Basic Computer Abbreviations

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