Why is Zip Able to Compress Single Files Better than Multiple Files with the Same Content?



Being able to compress our files so that it is easier to share and/or transport them can make our electronic lives much easier, but sometimes we may see odd or unexpected sizing results after we compress them. Why is that? Today’s SuperUser Q&A post has the answers to a confused reader’s questions.

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Suppose that I have 10,000 XML files. Now suppose that I want to send them to a friend. Before sending them, I would like to compress them. Method 1: Don't compress them Results: Resulting Size: ...
Why is Zip Able to Compress Single Files Better than Multiple Files with the Same Content?
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Being able to compress our files so that it is easier to share and/or transport them can make our electronic lives much easier, but sometimes we may see odd or unexpected sizing results after we compress them. Why is that? Today’s SuperUser Q&A post has the answers to a confused reader’s questions.

Click Here to Continue Reading



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