Files with lrz extension can be found as lrzip compressed archives.

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LRZ file extension - lrzip compressed archive

What is lrz file? How to open lrz files?

File type specification:

Archive and compressed file type icon Archive and compressed file type

The lrz file extension is mainly related to a compressed archive format used by lrzip utility.

lrzip format is based on he RZIP utility and is especially aimed on compression of very large files.

This lrz file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

Help how to open:

You can decompress these files using lrzip.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .lrz file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

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