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Convert XLSX to ZIP

You have the option to convert your xlsx file to zip, as well as a variety of other formats, using our free online converter.

Converting your xlsx file to zip is easy with these steps.

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Converting xlsx to zip

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Office Open XML Document

Extension.xlsx
Category🔵 documents
Programs
🔵 Microsoft Office
🔵 LibreOffice
🔵 Kingsoft Office
🔵 Google Docs
Main program🔵 Microsoft Office
Description🔵 .xlsx (Microsoft Excel Open XML Spreadsheet) The .xlsx format is the default file format for spreadsheets created in Microsoft Excel, starting with Excel 007 and later versions. It's part of the Office Open XML specification and uses XML and ZIP compression for smaller file sizesThe .xlsx format supports complex spreadsheets with data, formulas, charts, pivot tables, and various formatting. It is more efficient and secure compared to the older .xls format and is widely used in business, education, and personal data organization.
Technical details🔵 Introduced in Excel 2007 as part of the Office Open XML (OOXML) standard, the `.xlsx` format is a notable advancement from the `.xls` format. It employs XML within a ZIP archive structure for improved data readability and efficient organization of elements like worksheets and shared strings. This format supports extensive datasets, allowing up to 1,048,576 rows and 16,384 columns per sheet, and includes advanced features like formulas, charts, pivot tables, and VBA macros. The use of shared XML files optimizes file size. `.xlsx` enhances cross-platform interoperability, includes security features like digital signatures and encryption, and has a macro-enabled `.xlsm` variant. Its XML structure minimizes file corruption risks and aids in data recovery. Widely compatible with modern spreadsheet software and older Excel versions, `.xlsx` has significantly enhanced Excel workbook functionality and efficiency, making it a preferred format for contemporary spreadsheet tasks.
Developer🔵 Microsoft
MIME type
🔵 application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.spreadsheetml.sheet

ZIP compression

Extension.zip
Category🔵 archives
Programs
🔵 StuffIt
🔵 WinRAR
🔵 Winzip
Description🔵 .zip (Zip Archive) The .zip format is a file archive and compression format that supports lossless data compression. A ZIP file may contain one or more files or directories that may have been compressedThe ZIP file format permits a number of compression algorithms, though DEFLATE is the most common. This format is widely used for distribution and storage of files and software because it reduces file size and bundles multiple files into a single archive, which is easier to handle and transfer.
Technical details🔵 The `.zip` format is a widely used data compression and archival format with these technical details: - Compression Algorithm: Primarily uses Deflate, but supports others like BZIP2, LZMA. - File/Directory Storage: Contains multiple files and directories, maintaining structure and metadata. - Lossless Compression: Allows perfect reconstruction of original data. - File Size Limits: Early ZIP limits were 4 GB size and 65,535 files; ZIP64 extension surpasses these. - Security: Supports password protection and encryption, including ZipCrypto and AES-256. - Error Detection: Includes CRC-32 checksums for data integrity. - Compatibility: Widely supported across various software and operating systems. - Portability: Commonly used for data transfer over the internet. - Split Archives: Allows large files to be split into multi-volume archives. - Metadata Storage: Can store file permissions and timestamps. - File Extensions: Mainly `.zip`; split archives use `.z01`, `.z02`, etc. - MIME Type: Recognized as `application/zip`. - Archive Update: Enables adding, modifying, or removing files without recreating the archive. The `.zip` format is favored for its effective compression, ability to handle multiple files, and broad compatibility.
Developer🔵 PKWARE
MIME type
🔵 application/zip
🔵 application/x-zip
🔵 application/x-zip-compressed
🔵 application/octet-stream
🔵 application/x-compress
🔵 application/x-compressed
🔵 multipart/x-zip

FAQ

❓ How do I change xlsx to zip?
To get started, either pick a file you want to convert from xlsx and select it or drag and drop it into the conversion tool. Next, select the desired format that you wish to convert your file to. Once you have selected the format, click the "convert" button and wait for the tool to finish converting your file.
⏳ What is the estimated time it will take to convert xlsx to zip?
Typically, image conversions only take a few seconds, so you can expect a speedy conversion when changing xlsx to zip.
🛡️ Can I trust OnlineConvertFree to convert xlsx to zip securely?
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