How to Copy a Zip File

By Nina Nixon

Copying a .zip file may be useful in certain circumstances. For instance, you may want to place a copy in another drive, folder or website for others to access without compromising the original file. The compressed file type is practical to create and reproduce because most operating platforms can access it, including Windows operating systems, Unix and Macintosh. Learn how easy it is to copy a .zip file by following a few quick steps.

Step 1

Right-click on the .zip file to be copied.

Step 2

Select "Copy."

Step 3

Select your destination folder or drive and right-click on it.

Step 4

Choose "Paste."

Tips & Warnings

  • To avoid confusion over determining which .zip file has the freshest data, keep your duplicates updated when you make changes to the original .