Basic Computer Abbreviations

Sr No. Abbreviations Full Name
1 ACE Access Control Entry
2 ADSL Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line
3 AGP Accelerated Graphics Port
4 AI Artificial Intelligence
5 Ajax Asynchronous JavaScript and XML
6 ALGOL Algorithmic Language
7 ALU Arithmetic Logic Unit
8 AMD Advanced Micro Devices
9 ANSI American National Standards Institute
10 API Application Program Interface
11 APIPA Automatic Private Internet Protocol Addressing
12 APT Automatically Programmed Tool
13 ARP Address Resolution Protocol
14 ARPANET Advanced Research Projects Agency Network
15 ASCII American Standard Code for Information Interchange
16 ASF Advanced Streaming Format
17 ASP Active Server Pages
18 AT Advanced Technology
19 ATA Advanced Technology Attachment
20 ATAPI Advanced Technology Attachment Packet Interface
21 ATM Asynchronous Transfer Mode
22 ATX Advanced Technology Extended
23 AUI Attachment Unit Interface
24 AVI Audio Video Interleave
25 B2B Business to business payment
26 B2G Business to government payment
27 B2P Business to person payment
28 BAL Basic Assembly Language
29 BASIC Beginner's All-Purpose Symbolic Instruction Code
30 BCD Binary Coded Decimal
31 BHTML Broadcast Hyper Text Markup Language
32 BiDi Bi-Directional
33 Bin Binary
34 BIOS Basic Input Output System
35 Blog Web Log
36 BMP Bit Map Picture
37 BPS Bytes Per Seconds
38 BT BitTorrent
39 BW Bandwidth
40 C-DAC Centre For Development Of Advanced Computing
41 CAD Computer Aided Design
42 CADD Computer Aided Drafting And Design
43 CAI Computer Aided Instructuion
44 CAM Computer Aided Manufacturing
45 CAR Control Address Register
46 CAS Column Address Signal
47 CASE Computer Aided Software Engineering
48 CCIS Common Channel Interoffice Signaling
49 CCNA Cisco Certified Network Associate
50 CD Compact Disc
51 CD RW Compact Disc ReWritable
52 CD-R CD-Recordable
53 CD-ROM Compact Disk - Read Only Memory
54 CD-RW CD-Rewritable
55 CDD CUSTOMER DUE DILIGENCE
56 CDMA Code Division Multiple Access
57 CDR Compact Disk Recorder
58 CFG Control Flow Graph
59 CFM Cubic Feet per Minute
60 CGI Common Gateway Interface
61 CGM Computer Graphics Metafile
62 CIDR Classless InterDomain Routing
63 CIM Common Information Model
64 CIM Computer Integrated Manufacture
65 CISC Complex Instruction Set Computers
66 CIX Commercial Internet Exchange
67 CLI Command Line Interface
68 CLR Common Language Runtime
69 CMOS Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor
70 CMS Content Management System
71 CMYK Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Key (Black)
72 COBOL Common Business Oriented Language
73 COMPUTER Common Operating Machine particularly Used For Tade, Education and Research.
74 CORBA Common Object Request Broker Architecture
75 CPI Clock Cycle Per Instruction
76 CPU Central Processing Unit
77 CRC Cyclic Redundancy Check
78 CRM Customer Relationship Management
79 CRS Computer Reservation System
80 CRT Cathode Ray Tube
81 CSI Common System Interface
82 CSV Comma-Separated Values
83 CUI Character User Interface
84 DAC Digital To Analog Converter
85 DAO Data Access Objects
86 DARPANET Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Network
87 DAT Digital Audio Tape
88 DB Database
89 DBA Data Base Administrator
90 DBMS Data Base Management System
91 DCA Defence Communication Agency
92 DCL Data Control Language
93 DCOM Distributed Component Object Model
94 DCP Data Communication Processor
95 DDL Data Definition Language
96 DDOS Distributed Denial Of Service
97 DDP Distributed Data Processing
98 DDR Double Data Rate
99 DDR-SDRAM Double Data Rate - Synchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory
100 DES Digital Encryption Standard
101 DFD Data Flow Diagram
102 DFS Distributed File System
103 DFS DIGITAL FINANCIAL SERVICES
104 DHCP Dynamic Host Control Protocol
105 DHTML Dynamic Hypertext Markup Language
106 DIMM Dual Inline Memory Module
