The z08 file extension is related to the Split Multi-volume ZIP compressed file archive (part 9).

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Z08 file extension - Split Multi-volume ZIP compressed file archive (part 9)

What is z08 file? How to open z08 files?

File type specification:

Archive and compressed file type icon Archive and compressed file type

z08 file icon: z08 filetype icon

The z08 file extension is associated with WinZIP. Its one part of a multi-volume compressed ZIP archive.

ZIP is the native format of WinZip archiver. In WinZIP you can split a huge archive to a few smaller files, which are called parts.

WinZip uses this split file sequence for multi-volume archives:

  • .zip or exe (SFX) for first volume
  • .z01, z02, z03 ....etc. for any additional volumes

WinZip, the original and most popular compression utility for Windows, is a powerful and easy-to-use tool that quickly zips and unzips your files to conserve disk space and greatly reduce e-mail transmission time.
The new WinZip offers powerful new compression technology that creates even smaller Zip files. And the new Explorer-style view makes working with complex, multi- folder Zip files.

WinZip Pro includes the WinZip Job Wizard, a powerful tool that offers predefined data backup jobs, the ability to customize and schedule zipping tasks, and FTP- upload functionality. And with WinZip Pro, you can zip and burn directly on CDs/DVDs!

In order to unpack the multi-volume ZIP archive, you need to place ALL of the split parts in the same directory and start extraction of the first volume. The program will automatically use all of the parts to extract the content of the archive.

The default software associated to z08 file type:

WinZip icon

WinZip Computing, S.L. logo WinZip  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  WinZip Computing, S.L.

WinZip is very popular file archiver for Microsoft Windows.

The first release of WinZip was in 1991. WinZip supports ZIP, ARJ, ARC, LHA, BZ2 and RAR archive formats. ZIP archives can be encrypted by the 128- and 256-bit key AES encryption.

The developer of WinZip was acquired by Corel in 2006. In 2010 was released the first version of WinZip for Mac OS X. WinZip is distributed as shareware.

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Useful information about multi-volume archives

Help how to open Z08 files:

The z08 (e.g. Avatar.z08 file) file is only one part of WinZip split compressed archive. If you want to extract this file, you must have all parts of the WinZip split compressed archive.

Open the first part of WinZip (e.g file) split compressed archive in WinZip application and extract files from WinZip split compressed archive.

How to convert file with extension Z08:

It is not possible to convert only one part of ZIP multi-volume archive. Only complete ZIP archive can be converted in to another archive or compression format. The easiest way how to convert complete ZIP multi-volume archive is to decompress the ZIP archive with the use of WinZIP and repack the content with another compression or archive application of your choice.

List of software applications associated to the .z08 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 z08 file, edit z08 file, convert z08 file, view z08 file, play z08 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 z08 files.

  • Open z08 file
  • Create z08 file
  • Extract z08 file
  • Others z08 file

Software that open z08 file - Split Multi-volume ZIP compressed file archive (part 9)

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