Computer Abbreviations

Computer Abbreviations



3G 3RD GENERATION.
3GP 3RD GENERATION PROTOCOL
3GPP 3RD GENERATION PARTNERSHIP PROJECT
A
AAC ADVANCED AUDIO CODEC
AC3 DOLBY DIGITAL SOUND FILE
ADC                ANALOG DIGITAL CONVERTER
ADSL ASYMMETRIC DIGITAL SUBSCRIBER LINE
AGP ACCELERATED GRAPHICS PORT
ALI ACER LABS, INCORPORATED
ALU ARITHMETIC LOGIC UNIT
AMD ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES
APC AMERICAN POWER CONVERSION
ASCII AMERICAN STANDARD CODE FOR INFORMATION INTERCHANGE
ASIC APPLICATION SPECIFIC INTEGRATED CIRCUIT
ASPI ADVANCED SCSI PROGRAMMING INTERFACE
AT ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY
ATI ATI TECHNOLOGIES INC.
ATX ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY EXTENDED
AI                    ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
AIFF AUDIO INTERCHANGE FILE FORMAT
AJAXASYNCHRONOUS JAVASCRIPT AND XML
ALGOL          ALGORITHMIC LANGUAGE
ALU ARITHMETIC LOGIC UNIT
ALU                AIRTHEMATIC LOGIC UNIT
AM/FM AMPLITUDE/ FREQUENCY MODULATION.
AMD ADVANCE MICRO DEVICE
AMR ADOPTIVE MULTI RATE
AP ACCESS POINT
APIAPPLICATION PROGRAMMING INTERFACES
ARPANET ADVANCED RESEARCH PROJECT AGENCY NETWORK.
ASCII             AMERICAN STANDARD CODE FOR INFORMATION INTERCHANGE
ASCIIAMERICAN STANDARD CODE FOR INFORMATION INTERCHANGE
ASIC APPLICATION SPECIFIC INTEGRATED CIRCUIT
ASP ACTIVE SERVER PAGES
ASPACTIVE SERVER PAGES
ASPI ADVACNE SCSI PROGRAMMING INTERFACE
ATM              AUTOMATIC TELLER MACHINE
AVI AUDIO VIDEO INTERLEAVED
AWB ADOPTIVE MULTI RATE WIDEBAND
B
BARC            THE BHABHA ATOMIC RESEARCH CENTRE
BASIC           BEGINEER'S ALL PURPOSE SYMBOLIC INSTRUCTION CODE
BFG BFG TECHNOLOGIES
BIOS BASIC INPUT OUTPUT SYSTEM
BNC BARREL NUT CONNECTOR
BIOS BASIC INPUT OUTPUT SYSTEM
BIOS             BASIC INPUT OUTPUT SYSTEM
BMP BITMAP
BSNL            BHARAT SANCHAR NIGAM LTD
C
CAD             COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN
CAM            COMPUTER AIDED MANUFACTURING
CD ROM     COMPACT DISC READ ONLY MEMORY 
CD RW         COMPACT DISC READ WRITE
CDA COMPACT DISK AUDIO
CDMA CODE DIVISION MULTIPLE ACCESS.
CMD COMMAND
COBOL        COMMON BUSINESS ORIENTED LANGUAGE
COMPUTER   COMMONLY OPERATING MACHINE PARTICULARLY USED FOR TECHNOLOGY ENTERTAINMENT AND RESEARCH
COMPUTER  COMMON OPERATING MACHINE PARTICULARLY USED FOR TADE, EDUCATION AND RESEARCH.
CAS COLUMN ADDRESS SIGNAL
CD COMPACT DISK
CDR COMPACT DISK RECORDER
CDRW COMPACT DISK REWRITER
CD-ROM COMPACT DISK- READ ONLY MEMORY
CFM CUBIC FEET PER MINUTE
CMOS COMPLEMENTARY METAL OXIDE SEMICONDUCTOR
CPU CENTRAL PROCESSING UNIT
CTX CTX TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION
CPU CENTRAL PROCESSING UNIT
CPU              CENTRAL PROCESSING UNIT
CRT CATHODE RAY TUBE.
