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private void button1_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
//Write Data To Zip File

string data = txtData.Text;

GZipStream outStream = new GZipStream(File.OpenWrite(""), CompressionMode.Compress);

StreamWriter sw = new StreamWriter(outStream);



MessageBox.Show("Data Compressed to file!!");

txtData.Text = "";


private void button2_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
//Read the Data From zip

string ReadData = "";

GZipStream instream = new GZipStream(File.OpenRead(""), CompressionMode.Decompress);

StreamReader reader = new StreamReader(instream);

ReadData = reader.ReadToEnd();


txtData.Text = ReadData;

MessageBox.Show("Data Read Successfully!!");

Posted 26-Dec-12 23:39pm

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Solution 1

Hi, you can simplify your life and use third-party librarry called DotNetZip[^]

After you download it and your project will be referenced to it , write the following lines of code :

using (var zip = new Ionic.Zip.ZipFile())
    zip.AddDirectory("DirectoryOnDisk", "rootInZipFile");

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