107 DIVX Digital Video Express
108 dkm dinesh
109 DLC Data Link Control
110 DLL Dynamic Link Library
111 DMA Direct Memory Access
112 DML Data Manipulation Language
113 DMTF Distributed Management Test Force
114 DNA Distributed Internet Architecture
115 DNS Domain Name System
116 DOM Document Object Model
117 DOS Disk Operating System
118 DPI Dots Per Inch
119 DRAM Dynamic Random Access Memory
120 DSL Digital Subscriber Line
121 DSN Digital Subscriber Network
122 DTD Document Type Definition
123 DVD Digital Versatile Disc
124 DVD-R DVD-Recordable
125 DVD-RAM Digital Versatile Disk - Random Access Memory
126 DVD-ROM DVD-Read Only Memory
127 DVD-RW DVD-Rewritable
128 E-BANKING ELECTRONIC BANKING
129 EAROM Electrically Alterable Read Only Memory
130 EBCDIC Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code
131 ECC Error Correction Code
132 EDC Electronic Digital Computer
133 EDCDIC Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code
134 EDO Extended Data Output
135 EEPROM Electronically Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory
136 EFS Encrypted File System
137 EJB Enterprise Java Beans
138 ENIAC Electronic Numerical Integrator And Computer
139 EPROM Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory
140 EROM Erasable Read Only Memory
141 ERP Enterprise Resource Planning
142 ESD Electrostatic Discharge
143 EULA End User License Agreement
144 EVGA Extended Video Graphics Array
145 FAQ Frequently Asked Questions
146 FAT File Allocation Table
147 FC-PGA Flip Chip Pin Grid Array
148 FDC Floppy Disk Controller
149 FDD Floppy Disk Drive
150 FDDI Fiber Distributed Data Interface
151 FDMA Frequency Division Multiple Access
152 FIFO First In First Out
153 FLOPS Floating Point Operations Per Second
154 FO Fiber Optics
155 FORTRAN Formula Translation
156 FPS Frame Per Second
157 FPU Floating Point Unit
158 FRAM Ferroelectric Electric Random Access Memory
159 FS File System
160 FSAA Full Screen Anti Aliasing
161 FSB Front Side Bus
162 FTP File Transfer Protocol
163 G2B Government to business payment
164 G2P Government to person payment
165 GB Giga Bytes
166 GBps Gigabytes per second or Gigabits per second
167 GDI Graphical Device Interface
168 GHz GigaHertz
169 GIF Graphic Interchange Format
170 GIGO Garbage In Garbage Out
171 GML Geography Markup Language
172 GPL General Public License
173 GPRS General Packet Radio Service
174 GST Goods and Services Tax
175 GUI Graphical User Interface
176 HD High Density
177 HD DVD High Definition DVD
178 HDD Hard Disk Drive
179 HFS Hierarchical File System
180 HP Hewlett-Packard
181 HPC High Performance Computing
182 HPFS High Performance File System
183 HSF Heatsink Fan
184 HSR Horizontal Scan Rate
185 HT Hyper Threading
186 HTM Hierarchical Temporal Memory
187 HTML Hypertext Markup Language
188 HTTP Hypertext Transfer Protocol
189 Hz Hertz
190 IBM International Business Machines
191 IC Integrated Circuit
192 ICMP Internet Control Message Protocol
193 ICT Information and Communication Technology
194 IDE Integrated Development Environment
195 IDE Integrated Drive Electronics
196 IE Internet Explorer
197 IGMP Internet Group Management Protocol
198 IIoT Industrial internet of Things
199 IIS Internet Information Services
200 IL Intermediate Language
201 IM Instant Messaging
202 IMAP Internet Message Access Protocol
203 IO Input Output
204 IOP Input Output Processor
205 IP Internet Protocol
206 IPX Internetwork Packet Exchange
207 IRC Internet Relay Chat
208 IrDA Infrared Data Association
209 IRQ Interrupt Request
210 ISA Industry Standard Architecture
211 ISAPI Internet Server Application Program Interface
212 iSCSI Internet Small Computer System Interface
213 ISDN Integrated Services Digital Network
214 ISO International Standard Organization
215 ISP Internet Service Provider
216 ISR Interrupt Service Routine
217 IT Information Technology
218 ITPL Information Technology Park Limited