CSS CASCADING STYLE SHEETS
CSSCASCADING STYLE SHEETS
CU                CONTROL UNIT
D
DAC              DIGITAL ANALOG CONVERTER
DAT DIGITAL AUDIO TAPE.
DBMS          DATABASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
DCL               DIGITAL COMMAND LANGUAGE
DDR DOUBLE DATA RATE
DDR-SDRAM DOUBLE DATA RATE - SYNCHRONOUS DYNAMIC RANDOM ACCESS MEMORY
DFI DFI INC. DESIGN FOR INNOVATION
DIMM DUAL INLINE MEMORY MODULE
DRAM DYNAMIC RANDOM ACCESS MEMORY
DPI DOTS PER INCH
DSL SEE ASDL
DVD DIGITAL VERSATILE DISC
DVD-RAM DIGITAL VERSATILE DISK - RANDOM ACCESS MEMORY
DFD              DATA FLOW DIAGRAM
DLL DYNAMIK LINK LIBRARY
DMCA DIGITAL MILLENNIUM COPYRIGHT ACT
DNS DOMAIN NAME SYSTEM
DNS               DOMAIN NAME SYSTEM
DOC DOCUMENT
DOS DISK OPERATING SYSTEM.
DPI                DOT PER INCH
DRAM         DYNAMIC RAM
DRDO            THE DEFENCE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION
DVD DIGITAL VERSATILE DISK.
DVD DIGITAL VIDEO DISK
DVD DIGITAL VIDEO DISK
DVD               DIGITAL VERSATILE DISC
DVX DIVX VIDEO
E
EB EXA BYTE
EBCDIC        EXTENDED BINARY CODE DECIMAL INTERCHANGE CODE
ECC ERROR CORRECTION CODE
ECS ELITEGROUP COMPUTER SYSTEMS
EDO EXTENDED DATA OUT
EEPROM ELECTRICALLY ERASABLE PROGRAMMABLE READ ONLY MEMORY
EPROM ERASABLE PROGRAMMABLE READ ONLY MEMORY
EVGA EVGA CORPORATION
E-COMMERCE      ELECTRONIC COMMERCE
EDGE ENHANCED DATA RATE FOR GSM EVOLUTION.
EDP                ELECTRONIC DATA PROCESSING
EDSAC           ELECTRONIC DELAY STORAGE AUTOMATIC CALCULATOR
EE-PROM     ELECTRICALLY ERASABLE PROGRAMMABLE READ ONLY MEMORY
EIB EXBI BYTE
EMAIL          ELECTRONIC MAIL
ENIAC          ELECTRONIC NUMERICAL INTEGRATEC AND COMPUTER
EPROM ERASABLE PROGRAMMABLE READ ONLY MEMORY.
EXE EXECUTABLE FORMAT
F
FAQ FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
FAT FILE ALLOCATION TABLE
FC-PGA FLIP CHIP PIN GRID ARRAY
FDC FLOPPY DISK CONTROLLER
FDD FLOPPY DISK DRIVE
FPS FRAME PER SECOND
FPU FLOATING POINT UNIT
FSAA FULL SCREEN ANTI ALIASING
FS FOR SALE
FSB FRONT SIDE BUS
FDD FLOPPY DISK DRIVE
FLAC FREE LOSSLESS AUDIO CODEC
FLV FLASH LIVE VIDEO
FORTRAN   FORMULA TRANSLATION
FPS FRAME PER SECOND
FTP               FILE TRANSFER PROTOCOL
G
GB GIGA BYTE
GB GIGABYTES
GBPS GIGABYTES PER SECOND OR GIGABITS PER SECOND
GDI GRAPHICAL DEVICE INTERFACE
GHZ GIGAHERTZ
GIB GIBI BYTE
GIF GRAPHICS INTERCHANGE FORMAT
GPRS GENERAL PACKET RADIO SERVICE.
GSM GLOBAL SYSTEM FOR MOBILE COMMUNICATION.
GUI GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE.
