There are 4 other file types using
the ZAP file extension!

zap file icon.zap - FileWrangler Archive

zap file icon.zap - ZoneAlarm Pro data file

zap file icon.zap - WinTOTAL report file

zap file icon.zap - Rebel Software Installation Manager file

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ZAP file extension - Microsoft Windows software installation settings

What is zap file? How to open zap files?

The zap file extension is primarily related to Microsoft Windows and used for a special settings files used in Windows Installer service.

This type of .zap file contains instructions and metadata for installing a specific Windows software program. It may include the name of the program, the version number, the publisher, and other relevant information.

The default software associated to zap file type:

Windows Installer icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Windows Installer  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Windows Installer is installation and configuration service included in the Microsoft Windows 2000, XP, Vista, 7 as well as Windows Server family. Windows Installer provides standard format for Windows component management.

Microsoft Windows icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft Windows  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Windows is a family of operating systems developed by the Microsoft Corp.. The first Windows was released in 1985 as a GUI add-on to MS-DOS.  MS-DOS based Windows versions were developed to 2000, when was released the last version called Windows ME. Windows based on NT core started in 1993. Windows NT family are developed to these days, the latest version is called Windows 10.

Help how to open ZAP files:

You can probably open and edit these settins files using any text editor, however this may break and corrupt the installation so it is not advised.

How to convert file with extension ZAP:

This file type is not meant to be converted to anything else.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .zap 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 zap file, edit zap file, convert zap file, view zap file, play zap file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

  • Settings zap file

Settings file type for software that use zap file - Microsoft Windows software installation settings

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for settings zap file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with zap file by default:
Windows Installer small icon Windows Installer
Microsoft Windows small icon Microsoft Windows

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