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!
In Google Drive, select the files/folders you would like to include in your compresse file.
Once your files/folders are selected. Right click and click Download
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.