GUI               GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE
H
HDD HARD DISK DRIVE
HDD HARD DISK DRIVE
HIS HIGHTECH INFORMATION SYSTEM LIMITED
HP- HEWLETTPACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY
HSF HEATSINK FAN
HLL HIGH LEVEL LANGUAGE
HSDPA HIGH SPEED DOWNLINK PACKET ACCESS.
HTML HYPER TEXT MARKUP LANGUAGE
HTML HYPERTEXT MARKUP LANGUAGE
HTML           HYPER TEXT MARKUP LANGUAGE 
HTTP HYPER TEXT TRANSFER PROTOCOL.
HTTP HYPERTEXT TRANSFER PROTOCOL
HTTP            HYPER TEXT TRANSFER PROTOCOL
HTTPS HYPER TEXT TRANSFER PROTOCOL SECURE.
HTTPS HYPERTEXT TRANSFER PROTOCOL SECURE
I
I/O INPUT & OUTPUT
IBM INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION
IC INTEGRATED CIRCUIT
IDE INTEGRATED DRIVE ELECTRONICS
IFS ITEM FOR SALE
IRQ INTERRUPT REQUEST
ISA INDUSTRY STANDARD ARCHITECTURE
ISO INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS ORGANIZATION
IBM               INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINE
IMAPINTERNET MESSAGE ACCESS PROTOCOL
IP INTERNET PROTOCOL
IP INTERNET PROTOCOL.
IPV4 INTERNET PROTOCOL VERSION 4
IPV6 INTERNET PROTOCOL VERSION 6
ISDN             INTEGRATED SERVICE DIGITAL NETWORK
ISP INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDER.
IT INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
IT                   INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
J
J2EE JAVA 2 PLATFORM ENTERPRISE EDITION
JAD JAVA APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT
JAR JAVA ARCHIVE
JBL JBL, JAME B. LANSING., SPEAKERS
JVC JVC COMPANY OF AMERICA
JPEG JOINT PHOTOGRAPHIC EXPERT GROUP
JS JAVA SCRIPT
JSP JAVA SERVER PAGE
K
KB KILOBYTE
KBD KEYBOARD
KBPS KILO BYTES PER SECOND
KBPS KILOBITS PER SECOND
KBPS KILOBYTES PER SECOND
KBPS              KILO BYTE PER SECOND
L
LAN LOCAL AREA NETWORK
LAN              LOCAL AREA NETWORK
LCD LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY
LCD LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY
LCD              LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY
LED LIGHT EMBEDDED DIODE
LED LIGHT EMITTING DIODE
LG LG ELECTRONICS
LAN LOCAL AREA NETWORK
LCD LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY
LDT LIGHTNING DATA TRANSPORT
LED LIGHT EMITTING DIODE
LLL LOW LEVEL LANGUAGE
LSI                LARGE SCALE INTEGRATION
M
M3G MOBILE 3D GRAPHICS
M4A MPEG-4 AUDIO FILE
MAC MEDIA ACCESS CONTROL
MB   MOTHERBOARD OR MEGABYTE
MBPS MEGABYTES PER SECOND
MBPS MEGABITS PER SECOND OR MEGABITS PER SECOND
MHZ MEGAHERTZ
MIPS MILLION INSTRUCTIONS PER SECOND
MMX MULTI MEDIA EXTENSIONS
MSI MICRO STAR INTERNATIONAL
MAN METROPOLITAN AREA NETWORK
MAN            METROPOLITAN AREA NETWORK
MB MEGA BYTE
MB               MEGA BYTE
MBPS MEGA BYTES PER SECOND
MICR          MEGNATIC INC CHARACTER RECOGNITION
MIDI MUSICAL INSTRUMENT DIGITAL INTERFACE
MIMEMULTIPURPOSE INTERNET MAIL EXTENSIONS
MIPS MILLION OF INSTRUCTION PER SECOND
MMF MUSIC MOBILE FORMAT
MMF SYNTHETIC MUSIC MOBILE APPLICATION FILE
