Computer Abbreviations

Updated: May 29, 2021

AAC


Advanced Audio Coding

AC


Alternating current

AGP


Accelerated Graphics Port.

AI


Artificial Intelligence

Ajax


Asynchronous JavaScript and XML

ARPANET


Advanced Research Projects Agency Network

ALGOL


Algorithmic Language

ALU


Arithmetic Logic Unit

AOL


America Online

API


Application Program Interface

APT


Automatically Programmed Tooling

ARP


Address Resolution Protocol

ASP


Active Server Pages

ATM


Asynchronous Transfer Mode

AVI


Audio Video Interleave

ASCII


American Standard Code for Information Interchange

AT


Advanced Technology

AUI


Attachment Unit Interface

BASIC


Beginners All Purpose Symbolic Instruction Code

BCD


Binary Coded Decimal

BHTML


Broadcast Hyper Text Markup Language

BMP


Bitmap

BIOS


Basic Input-Output Services

CAI


Computer Aided Instruction

CADD


Computer Aided Design and Drafting

CD


Compact Disc

CD-R


Compact Disc Recordable

CD-ROM


Compact Disc Read-Only Memory

CD-RW