219 J2EE Java 2 Enterprise Edition
220 J2ME Java 2 Micro Edition
221 J2SE Java 2 Standard Edition
222 JCL Job Control Language
223 JDBC Java Database Connectivity
224 JDK Java Development Kit
225 JPEG Joint Photographic Experts Group
226 JRE Java Runtime Environment
227 JS JavaScript
228 JSP Java Server Pages
229 KB Kilo Bytes
230 KBPS Kilo Bytes Per Second
231 kHz Kilohertz
232 KYC KNOW YOUR CUSTOMER
233 L2TP Layer Two Tunneling Protocol
234 LAN Local Area Network
235 LCD Liquid Crystal Display
236 LDAP Light Weight Directory Access Control
237 LDT Lightning Data Transport
238 LED Light Emitting Diode
239 LIFO Last In First Out
240 LOC Lines Of Code
241 LSI Large Scale Integration
242 LSP Layered Service Provider
243 M-BANKING MOBILE BANKING
244 M-MONEY MOBILE MONEY
245 MAC Media Access Control
246 MAN Metropolitan Area Network
247 MAU MultiStation Access Unit
248 MB Megabyte
249 MBONE Multicast Backbone
250 MBPS Mega Bytes Per Second
251 MBR Master Boot Record
252 MCP Microsoft Certified Professional
253 MCS Multicast Server
254 MDA Mail Delivery Agent
255 MDI Multiple Document Interface
256 MDS Microcomputer Development System
257 MFS MOBILE FINANCIAL SERVICES
258 MFT Master File Table
259 MHz Megahertz
260 MICR Magnetic Ink Character Recognition
261 MIDI Musical Instrument Digital Interface
262 MIMD Multiple Instruction Multiple Data
263 MIME Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions
264 MIPS Million Instructions Per Second
265 MISD Multiple Instruction Single Data
266 MMU Memory Management Unit
267 MMX Multi-Media Extensions
268 MMX Multi Media Extensions
269 MNG Multiple-image Network Graphics
270 MNO MOBILE NETWORK OPERATOR
271 MODEM Modulator And Demodulator
272 MOSFET Metal-Oxide Semiconductor Field Effect Transistor
273 MP3 Motion Pictures Experts Group Layer 3
274 MPEG Motion Pictures Experts Group
275 MS Microsoft
276 MS-DOS Microsoft DOS
277 MSDN Microsoft Developer Network
278 MSI Micro Star International
279 MSIIS Microsoft Internet Information Server
280 MSIL Microsoft Intermediate Language
281 MSMQ Microsoft Message Queue
282 MSN Microsoft Network
283 MSRAP Microsoft Remote Administration Protocol
284 MSRPC Microsoft Remote Procedure Call
285 MTS Microsoft Transaction Server
286 MTU Maximum Transmission Unit
287 MUDS MultiUser Dungeons
288 NAS Network Attached Storage
289 NASSCOM National Association Of Software & Service Companies
290 NAT Network Address Translation
291 NCP Network Control Protocol
292 NDIS Network Driver Interface Specification
293 NDRO Nondestructive Read Out
294 NEC NEC Corporation
295 NEFT National Electronic Fund Transfer
296 NETBEUI Netbios Enhanced User Interface
297 NIC Network Interface Controller
298 NIC National Informatics Centre,
299 NIC Network Interface Card
300 NIIT National Institute Of Information Technology
301 NNTP Network News Transfer Protocol
302 NOS Network Operating System
303 NSFNET National Science Foundation Network
304 NTFS NT
305 NTFS New Technology File System
306 NTP Network Time Protocol
307 NVRAM Non-Volatile Random Access Memory
308 OC Over Clock
309 OCR Optical Character Readers
310 OCZ OCZ Technology
311 ODBC Open Data Base Connectivity
312 OEM Original Equipment Manufacturer
313 OLE Object Linking And Embedding
314 OMR Optical Mark Reader
315 ONE Open Network Architecture
316 OO Object-Oriented
317 OOA Object Orient Analysis
318 OOAD Object Oriented Analysis And Design
319 OOP Object Oriented Programming
320 OOPS Object Oriented Programming System
321 OPEN GL Open Graphics Library
322 OS Open Source /Operating System
323 OS Operating System
324 OSF Open software Foundation
325 OSI Open System Interconnection
326 P2B Person to business payment
327 P2G Person to government payment
328 P2P Peer-To-Peer
329 P2P Person to person payment
330 PAN Personal Area Network
331 PATA Parallel ATA
332 PC Personal Computer
333 PC DOS Personal Computer Disk Operating System
