Updated: 10/02/2017 by Computer Hope

Archive may refer to any of the following:

Archive1. An archive is a site or location that has a vast amount of information about a topic that can be downloaded or browsed. Archives can be used to research and learn more about the topic being discussed. For example, Computer Hope can be considered an archive of computer information.

2. Archive is another term used to describe a file that contains multiple files that are usually compressed files.

3. The Internet Archive is a non-profit that was founded in 1996 that has been backing up web pages since it was founded and now also stores old texts, audio, moving images, and software.

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