – Microsoft Excel File

A file that has been earlier saved in the XLSX file extension is a zip-compressed and XML type of spreadsheet file. This type of file format is widely saved using Microsoft Excel software, especially from the version that got released in the year 2007 till now. If you are struggling to open XLSX file that…

JSON File Extension: How to open .json File? [Guide]

A JSON file is known for storing simple objects and data structure in JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) format. The JSON is a standard type of data interchange format that is widely used to transmit data from a web application to a server or the vice-versa. The JSON files are light in terms of size and…

Guides & Help

In addition to file types, this site introduces you to many other ways to make everyday computing easier, such as compressing and decompressing files.

Data Storage

A file refers to data stored on a hard drive or other storage medium stored as a separate entity.

For example, a sales presentation can be saved as a file, as can a slide show or photo.

Directory Structure

A directory, also known as a folder, refers to the location where files or other directories are stored.

Typical features of files

1. The file always has a name.

2. The file always takes up some storage space.

3. The file is always saved in a specific format: a text is saved in one of many text file formats, a photo in one of many photo storage formats, etc.

4. The file stores information about when it was created and when it was last modified.

5. Especially online, files are usually assigned permissions. The files are stored either on the user’s computer or the network.

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