334 PCB Printed Circuit Board
335 PCI Peripheral Component Interconnect
336 PCIe PCI Express
337 PCMCIA Personal Computer Memory Card International Association
338 PCMCIA Peripheral Component Microchannel Interconnect Architecture
339 PDA Personal Digital Assistant
340 PDF Portable Document Format
341 PDL Page Description Language
342 PDU Protocol Data Unit
343 PERL Practical Extraction and Reporting Language
344 PGA Pin Grid Array
345 PGA Professional Graphics Array
346 PHP PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor
347 PIC Peripheral Interface Controller /Programmable Interrupt Controller
348 PIC Programming Interrupt Control
349 PILOT Programmed Inquiry Learning Or Teaching
350 PLA Programmable Logic Array
351 PLC Power Line Communication /Programmable Logic Controller
352 PLC Programmable Logic Controller
353 PLD Programmable Logic Device
354 PM Private Message or Private Messaging
355 PNG Portable Network Graphics
356 PNP Plug And Play
357 PNY PNY Technology
358 POST Power-On Self Test
359 POST Power On Self Test
360 PPI Pixels Per Inch
361 PPP Peer To Peer Protocol
362 PPPoA Point to Point Protocol over ATM
363 PPPoE Point to Point Protocol over Ethernet
364 PPTP Point To Point Tunneling Protocol
365 PQI PQI Corporation
366 PROM Programmable Read Only Memory
367 PS Post Script
368 PS/2 Personal System/2
369 PSP PAYMENT SERVICES PROVIDER
370 PSU Power Supply Unit
371 RAD Rapid Application Development
372 RADSL RateAdaptive Digital Subscribes Line
373 RAID Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks
374 RAID Redundant Array Of Independent Disks
375 RAIT Redundant Array of Inexpensive Tapes
376 RAM Random Access Memory
377 RAMDAC Random Access Memory Digital Analog Convertor
378 RAS Remote Access Network
379 RD RAM Rambus Dynamic Random Access Memory
380 RDBMS Relational Data Base Management System
381 RDO Remote Data Objects
382 RDP Remote Desktop Protocol
383 RDRAM Rambus Dynamic Random Access Memory
384 RF Radio Frequency
385 RFC Request For Comments
386 RGB Red, Green, Blue
387 RGB Red Green Blue
388 RICS Reduced Instruction Set Computer
389 RIP Raster Image Processor /Routing Information Protocol
390 RIP Raster Image Processor
391 RISC Reduce Instruction Set Computer
392 RISC Reduced Instruction Set Computer
393 ROM Read Only Memory
394 ROM-DOS Read Only Memory - Disk Operating System
395 RPC Remote Procedure Call
396 RPM Revolutions Per Minute
397 RTC Real Time Clock
398 RTF Rich Text Format
399 RTGS Real Time Gross Settlement
400 RTOS Real Time Operating System
401 S/PDIF Sony or Philips Digital Interface
402 SACK Selective Acknowledgements
403 SAM Security Access Manager
404 SAP Service Access Point, Systems Applications Products
405 SASID Self scanned Amorphous Silicon Integrated Display
406 SATA Serial ATA
407 SCA SCSI Configured Automatically
408 SCMP Software Configuration Management Plan
409 SCSI Small Computer System Interface
410 SD RAM Synchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory
411 SDD Software Design Description
412 SDK Software Development Kit
413 SDL Storage Definition Language
414 SDN Integrated Service Digital Network
415 SDRAM Synchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory
416 SDRAM Static Dynamic Random Access Memory
417 SDSL Symmetric Digital Subscribes Line
418 SECC Single Edge Contact Connector
419 SFTP Secure FTP /Simple File Transfer Protocol
420 SG RAM Synchronous Graphics Random Access Memory
421 SGML Standard Generalized Markup Language
422 SHDSL Single-pair High-speed Digital Subscriber Line
423 SIM Subscriber Identification Module
424 SIMD Single Instruction, Multiple Data
425 SIMD Single Instruction Multiple Data
426 SIMM Single Inline Memory Module
427 SISD Single Instruction Single Data
428 SIU Serial Interface Unit
429 SMP Symmetric MultiProcess
430 SMPS Switched Mode Power Supply
431 SMS Short Message Service
