Archives like ZIP, RAR, TAR, GZIP, BZIP2 are commonly used to store more than one file and folder in a single container. Another main reason for archive files is to reduce the total file size using compression algorithms. Just like parsing and extracting data from documents of various file formats, you can treat the archive files in the same way. You can extract the text, images, and even metadata from the files that are compressed within the archives. In this article, we will discuss how to extract the ZIP archives data using C# with your .NET applications.