If you want to transfer multiple (maybe large) files across computers of over the internet it isn’t always convenient.
By creating an archive (.zip, .rar, …) you can put multiple files into one file and reduce the original size drastically.
In order to extract the archive you will need software the can open that archive.
A free program that does that and a lot more is 7-Zip, wich is mostly used for .zip or .7z files.
This tutorial will show you how to install 7-Zip in Windows 10.
A video tutorial is available at the bottom of the post.
Open your web browser and go to this link: www.7-zip.org/download.html.
Then click the Download link next to the 64-bit exe.
Wait for the download to finish.
When the download is finished open the file.
Select the destination folder of the software if you want to change the install location, otherwise skip this.
Click on ‘Install’ to begin the installation.
7-Zip is small in size so it shouldn’t take long to install.
When the installation is complete you can click the ‘Close’ button.
7-Zip is now installed, you can launch 7-Zip by searching it in the start menu or by opening a .zip file.
You now know how to install 7-Zip in Windows 10.