150 Important Computer Short Forms

Hello friends, if you have seen or practiced some computer awareness questions you may have got the question like “What does ‘UMTS’ stands for?” or  “What is the abbreviation of AMOLED?” or “What is the full form of IMEI?”. 

If you know these acronyms you will not only secure 1 or 2 definite marks, the knowledge also helps you in future. In your career, whereas you will get to work with a computer in everyday work, the knowledge of these acronyms will be handy.

So here 150 acronyms of computer technology for you to remember:

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A

  1. ABCL – Actor-Based Concurrent Language
  2. ACID – Atomicity Consistency Isolation Durability
  3. ACPI – Advanced Configuration and Power Interface
  4. ADSL – Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line
  5. AI – Artificial Intelligence
  6. AIFF – Audio Interchange File Format
  7. Ajax – Asynchronous JavaScript and XML
  8. AMOLED – Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode
  9. ANSI – American National Standards Institute
  10. APK – Authenticated Public Key
  11. APN – Access Point Name
  12. ARP –  Address Resolution Protocol
  13. ARPANET – Advanced Research Projects Agency Network
  14. ASCII – American Standard Code for Information Interchange

B

  1. B2E – Business-to-Employee
  2. BASIC – Beginner’s All-Purpose Symbolic Instruction Code
  3. Byte – By eight (group of 8 bits)

C

  1. CAPTCHA – Completely Automated Public Turing Test to tell Computers and Humans Apart
  2. CASE – Computer-Aided Software Engineering
  3. CDMA – Code Division Multiple Access
  4. CERT – Computer Emergency Response Team
  5. CHAP – Challenge-Handshake Authentication Protocol
  6. CLI – Command Line Interpreter
  7. CMOS – Complementary Metal-Oxide Semiconductor
  8. CRC – Cyclical Redundancy Check
  9. CRUD – Create, Read, Update and Delete
  10. CSMA/CD – Carrier sense multiple access with collision detection
  11. CSS – Cascading Style Sheets

D

  1. DARPA – Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  2. DDL – Data Definition Language
  3. DDoS – Distributed Denial of Service
  4. DIMM – Dual Inline Memory Module
  5. DLNA – Digital Living Network Alliance
  6. DMCA – Digital Millennium Copyright Act
  7. DSDL – Document Schema Definition Languages
  8. DSLAM – Digital Subscriber Line Access Multiplexor
  9. DVD-ROM – Digital Versatile Disc-Read Only Memory

E

  1. EBCDIC – Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code
  2. ECMA – European Computer Manufacturers Association
  3. EDGE – Enhanced Data rates for GSM Evolution
  4. EDGE – Enhanced Data Rates for Global Evolution
  5. EDSAC – Electronic Delay Storage Automatic Calculator
  6. EDVAC – Electronic Discrete Variable Automatic Computer
  7. EEPROM – Electronically Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory
  8. ENIAC – Electronic Numerical Integrator And Computer
  9. EOF – End of File
  10. EPIC – Explicitly Parallel Instruction Computing
  11. ESN – Electronic Serial Number
  12. EXT – EXTended file system

F

  1. FDDI – Fiber Distributed Data Interface
  2. FOSS – Free and Open Source Software

G

  1. GIF – Graphics Interchange Format
  2. GIGO – Garbage In, Garbage Out
  3. GIMP – GNU Image Manipulation Program
  4. GOOGLE – Global Organization Of Oriented Group Language Of Earth
  5. GPRS – General Packet Radio Service

H

  1. HDMI – High-Definition Multimedia Interface
  2. HSDPA – High-Speed Downlink Packet Access
  3. HSPA – High-Speed Packet Access
  4. HSUPA – High-Speed Uplink Packet Access
  5. HTTPS – HyperText Transfer Protocol Secure

I

  1. IANA – Internet Assigned Numbers Authority
  2. IGMP – Internet Group Management Protocol
  3. IIS – Internet Information Services
  4. IMAP – Internet Message Access Protocol
  5. IMAP – Internet Message Access Protocol
  6. IME – Input Method Editor
  7. IMEI – International Mobile Equipment Identity
  8. IRC – Internet Relay Chat
  9. ISAM – Indexed Sequential Access Method
  10. ISDN – Integrated Services Digital Network
  11. IVRS – Interactive Voice Response System

