A puz file extension is related to the crossword files, used by various apps.

There are 2 other file types using
the PUZ file extension!

empty icon.puz - Puzzle file

puz icon.puz - Microsoft Publisher packed document

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Software that works with puz file extension

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PUZ file - Crossword data

What is puz file? How to open puz files?

File type specification:

Game file type icon Game file type

The puz file extension is used for files, that contain crosswords. The puz files are used by various crossword applications, such as Crossword Solver and many others.

Mime types:
application/x-crossword

The default software associated to puz file type:

Crossword Solver picture or screenshot

Crossword Solver  Microsoft Windows software

The Crossword Solver program lets you solve crossword puzzles, word searches, sudokus and coded puzzles offline. It can open files used by the popular Crossword Compiler online applet, XML puzzle files, and also ".puz" files. 

Help how to open:

Use compatible tools to work with *.puz files.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .puz 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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List of recommended software applications associated to the .puz file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open puz file, edit puz file, convert puz file, view puz file, play puz file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

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Software that open puz file - Crossword data

Programs supporting the exension puz on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about Crossword Solver for open puz file action.

Microsoft Windows:

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