Monday, October 4, 2010

Zip it Up!

Ever gotten tired of adding one picture at a time to an email or uploading individual files to a website? Then this post is for you.

Zipping files is a simple trick that has been around forever. Originally designed to compress files and make them smaller (which you still can do), zipping is more frequently used to combine multiple files into a single file.

This trick can save you plenty of time when you have to have to send or upload many files at once and it is very easy to do. Keep in mind that by combining a number of files, your overall file size can get very large. Here is a video on how to resize your pictures, making them small enough to email as well as add into a zip file with other files that are similar in size.

Below is a video showing you how to zip your files and then upload them into Moodle:

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