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200+ Computer Abbreviations List: IT Related Abbreviations

In this article, I’m going to list out over 200+ Computer acronyms or computer abbreviations list; Which will surely help you with your quiz game or exams; These IT related abbreviations will be very useful if you are studying computer or IT related courses and etc…

200+ Computer Abbreviations List: IT Related Abbreviations

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  1. PSK- Phase Shift Keying
  2. ASK- Amplitude Shift Keying
  3. FSK- Frequency Shift Keying
  4. FM- Frequency Modulation
  5. PM- Phase Modulation
  6. ALU- Arithmetic And Logic Unit
  7. OSI- Open System Interconnection
  8. RGB- Red Green Blue
  9. LAN- Local Area Network
  10. WAN- Wide Area Network
  11. WLAN- Wireless Local Area Network
  12. ACM- Association for Computing Machinery
  13. NCP- Network Control Protocol
  14. TCP- Transmission Control Protocol
  15. IP- Internet Protocol (Internetworking Protocol)
  16. UDP- User Datagram Protocol
  17. ISPs- Internet Service Providers
  18. NISP- National Internet Service Providers
  19. NSPs- Network Access Points
  20. MBPS- MegaByte Per Second
  21. GBPS- Giga Byte Per Second
  22. KBPS- Kilo Byte Per Second
  23. ANSI- American National Standards Institute
  24. IEEE- Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  25. EIA- Electronic Industries Association
  26. SCTP- Stream Control Transmission Protocol
  27. ARP- Address Resolution Protocol
  28. RARP- Reverse Address Resolution Protocol
  29. ICMP- Internet Control Message Protocol
  30. VOIP- Voice Over Internet Protocol
  31. FTP- File Transfer Protocol
  32. URL- Uniform Resource Locator
  33. dB- Decibel
  34. SNR- Signal to Noise Ratio
  35. NRZ- Non- Return-to-Zero
  36. RZ- Return-to-Zero
  37. NRZ-L- Non-Return-to-Zero- Level
  38. NRZ-I-Non- Return-to-Zero- Inverse
  39. AMI- Alternation Mark Inversion
  40. DM- Delta Modulation
  41. ABC = Atanasoff Berry Computer
  42. AC = Alternating Current
  43. Admin = Administrator
  44. AGP = Accelerated Graphics Port
  45. AI = Artificial Intelligence
  46. ALGOL = Algorithmic Oriented Language
  47. Alt = Alter (Alternate)
  48. ANSI = American National Standards Institute
  49. APL = A programming Language
  50. ASCII = American Standard Code for Information Interchange
  51. ASP = Active Server Page
  52. ASPI = Advanced SCSI Programming Interface
  53. AUTOEXEC = Automatic Execution
  54. BCR = Bar Code Reader
  55. BOF = Beginning Of File
  56. BPS = Bits per Second
  57. .COM = Command
  58. CAI = Computer Aided Instruction
  59. CAL = Computer Assisted Learning
  60. CAM = Common Access Method
  61. CAT = Computer Assisted/ Aided Training
  62. CD = Computer Disk
  63. CD = Change Directory
  64. CD R/W = Computer Disk Read/Write
  65. CD-ROM = Computer Disk Read Only Memory
  66. AM = Amplitude Modulation
  67. ARPA = Advanced Research Project Agency
  68. ARPANET = Advance Research Project Agency Network Interchange
  69. BAT = Batch
  70. BASIC = Beginners All Symbolic Instruction Code
  71. BCD = Binary Coded Decimal
  72. BINAC = Binary Automatic Computer
  73. BIOS = Basic Input Output System
  74. PC DOS = Personal Computer Disk Operating System
  75. IBM = International Business Machines
  76. ENIAC = Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer
  77. EDSAC = Electronic Delay Storage Automatic Computer
  78. EDVAC = Electronic Discrete Variable Automatic Computer
  79. UNIVAC = Universal Automatic Computer
  80. IC = Intergraded Circuit
  81. MIR = Magnetic Ink Character Reader
  82. CD ROM = Compact Disk Read Only Memory
  83. ROM = Read Only Memory
  84. PL/1 = Programming Language-1
  85. PROLOG = Programming Logic
  86. RPG = Report Program Generator
  87. EGA = Enhanced Graphic Adaptor
  88. SVGA = Super Video Graphic Array
  89. DRAM =Dynamic RAM
  90. PROM = Programmable Read Only Memory
  91. EPROM = Erasable and Programmable Read Only Memory
  92. EEPROM = Electrically Erasable and Programmable Read Only Memory
