Archive File Format

Description: File that is composed of one or more computer files along with metadata; used to collect multiple data files together into a single file for easier portability and storage, or simply to compress files to use less storage space (source)

Example: None

Synonym(s): Archive Format, Package File Format

Element Segments: Space Segment, Ground Segment, User Segment

Element Families: Data, Software

Crosswalk Identifiers

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