An emz file extension is used by variety applications developed by the Microsoft. File contains enhanced metadata (EMF vector image format) compressed with ZIP algorithm.

There is one other file type using
the EMZ file extension!

emz file icon.emz - Street Fighter IV game file

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EMZ file extension - Microsoft Windows compressed enhanced metafile

What is emz file? How to open emz files?

File type specification:

Vector graphic file type icon Vector graphic file type

emz file icon: emz filetype icon

The emz file extension is used for a GZIP compressed version of the EMF format, used for vector graphic metafiles in Windows.

EMZ is supported by latest versions of Microsoft Office and Microsoft Visio.

As emz files are basically just compressed versions of emf files it may be possible to read emz files with EMF-supporting applications and image viewers.

The default software associated to emz file type:

Adobe Illustrator icon

Adobe Systems Incorporated logo Adobe Illustrator  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Adobe Systems Incorporated

Adobe Illustrator is a vector graphics editor and part of some editions of Adobe Creative Suite and Cloud. It is a direct competitor to programs like CorelDraw. Illustrator allows users  to create sophisticated artwork for virtually any medium.

The latest version, Illustrator CC is available through the new Adobe Creative Cloud suite. The previous version was Illustrator CS6.

XnView MP icon

Pierre-Emmanuel Gougelet logo XnView MP  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
  Pierre-Emmanuel Gougelet

XnView MP is the enhanced version of XnView Classic. It is a free (for non-commercial purposes) powerful cross-platform media browser, viewer and converter. Compatible with more than 500 formats. It works on Windows, Linux and macOS.

Help how to open EMZ files:

Most vector graphic editors can work with EMZ format, including Adobe Illustrator, CorelDraw, or PaintShop Pro.

You can rename the EMZ file extension to ZIP file extension and extract files from ZIP archive by compression utilities such as WinZip or WinRAR. Archive contains the EMF Windows Enhanced Metafile.

How to convert file with extension EMZ:

Use any compatible software to export *.emz files to other picture image formats.

Find conversions from emz file:

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List of software applications associated to the .emz file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open emz file, edit emz file, convert emz file, view emz file, play emz file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the emz files.

  • Open emz file
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Software that open emz file - Microsoft Windows compressed enhanced metafile

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open emz file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with emz file by default:
Adobe Illustrator small icon Adobe Illustrator
Other suggested software:
Microsoft Visio small icon Microsoft Visio
Corel PaintShop Pro small icon Corel PaintShop Pro
Adobe Photoshop small icon Adobe Photoshop

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