  93. ICL = International Computers Limited
  94. NCC = National Computer Center
  95. XT = Extended Technology
  96. AT = Advanced Technology
  97. PS/2 = Personal System-2
  98. MD2D = Minidisk Double Sided Double Density
  99. MD2HD = Minidisk Double Sided High Density
  100. MFD2D = Micro Floppy Disk Double Sided Double Density
  101. MFD2HD = Micro Floppy Disk Double Sided High Density
  102. MICR = Magnetic Ink Character Reader
  103. IOS = Input Output System
  104. CMD = Command
  105. EX = Execute
  106. MD = Make Directory
  107. RD = Remove Directory
  108. CHDir = Check Directory
  109. CODASuL = Conference of Data Systems Languages
  110. PC = Personal Computer
  111. CPU = Central Processing Unit
  112. OS = Operating System
  113. PC DOS = Personal Computer Disk Operating System
  114. UNIVAC = Universal Automatic Computer
  115. IC = Intergraded Circuit
  116. LSI = Large Scale Interrogation
  117. VDU = Visual Display Unit
  118. MIR = Magnetic Ink Character Reader
  119. MDA = Monochrome Display Adaptor
  120. CGA = Color Graphic Adaptor
  121. MCGA = Multi-Colored Graphic Adaptor
  122. VGA = Video Graphic Array
  123. COBOL = Common Business Oriented Language
  124. CODASYL = Conference of Data Systems Languages
  125. FORTRAN = Formula Translation
  126. LISP = List Processor
  127. SNOBOL = String Oriented Symbolic Language
  128. FORTH = Fourth Generation Languages
  129. UPS = Uninterrupted Power Supply
  130. CPU = Central Processing Until
  131. CU = Control Unit
  132. MU = Memory Unit
  133. ICL = International Computers Limited
  134. RAM: Random Access Memory
  135. DVD: Digital Versatile Disk
  136. FDD: Floppy Disk Drive
  137. HDD: Hard Disk Drive
  138. GIGO: Garbage in Garbage Out
  139. E-Book: Electronic Book
  140. IBMASCC: International Business Machine Automatic Sequence Control Calculator
  141. ABC: Atanasoff-Berry Computer
  142. ACE: Automatic Computing Engine
  143. IBM PC: International Business Machine Personal Computer
  144. PDA: Personal Digital Assistant
  145. MAR: Memory Address Register
  146. MBR: Memory Buffer Register
  147. IR: Instruction Register
  148. I/O: Input / Output
  149. DDR: Dual Data Rate
  150. DRAM: Dynamic Random Access Memory
  151. SDRAM: Synchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory
  152. SRAM: Static Random Access Memory
  153. PROM: Programmable Read Only Memory
  154. EPROM: Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory
  155. EEPROM: Electrically Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory
  156. PATA: Parallel Advance Technology Attachment
  157. SATA: Serial Advance Technology Attachment
  158. CD-RW: Compact Disk RE-WRITABLE
  159. LED: Light Emitting Diodes
  160. OMR: Optical Mark Reader
  161. OCR: Optical Character Reader
  162. UPC: Universal Product Code
  163. CRT: Cathode Ray Tube
  164. LCD: Liquid Crystal Display
  165. USB: Universal Serial Bus
  166. IEEE: Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers
  167. DBMS: Database Management System
  168. RTOS: Real-Time Operating System
  169. CUI: Character User Interface(CLI: Command Line Interface)
  170. GUI: Graphic User Interface
  171. NTFS: New Technology File System
  172. FAT: File Allocation Table
  173. MLL: Machine Level Language
  174. ALL: Assembly Level Language
  175. HLL: High Level Language
  176. 4GL: Fourth Generation Language
  177. WWW: World Wide Web
  178. HTML: Hyper Text Markup Language
  179. HTTP: Hyper Text Transfer Protocol
  180. URL: Uniform Recourse Locator
  181. API: Application Program Interface
  182. CMOS: Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor
  183. MAN: Metropolitan Area Network
  184. MIPS: Million Instruction Per Second
  185. Modem: Modulator-Demodulator
  186. OLE: Object Linking and Embedding
  187. VB: Visual Basic
  188. SAPTA: South Asians Free Trade Area
  189. ADSL: Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line
  190. BIU= Bus Interface Unit
  191. CD= Compact Disk
  192. ATX= Advanced Technology Extended
  193. DAT= Digital Audio Tape
  194. DBMS= Database Management System
