Computer Abbreviations – Computer Notes PDF for Academic and Competitive Exams

Computer Abbreviations: Computer Abbreviation is one of the most frequently asked topics in the Computer Awareness section for various Government exams. Aspirants preparing for the upcoming competitive exam must go through the important computer abbreviations list given below. In this article, we bring to you the list of important computer abbreviations along with a few sample questions which may be asked with respect to this topic.

List of Computer Abbreviations & Acronyms

Computer Abbreviation Full Form
AAC Advanced Audio Coding
ABR Average Bit Rate
ADSL Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line
AGP Advanced Graphics Port
AI Artificial Intelligence
AIM AOL Instant Messenger
ALGOL Algorithmic Language
ALU Arithmetic Logic Unit
AOL America Online
AMD Advanced Micro Devices
API Application Program Interface
APT Automatically Programmed Tooling
ARP Address Resolution Protocol
ARPANET Advanced Research Projects Agency Network
ARQ Automatic Repeat Request
AS Autonomous System
ASCII American Standard Code for Information Interchange
ASP Active Server Pages
ASPI Advanced SCSI Programming Interface
ATA Advanced Technology Attachment
ATDT Attention Dial Tone
AUI Attachment Unit Interface
AUTOEXEC Autoexec Automatic Execution file
AVI Audio Video Interleave
BASIC Beginner’s All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code
BCC Blind Carbon Copy
BCD Binary Coded Decimal
BCR Bar Code Reader
BDSL Broadband DSL
BEDO Burst Extended Data Out (RAM)
BGP Border Gateway Protocol
BHTML Broadcast Hyper Text Markup Language
BIOS Basic Input Output System
BIPS Billion Instruction Per Second
BIU Bus Interface Unit
BMP Bitmap
BRD Blu-Ray Disc
CC Carbon Copy
CD Compact Disk
CD-R Compact Disk – Recordable
CDROM Compact Disk Read Only Memory
CDRW Compact Disk Rewritable
CD-WO Compact Disk – Write Once
CD-XA Compact Disk – Extended Architecture
CGI-BIN Common Gateway Interface – Binary (programming for Web forms)
CIS CompuServe Information Service
CISC Complex Instructions Set Computers
CMD Command
CMYK Cyan-Magenta-Yellow-Black (color model)
CNM Circulatory Network Mode
COAX Coaxial Cable (for Ethernet and similar networks)
COBOL Common Business Oriented Language
COMPUTER Commonly Operated Machine Particularly Used for Trade/Technology, Education, and Research.
CPI Clock / Cycle Per Instruction
CPU Central Processing Unit
CROM Computerized Range of Motion
CRT Cathode Ray Tube( standard type computer monitor display
CSLIP Compressed Serial Line Interface Protocol (Internet)
CSS Cascading Style Sheets
CTRL Control (computer keyboard key)
CUI Character User Interface
DAC Data Acquisition and Control
DAT Digital Audio Tape
dB Decibel
DBMS Data Base Management System
DDL Data Definition Language
DHTML Dynamics Hyper Text Markup Language
DML Data Manipulation Language
DNS Domain Name System
DOC Data Optimizing Computer
Doc Document
DOS Disk Operating System
DRAM Dynamic Random Access Memory
DVD Digital Video/Versatile Disc
DVDR Digital Versatile Disk Recordable
DVDRW Digital Versatile Disk Rewritable
DCE Data Communications Equipment
DVI Digital Visual Interface
DVR Digital Video Recorder
E-Commerce Electronic Commerce
EDC Electronic Digital Computer
EDI Electronic Data Interchange
EDP Electronic Data Processing
EEPROM Electronically Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory
EFS Encrypted File System
EIDE Enhanced Integrated Drive Electronics
E-Mail Electronic Mail
EPROM Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory
EROM Erasable Read Only Memory
FDD Floppy Disk Drive
GB Giga Byte
GDI Graphical Device Interface
GUI Graphical User Interface
HD Hard Disk
HTML Hyper Text Markup Language
HTTP Hyper Text Transfer Protocol
I/O Input/Output (serial and parallel ports)
IC Integrated Circuit
IMAP Internet Message Access Protocol
INTEL Integrated Electronics
IOP Input Output Processor
IP Internet Protocol
ISDN Integrated Services Digital Network
ISP Internet Service Provider
IVR Interactive Voice Response
Kbps Kilobits/Kilobytes Per Second
LAN Local Area Network
LED Light Emitting Diode
LLL Low Level Language
LPT Line Printer
MAC Media Access Control
MAN Metropolitan Area Network
MB Motherboard/ Megabyte
MBASIC Microsoft BASIC (Microsoft)
MBPS Megabytes Per Second
Mbps Megabits Per Second
MICR Magnetic Ink Character Recognition
MMX Multimedia Extensions
MODEM Modulator Demodulator
MSCDEX Microsoft Compact Disc Extension
MS-DOS Microsoft – Disk Operating System
NAT Network Address Translation
NTP Network Time Protocol
OCR Optical Character Reader
OMR Optical Mark Reader
OOP Object Oriented Programming
OS Operating System
P2P Point to Point Protocol
PAN Personal Area Network
PC Personal Computer
PCB Printer Circuit Board
PCI Peripheral Component Interconnect
PHP Hypertext Preprocessor
PIXEL Picture Element
PNG Portable Network Graphics
PPP Point to Point Protocol
PRN Printer
PROM Programmable Read Only Memory
RAM Random Access Memory
RARP Reverse Address Resolution Protocol
RDBMS Relational Data Base Management System
RIP Routing Information Protocol
RISC Reduced Instruction Set Computer
ROM Read Only Memory
SAM Software Asset Management
SAN Storage Area Network
SCSI Small Computer System Interface
SDRAM Synchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory
SFTP Secure File Transfer Protocol
SGML Standard Generalized Markup Language
SGRAM Synchronous Graphics RAM
SIP Session Initiation Protocol
SIU Serial Interface Unit
SMTP Simple Mail Transfer Protocol
SNAP Sub Network Access Protocol
SNMP Simple Network Management Protocol
SRAM Static Random Access Memory
SYSOP System Operator
TCP Transmission Control Protocol
UI User Interface
URL Uniform Resource Locator
USB Universal Serial Bus
VCD Video Compact Disk
VDU Visual Display Unit
VIRUS Vital Information Resource Under Siege
VRAM Video Random Access Memory
VxD Virtual Extended Driver
WAN Wide Area Network
WAP Wireless Application Protocol
WBMP Wireless Bitmap Image
WIFI Wireless fidelity
WLAN Wireless Local Area Network
WML Wireless Markup Language
WWW World Wide Web
XGA Extended Graphics Array
XHTML Extensible Hyper Text Markup Language
XMF Extensible Music File
XML Extensible Markup Language
XMS Extended Memory Specification
FORTRAN Formula Translation


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