MODEM     MODULATOR DEMODULATOR
MP2 MPEG AUDIO LAYER 2
MP3 MPEG AUDIO LAYER 3
MP4 MPEG LAYER 4
MPEG MOTION PICTURE EXPERTS GROUP
MTNL         MAHANAGAR TELEPHONE NIGAM LTD
N
NAS NETWORK ATTACHED STORAGE
NAT NETWORK ADDRESS TRANSLATION
NEC NEC CORPORATION
NIC NETWORK INTERFACE CARD
NET INTERNET
NIC              NETWORK INTERFACE CARD
NTFS NEW TECHNOLOGY FILE SYSTEM
O
OC OVER CLOCK
OCZ OCZ TECHNOLOGY
OEM ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURER
OMR           OPTICAL MARK READER
ORACLEOAK RIDGE AUTOMATIC COMPUTER AND LOGICAL ENGINE
OS                OPERATING SYSTEM
P
PB PETA BYTE
PC PERSONAL COMPUTER
PC PERSONAL COMPUTER
PCB PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD
PCI PERIPHERAL COMPONENT INTERCONNECT
PDA PERSONAL DIGITAL ASSISTANT
PCMCIA PERIPHERAL COMPONENT MICROCHANNEL INTERCONNECT ARCHITECTURE
PGA PROFESSIONAL GRAPHICS ARRAY
PLD PROGRAMMABLE LOGIC DEVICE
PM PRIVATE MESSAGE OR PRIVATE MESSAGING
PNP PLUG ‘N PLAY
PNY PNY TECHNOLOGY
POST POWER ON SELF TEST
PPPOA POINT TO POINT PROTOCOL OVER ATM
PPPOE POINT TO POINT PROTOCOL OVER ETHERNET
PQI PQI CORPORATION
PSU POWER SUPPLY UNIT
PC                  PERSONAL COMPUTER
PDF PORTABLE DOCUMENT FORMAT
PDF PORTABLE DOCUMENT FORMAT
PDL              PROGRAM DESIGN LANGUAGE
PERLPRACTICAL EXTRACTION AND REPORT LANGUAGE
PHP HYPERTEXT PREPROCESSOR
PHPHYPERTEXT PREPROCESSOR
PIB PEBI BYTE
PNG PORTABLE NETWORK/NEW GRAPHICS
POS              POINT OF SALES
POST POWER ON SELF TEST
PROM PROGRAMMABLE READ ONLY MEMORY
R
RAID REDUNDANT ARRAY OF INEXPENSIVE DISKS
RAM RANDOM ACCESS MEMORY
RAMDAC RANDOM ACCESS MEMORY DIGITAL ANALOG CONVERTOR
RDRAM RAMBUS DYNAMIC RANDOM ACCESS MEMORY
ROM READ ONLY MEMORY
RPM REVOLUTIONS PER MINUTE
RAM RANDOM ACCESS MEMORY
RAM            RANDOM ACCESS MEMORY
RAMRANDOM ACCESS MEMORY
RDBMSRELATIONAL DATABASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
RM REAL MEDIA
ROM READ ONLY MEMORY
ROM           READ ONLY MEMORY
ROMREAD ONLY MEMORY
RSS REALLY SIMPLE SYNDICATION
S
S RAM        STATIC RAM
SASID SELF SCANNED AMORPHOUS SILICON INTEGRATED DISPLAY
SCA SCSI CONFIGURED AUTOMATICALLY
SCSI SMALL COMPUTER SYSTEM INTERFACE
SDRAM SYNCHRONOUS DYNAMIC RANDOM ACCESS MEMORY
SECC SINGLE EDGE CONTACT CONNECTOR
SODIMM SMALL OUTLINE DUAL INLINE MEMORY MODULE
SPARC SCALABLE PROCESSOR ARCHITECTURE
SOHO SMALL OFFICE HOME OFFICE
SRAM STATIC RANDOM ACCESS MEMORY
SSE STREAMING SIMD EXTENSIONS
SVGA SUPER VIDEO GRAPHICS ARRAY
S/PDIF SONY OR PHILIPS DIGITAL INTERFACE
SD SECURE DIGITAL
SEO SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION
SIS SYMBIAN INSTALLATION SOURCE
SMPS SWITCH MODE POWER SUPPLY
SMTPSIMPLE MAIL TRANSFER PROTOCOL
SQL STRUCTURED QUERY LANGUAGE
SQLSTRUCTURED QUERY LANGUAGE
SWF SHOCK WAVE FLASH
T
TB TERA BYTE
TB TERABYTES
TBPS TERABYTES PER SECOND
TBPS TERABITS PER SECOND
TDK TDK ELECTRONICS
TEC THERMOELECTRIC COOLER
TPC TIPIDPC
TWAIN TECHNOLOGY WITHOUT AN IMPORTANT NAME
TCP TRANSMISSION CONTROL PROTOCOL.