432 SMTP Simple Mail Transfer Protocol
433 SNA System Network Architecture
434 SNAP Sub Network Access Protocol
435 SNMP Simple Network Management Protocol
436 SNOBOL String Oriented Symbolic Language
437 SOAP Simple Object Access Protocol
438 SODIMM Small Outline Dual Inline Memory Module
439 SOHO Small Office Home Office
440 SPARC Scalable Processor ArChitecture
441 SPI Serial Peripheral Interface
442 SPI Stateful
443 SPX Sequenced Packet Exchange
444 SQA Statistical Quality Assurance
445 SQL Structured Query Language
446 SRAM Static Random Access Memory
447 SRS Software Requirements Specification
448 SSE Streaming SIMD Extensions
449 STP Shielded Twisted Pair
450 SVG Scalable Vector Graphics
451 SVGA Super Video Graphics Array
452 SVVP Software Verification And Validation Plan
453 SW Software
454 TAPI Telephony Application Program Interface
455 TB Tera Byte
456 TB Tera Bytes
457 TB Terabytes
458 TBps Terabytes per second
459 Tbps Terabits per second
460 TCP Transmission Control Protocol
461 TCP/IP Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol
462 TDI Transport Data Interface
463 TDK TDK Electronics
464 TDMA Time Division Multiple Access
465 TEC Thermoelectric Cooler
466 TMP Temporary
467 TPC TipidPC
468 TPM Transactions Processing Monitor
469 TSR Terminate And Stay Residents
470 TTF TrueType Font
471 TTL Transistor-Transistor Logic
472 TWAIN Technology Without An Important Name
473 UART Universal Asynchronous Receiver or Transmitter
474 UDD User Datagram Protocol
475 UDP User Datagram Protocol
476 UI User Interface
477 UML Unified Modelling Language
478 UNC Universal Naming Convention
479 UNIX Uniplexed Information And Computer Systems
480 UPI Unified Payment Interface
481 UPS Uninterruptible Power Supply
482 URI Uniform Resource Identifier
483 URL Uniform Resource Locator
484 URL Universal Resource Locator
485 USB Universal Serial Bus
486 USRT Universal Synchronous Receiver Transmitted
487 USSD Unstructured Supplementary Service Data
488 UTF Unicode Transformation Format
489 UTP Unshielded Twisted Pair
490 UTP Unshieled Twisted Pair
491 VAN Virtual Area Network
492 VAST Very Small Aperture Terminal
493 VB Visual Basic
494 VBA Visual Basic for Applications
495 VBS Visual Basic Script
496 VC++ Visual C++
497 VCD Video Compact Disc
498 VCD Video CD
499 VDL View Definition Language
500 VGA Video Graphics Array
501 VHS Video Home System
502 VLIW Very Long Instruction Words
503 VLSI Very Large Scale Integrated Circuits
504 VOIP Voice Over IP
505 VPN Virtual Private Network
506 VPU Visual Processing Unit
507 VRAM Video Random Access Memory
508 VRML Virtual Reality Modelling Language
509 VS Visual Studio
510 VSNL Videsh Sanchar Nigam Limited
511 VVR Software Validation And Validation Report
512 VXD Virtual Device Driver
513 W3C World Wide Web Consortium
514 WAIS Wide Area Information Servers
515 WAN Wide Area Network
516 WAP Wireless Access Point /Wireless Application Protocol
517 WAP Wireless Application Protocol
518 WBEM WebBase Enterprise Management
519 WDM Wave Division Multiplexing
520 WHQL Windows Hardware Quality Lab
521 Wi-Fi Wireless Fidelity
522 WINDOWS ME Windows Millennium Edition
523 WINDOWS NT Windows New Technology
524 WINDOWS XP Windows Experienced
525 WINS Windows Internet Name Service
526 WLAN Wireless Local Area Network
527 WMA Windows Media Audio
528 WMI Windows Management Instrumentation
529 WML Wireless Markup Language
530 WMV Windows Media Video
531 WORM Write Once Read Many
532 WPAN Wireless Personal Area Network
533 WSH Windows Script Host
534 WTB Want to Buy
535 WWW World Wide Web
536 WYSIWYG What You See Is What You Get
537 XFX XFX Graphics, a Division of Pine
538 XGA Extended Graphics Array
539 XHTML Extensible Hyper Text Markup Language
540 XML eXtensible
541 XML Extensible Markup Language
542 XMS Extended Memory Specification
543 XSL Extensible Style Sheet Langauge
544 XT Extended Technology
545 Y2K Year Two Thousand