How To unzip files on a PC

  • Open File Explorer and find the zipped folder.
  • To unzip the entire folder, right-click to select Extract All, and then follow the instructions.
  • To unzip a single file or folder, double-click the zipped folder to open it. Then, drag or copy the item from the zipped folder to a new location.

How to unzip files on a Mac

To unzip zipped files on a Mac, simply double-click on the zipped file and the Archive Utility tool will unzip the files, creating a new folder of its contents beside the zipped folder on your desktop.

unzip zip file on mac into new folder
The Archive Utility tool will automatically create of folder of the zipped file’s contents.

You can also right-click on the folder and click Open to perform the same task if Archive Utility is set as your default. If not, right-click and select Open with then Archive Utility