What does 7z mean in File Extensions?

This page is about the meanings of the acronym/abbreviation/shorthand 7z in the Computing field in general and in the File Extensions terminology in particular.

7-Zip format LZW compressed file

7-Zip is an open source file compressor program, LZW=Liv, Zempel, Welch

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