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Computer Acronyms

Alphabetical Listing of Computer Acronyms

  • ACL — Access Control List
  • ADC — Analog-to-Digital Converter
  • ADF — Automatic Document Feeder
  • ADSL — Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line
  • AGP — Accelerated Graphics Port
  • AIFF — Audio Interchange File Format
  • AIX — Advanced Interactive Executive
  • ANSI — American National Standards Institute
  • API — Application Program Interface
  • ARP — Address Resolution Protocol
  • ASCII — American Standard Code For Information Interchange
  • ASP — Active Server Page
  • ASP — Application Service Provider
  • ATA — Advanced Technology Attachment
  • ATM — Asynchronous Transfer Mode
  • BASIC — Beginner’s All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code
  • BCC — Blind Carbon Copy
  • BIOS — Basic Input/Output System
  • BLOB — Binary Large Object
  • BMP — Bitmap
  • CAD — Computer-Aided Design
  • CC — Carbon Copy
  • CCD — Charged Coupled Device
  • CD — Compact Disc
  • CD-R — Compact Disc Recordable
  • CD-ROM — Compact Disc Read-Only Memory
  • CD-RW — Compact Disc Re-Writable
  • CDMA — Code Division Multiple Access
  • CGI — Common Gateway Interface
  • CISC — Complex Instruction Set Computing
  • CMOS — Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor
  • CMYK — Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
  • CPA — Cost Per Action
  • CPC — Cost Per Click
  • CPL — Cost Per Lead
  • CPM — Cost Per 1,000 Impressions
  • CPS — Classroom Performance System
  • CPU — Central Processing Unit
  • CRM — Customer Relationship Management
  • CRT — Cathode Ray Tube
  • CSS — Cascading Style Sheet
  • CTP — Composite Theoretical Performance
  • CTR — Click-Through Rate
  • DAC — Digital-to-Analog Converter
  • DBMS — Database Management System
  • DDR — Double Data Rate
  • DDR2 — Double Data Rate 2
  • DHCP — Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
  • DIMM — Dual In-Line Memory Module
  • DLL — Dynamic Link Library
  • DMA — Direct Memory Access
  • DNS — Domain Name System
  • DOS — Disk Operating System
  • DPI — Dots Per Inch
  • DRAM — Dynamic Random Access Memory
  • DRM — Digital Rights Management
  • DSL — Digital Subscriber Line
  • DSLAM — Digital Subscriber Line Access Multiplexer
  • DTD — Document Type Definition
  • DV — Digital Video
  • DVD — Digital Versatile Disc
  • DVD+R — Digital Versatile Disc Recordable
  • DVD+RW — Digital Versatile Disk Rewritable
  • DVD-R — Digital Versatile Disc Recordable
  • DVD-RAM — Digital Versatile Disc Random Access Memory
  • DVD-RW — Digital Versatile Disk Rewritable
  • DVI — Digital Video Interface
  • DVR — Digital Video Recorder
  • ECC — Error Correction Code
  • EDI — Electronic Data Interchange
  • EPS — Encapsulated PostScript
  • EUP — Enterprise Unified Process
  • FAQ — Frequently Asked Questions
  • FIFO — First In, First Out
  • FIOS — Fiber Optic Service
  • FLOPS — Floating Point Operations Per Second
  • FPU — Floating Point Unit
  • FSB — Frontside Bus
  • FTP — File Transfer Protocol
  • GIF — Graphics Interchange Format; Applied To Image Format As .gif
  • GIGO — Garbage In, Garbage Out
  • GIS — Geographic Information Systems
  • GPS — Global Positioning System
  • GPU — Graphics Processing Unit
  • GUI — Graphical User Interface
  • GUID — Globally Unique Identifier
  • HDMI — High-Definition Multimedia Interface
  • HDTV — High Definition Televsion
  • HDV — High-Definition Video
  • HFS — Hierarchical File System
  • HSF — Heat Sink And Fan
  • HTML — Hyper-Text Markup Language
  • HTTP — HyperText Transfer Protocol
  • HTTPS — HyperText Transport Protocol Secure
  • I/O — Input/Output
  • ICANN — Internet Corporation For Assigned Names And Numbers
  • ICF — Internet Connection Firewall
  • ICMP — Internet Control Message Protocol
  • ICS — Internet Connection Sharing
  • IDE — Integrated Device Electronics

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