A zipx file extension is related to the WinZip version 12.1. and higher. A zipx file stores compressed archive with Extended ZIP format.

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Software that works with zipx file extension

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ZIPX file extension - Extended Zip file

What is zipx file? How to open zipx files?

File type specification:

Archive and compressed file type icon Archive and compressed file type

zipx file icon: zipx filetype icon

The zipx file extension is associated with WinZip.

The zipx files are compressed Zip file saved in the extended Zip format, which was introduced with WinZip 12.1. It creates smaller files than the previous versions of the .ZIP format.

The zipx files also includes information that indicates that the file was created using an advanced compression method. This lets users know that the file must be decompressed with WinZip 12.1 or another compatible file compression utility.

The default software associated to zipx 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.

WinZip Mac Edition icon

WinZip Computing, S.L. logo WinZip Mac Edition  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
  WinZip Computing, S.L.

WinZip Mac Edition is compression utility used to create and extract ZIP archives specifically designed for Mac OS X. WinZip for Mac also supports other archive formats such as  BZ2, RAR, BZIP, WavPack etc..

WinZip for iOS icon

WinZip Computing, S.L. logo WinZip for iOS  Apple iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch devices) software

Company or developer:
  WinZip Computing, S.L.

WinZip for iOS allows users to handle ZIP and RAR files on iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. Whether you received a Zip or RAR file as an email attachment, or want to download and view the contents of a Zip and RAR file from the web, just “Open with WinZip”.

Help how to open ZIPX files:

Use WinZip to open *.zipx compressed files.

How to convert file with extension ZIPX:

The easiest way how to convert ZIPX archive is to decompress the ZIPX archive with the use of WinZIP and repack the content with another compression utility of your choice.

Find conversions from zipx file:

zipx to 7z

zipx to exe

zipx to zip

List of software applications associated to the .zipx 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 zipx file, edit zipx file, convert zipx file, view zipx file, play zipx file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org'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 zipx files.

  • Open zipx file
  • Create zipx file
  • Extract zipx file

Software that open zipx file - Extended Zip file

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

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with zipx file by default:
WinZip small icon WinZip
Other suggested software:
PeaZip small icon PeaZip
PowerArchiver small icon PowerArchiver

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

Apple iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch devices):

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