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Digital Scholarship Center: Google Drive - Compress Files

Information about the resources in the Digital Scholarship Center

You can compress files through Google Drive! Compressing files helps lower the size of your files and allows for easy transport. You can compress one file, or multiple files at once!


  1. In Google Drive, select the files/folders you would like to include in your compresse file. This graphic shows how to Select Files

  2. Once your files/folders are selected. Right click and click Download This graphic shows how to Click Download

  3. You can see the progess on the bottom right side of your browser. After it's done, a compressed .zip file will be downloaded to your computer. This graphic shows the Download Progress