The 023 file extension is related to the Split file or Compressed file from a multi-volume archive (part 23).

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023 file extension - Split file or Compressed file from a multi-volume archive (part 23)

What is 023 file? How to open 023 files?

File type specification:

Archive and compressed file type icon Archive and compressed file type

023 file icon: 023 filetype icon

The 023 file extension is generally associated with split files. A part of larger file split using splitter software, such us HJSplit, WellTek 001 File Joiner & Splitter, SplitJoin or File Managers, such as Total Commander. It is also associated with several archivers or compression tools, which are using, or did use in the past, the 023 file extension for its multi-volume files or archives, such as Winrar (see part23.rar) or 7-Zip (see 7z.023).

In case of split files, you will need to merge them first with the use of the splitting/joining software tool, before you can open or work with them. If the files are compressed multi-volume archives, you will have to extract the first one and it will automatically continue to extract all the parts. In either case, you will need ALL the parts to access the original content.

The default software associated to 023 file type:

7-zip icon

Igor Pavlov logo7-zip  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Igor Pavlov

A free file archiver developed by Igor Pavlov featuring higher compression ratios with LZMA and LZMA2 compression.

It is mainly available for Windows platform (for Mac and Linux are available command line tools) and is the primary program to handle 7z archives. However, also supports various compression file formats.

Supported formats:

Packing / unpacking: 7z, XZ, BZIP2, GZIP, TAR, ZIP and WIM


HJSplit icon

HJSplit  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:

HJSplit is a popular set of freeware file-splitting programs created by in collaboration with various programmers.

SplitJoin picture or screenshot

SplitJoin  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Angus Johnson

SplitJoin is a free Windows utility for splitting and rejoining files. SplitJoin is tiny (30kb) so it can easily 'travel' with the file parts and be used to rejoin them.

Help how to open 023 files:

To open or use the split file, you will need to first joint the file with the original splitting software. In case of multi-volume archive, just put all the parts in same directory and extract the first part.

How to convert file with extension 023:

In order to convert the original split file to something else, you will need to merge it first using the original splitting tool.

In case of multi-volume archive, its not possible to convert only one part of it. Only complete archive can be converted in to another archive or compression format. The easiest way how to convert complete multi-volume archive is to decompress the archive with the use of supported archiving or compression tool and repack the content with another compression or archive application of your choice.

List of software applications associated to the .023 file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open 023 file, edit 023 file, convert 023 file, view 023 file, play 023 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 ableto perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting 023 files.

  • Open 023 file
  • Create 023 file
  • Extract 023 file

Software that open 023 file - Split file or Compressed file from a multi-volume archive (part 23)

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open 023 file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with 023 file by default:
7-zip small icon 7-zip
HJSplit small icon HJSplit
Other suggested software:
WinRAR small icon WinRAR

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