What are Compressed files?
Compressed files, such as .zip or .zipx are single files, sometimes called "archives", that contain one or more compressed files. These compressed files make it easy to keep related files together and make transporting, e-mailing and downloading faster and more efficient. The Zip format is the most popular compression format used in the Windows environment, windows is able to unzip these files but you can also use third party utilities such as and WinZip®
How to unzip (extract) files or folders from a compressed folder?
Locate the compressed file to be unzipped in File Explorer
To extract individual files or folders, open the compressed folder and then drag the files or folders you want to extract to a new location.
To extract everything in the compressed folder, right click the Compressed Folder and select Extract All.