- A compression and archiving format made popular on the MS-DOS/PC platform
with the PKzip software, Zip offers one of the best compression ratios of
the popular formats.
- A file transfer protocol based on
X-Modem, Y-Modem was designed by
Chuck Forsberg to add batch transmission, and variable block size.
- An area under a particular administrative or other control, for example
a domain name is a 'zone' in the name server configuration. Generally a zone
can be further divided into subzones with authority delegated to their own
administrators and servers.
- A compression and archiving format made popular on the Amiga system,
zoo is available in public-domain executables for most major operating