TCP/IP         TANSMISSION CONTROL PROTOCOL/ INTERNET PROTOCOL
TFT              THIN FILM TRANSISTOR
TIB TEBI BYTE
TXT TEXT
U
UART UNIVERSAL ASYNCHRONOUS RECEIVER OR TRANSMITTER
USB UNIVERSAL SERIAL BUS
UTP UNSHIELED TWISTED PAIR
UHF ULTRA HIGH FREQUENCY.
ULSI            ULTRA LARGE SCALE INTEGRATION
UMTS UNIVERSAL MOBILE TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEM.
UNIVAC      UNIVERSAL AUTOMATIC COMPUTER
UPS UNINTERRUPTIBLE POWER SUPPLY.
UPS             UNINTERRUPTED POWER SUPPLY
URL UNIFORM RESOURCE LOCATOR.
URL            UNIFORM RESOURCE LOCATOR
USB UNIVERSAL SERIAL BUS
USB UNIVERSAL SERIAL BUS
USB UNIVERSAL SERIAL BUS.
USB            UNIVERSAL SERIAL BUS
V
VBS VISUAL BASIC SCRIPTING LANGUAGE
VCD VIDEO CD
VPN VIRTUAL PRIVATE NETWORK
VCD VIDEO COMPACT DISK
VDU VISIBLE DISPLAY UNIT
VDU           VISUAL DISPLAY UNIT
VGA VIDEO/VISUAL GRAPHIC ADAPTER
VHF VERY HIGH FREQUENCY.
VIRUS VITAL INFORMATION RESOURCE UNDER SEIZED.
VLSI           VERY LARGE SCALE INTEGRATION
VOB VIDEO OBJECT
VOIP VOICE OVER INTERNET PROTOCOL
VSNL         VIDESH SANCHAR NIGAM LTD
W
WAN WIDE AREA NETWORK
WAN WIDE AREA NETWORK
WTB WANT TO BUY
WYSIWYG WHAT YOU SEE IS WHAT YOU GET
WAN           WIDE AREA NETWORK
WAV WAVEFORM PCM AUDIO
WBMP WIRELESS BITMAP IMAGE
WINDOWS WIDE INTERACTIVE NETWORK FOR DEVELOPMENT OF OFFICE WORK SOLUTION
WLAN  WIRELESS LOCAL AREA NETWORK
WMA WINDOWS MEDIA AUDIO
WML WIRELESS MARKUP LANGUAGE
WORM      WRITE ONCE READ MANY
WWW         WORLD WIDE WEB
X
XGA EXTENDED GRAPHICS ARRAY
XFX XFX GRAPHICS, A DIVISION OF PINE
XMS EXTENDED MEMORY SPECIFICATION
XT EXTENDED TECHNOLOGY
XHTMLEXTENSIBLE HYPERTEXT MARKUP LANGUAGE
XMF EXTENSIBLE MUSIC FILE
XML EXTENSIBLE MARKUP LANGUAGE
XMLEXTENSIBLE MARKUP LANGUAGE
XSL EXTENSIBLE STYLE SHEET LANGUAGE
YB YOTTA BYTE
YIB YOBI BYTE
ZB ZETTA BYTE
ZIB ZEBI BYTE
ZIP ZONE IMPROVEMENT PLAN