Almost every word in IT stands for something. It's very interesting to know what it means, because it ends up getting easier to understand what that applies for. E.g: "CODEC" COder / DECoder.

Here you are going to find a list of some abbreviations / acronyms. If what you are looking for is not on my list, you can check out the website http://www.techterms.com/ or http://www.abbreviations.com/  I believe these pages have every single translation for abbreviations, or if you prefer type your word here:

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Abbreviations / Acronyms  Meaning


ALU Arithmetic Logic Unit (Computer Components)
BIOS Basic Input-Output System
CPU Central Processing Unit
DLL Dynamic Link Library
DNS Domain Name System
FTP File Transfer Protocol
GIF Graphics Interchange Format
GUI Graphical User Interface
HTML Hyper Text Markup Language
HTTP Hyper Text Transfer Protocol
IBM International Business Machines
ISP Internet Service Provider (UPC, Eircom)
JPEG Joint Photographic Experts Group
LAN Local Area Network
MAC-OS Macintosh Operating System
MJPEG Motion Joint Photographic Experts Group
MODEM MOdulator/DEModulator
MS-DOS Microsoft Disk Operating System
OEMS Original Equipment Manufactores (Acer, Samsung)
PDA Personal Digital Assitant
PNG Portable Network Graphics
RAM Random Access Memory
ROM Read Only Memory
SMTP Simple Mail Transfer Protocol
TCP/IP Transmission Control Protocol / Internet Protocol
TLDs Top Level Domains (.gov; .edu; .com)
USB Universal Serial Bus
URL Uniform Resource Locator
VPN Virtual Private Network
WAN Wide Area Network
WAP Wireless Application Protocol
WIFI Wireless Fidelity
WINDOWS (XP) Experience
WWW World Wide Web
XML Extensible Markup Language




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