J

  1. JSON – JavaScript Object Notation

L

  1. LED – Light-Emitting Diode
  2. LIFO – Last In First Out

M

  1. MICR – Magnetic Ink Character Recognition
  2. Microsoft – Microcomputer Software
  3. MOSFET – Metal-Oxide-Semiconductor Field Effect Transistor
  4. MPEG – Moving Pictures Experts Group

N

  1. NetBIOS – Network Basic Input/Output System
  2. NFC – Near field communication
  3. NTFS – New Technology Filesystem
  4. NVRAM – Non-Volatile Random Access Memory

O

  1. OLED – Organic Light Emitting Diode
  2. OMR – Optical Mark Reader
  3. OOTB – Out of the box
  4. OSI – Open System Interconnect
  5. OTG – On-the-Go

P

  1. PaaS – Platform as a Service
  2. PCMCIA – Personal Computer Memory Card International Association
  3. PNG – Portable Network Graphics
  4. PoE – Power over Ethernet
  5. POP3 – Post Office Protocol version 3
  6. POST – Power-on Self-Test
  7. PPI – Pixels Per Inch
  8. PPPoE – Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet

Q

  1. QVGA – Quarter Video Graphics Array

R

  1. RADIUS – Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service
  2. RAID – Redundant Array of Independent Disks
  3. REST – Representational State Transfer
  4. RFID – Radio Frequency Identification
  5. RGBA – Red, Green, Blue, Alpha
  6. RISC – Reduced Instruction Set Computer
  7. RSS – Really Simple Syndication

S

  1. SCSI – Small Computer System Interface
  2. SIM – Subscriber Identity Module
  3. SISO – Single-Input and Single-Output
  4. S-LCD – Super Liquid Crystal Display
  5. SMTP – Simple Mail Transfer Protocol
  6. SNMP – Simple Network Management Protocol
  7. SOAP – Simple Object Access Protocol
  8. SPARC – Scalable Processor Architecture
  9. SQL – Structured Query Language
  10. SSID – Service Set Identifier
  11. SSL – Secure Socket Layer
  12. SVGA – Super Video Graphics Array

T

  1. TAPI – Telephony Application Programming Interface
  2. TFT – Thin Film Transistor
  3. TTF – TrueType Font
  4. TWAIN – Technology Without An Interesting Name

U

  1. UDP – User Datagram Protocol
  2. UEFI – Unified Extensible Firmware Interface
  3. UNIVAC – Universal Automatic Computer
  4. UPS – Uninterruptible Power Supply
  5. URI– Uniform Resource Identifier
  6. URL – Uniform Resource Locator
  7. URN– Uniform Resource Name
  8. USB – Universal Serial Bus
  9. UTC – Coordinated Universal Time
  10. UTF – Unicode Transformation Format

V

  1. VDSL – Very High Bitrate Digital Subscriber Line
  2. VFS – Virtual File System
  3. VIRUS – Vital Information Resources Under Siege
  4. VLAN – Virtual Local Area Network
  5. VLSI – Very-Large-Scale Integration
  6. VLSM – Variable-Length Subnet Masking
  7. VNC – Virtual Network Computing
  8. VoIP – Voice over Internet Protocol
  9. VPN – Virtual Private Network
  10. VSAT – Very Small Aperture Terminal

W

  1. W3C – World Wide Web Consortium
  2. WiMAX – Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access
  3. WINDOW – Wide Interactive Network Development for Office Work solution
  4. WLAN – Wireless Local Area Network
  5. WORE – Write once, run everywhere
  6. WORM – Write Once Read Many
  7. WYSIWYG – What You See Is What You Get

X

  1. XSL – eXtensible Stylesheet Language
  2. XVGA – Extended Video Graphics Adapter
  3. YAHOO – Yet Another Hierarchical Officious Oracle

 

Learn more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_computing_and_IT_abbreviations


That’s all for now. Happy learning 🙂

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