How to Compress and Extract Folders in Windows 10
Compressed folders merge multiple files into a single file, compressing them so they take up less storage space. This is helpful when sharing files, as many email providers limit sending and receiving file sizes.
Follow these steps to compress a file or folder.
You can also click a file or folder, and then press Ctrl while clicking another file or folder to select multiple files or folders.
The compressed folder appears.
The files or folders you selected were automatically added to the new folder.
You can view a compressed folder as you would view a normal folder. You have the option to open files directly from a compressed folder or move files out of a compressed folder to save or edit them.
The files appear in File Explorer.
The Extract To group includes recently used folders.
Select a folder to move your folder or file to, if listed.
Your file is extracted.
Here's how you extract all the files within a compressed folder at once.
The compressed folder files are decompressed and copied to the specified location.
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