  195. DC= Direct Current
  196. DHCP= Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
  197. DMA= Direct Memory Access
  198. DNA= Digital Network Architecture
  199. WINS= Window Internet Name Service
  200. VPN= Virtual Private Network
  201. UDP= User Datagram Protocol
  202. SMPS= Switch Mode Power Supply
  203. TB= TeraByte
  204. TT= Typing Tutor
  205. RJ= Round Jacket
  206. PSDN= Packet Switching Data Networking
  207. NIC= Network Interface Card
  208. NFS= Network File System
  209. NOS= Network Operating System
  210. NetBUi= NetBIOS Extended User Interface
  211. MS-DOS= Microsoft Disk Operating System
  212. MB= MegaBytes
  213. Mb= MegaBits
  214. IP= Internet Protocol
  215. WAN= Wide Area Network
  216. ISO= International Standard Organization
  217. KB= KiloByte
  218. IC= Integrated Circuit
  219. GHz= GigaHertz
  220. FTP= File Transfer Protocol
  221. DNS= Domain Name System
  222. IEEE= Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  223. IBM= International Business Machine
  224. XAMPP  :             Apache MySQL Perl PHP
  225. IDK    :             AquaLogic Interaction Development Kit
  226. SCM   :             Source Code Management
  227. RPC    :             Remote Procedure Call
  228. XML   :             Extended Markup Language
  229. CVS      :             Concurrent Versions System
  230. PHP         :             Hypertext Preprocessor
  231. DSL      :             Domain Specific Language
  232. QA      :             Quality Assurance
  233. JVM   :             Java Virtual Machine
  234. E-MAIL   :             Electronic Mail
  235. CAN      :             Computer Association Nepal
  236. ISP’s      :             Internet Service Providers
  237. GNP    :             Gross National Product
  238. FGCS    :             First Generation Computer System
  239. IBM    :             International Business Machine
  240. LIPS     :             Logical inferences per second
  241. KR    :             Knowledge Representation
  242. DART    :             Data Assimilation Research and Transition
  243. ALVINN      :             Autonomous Land Vehicle in a Neural Network
  244. IBM-PC    :             International Business Machine – Personal Computer
  245. AMP   :             Apcahe, MySQL, PHP
  246. CAD      :             Computer Added Design
  247. FORTRAN     :             FORmula Translation
  248. PDF     :             Portable Document Format
  249. WORA       :             Write Once Run Anywhere
  250. UNIX     :             Uniplexed Information and Computing Service
  251. VMs    :             Virtual Machine
  252. POSIX     :             Portable Operating System Interface based on UNIX
  253. LINUX   :             Linus Torvald’s UNIX
  254. EPUB     :             Electronic Publication
  255. SWF     :             Shock Wave Flash
  256. API      :             Application Programming Interface
  257. POJOs      :             Plain Old Java Object
  258. MVC      :             Model View Controller
  259. HTTP    :             Hyper Text Transfer Protocol
  260. JFC     :             Java Foundation Classes
  261. RTF     :             Rich Text Format
  262. IFC    :             Internet Foundation Classes
  263. OSGI      :             Open services Gateway Initiative
  264. SQL    :             Structured Query Language
  265. GPS: Global Positioning System
  266. SOAP      :             Simple Object Access Protocol
  267. XML-RPC   :             EXtended Markup Language – Remote Procedure Call
  268. REST    :             Representational State Transfer
  269. NDAs   :             Non-Disclosure Agreement
  270. SOA   :             Service Oriented Architecture
  271. J2EE   :             Java 2 Enterprise Edition
  272. ORM   :             Object Relational Mapping

Wrapping it up

If you find any issues with the terms and their full forms please let us know in the comment section; We will try to fix that as soon as possible; And I hope this list will help you learning new terminologies;

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