A wmz file extension is mainly related to Windows Media Player multimedia playback application installed in Microsoft Windows OS. These wmz files stores skin for WMP in compressed file format.

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Software that open wmz file

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WMZ file extension - Windows Media Player compressed skin

What is wmz file? How to open wmz files?

The wmz file extension is associated with Windows Media Player.

The wmz file is a compressed zip archive that contains a Windows Media Player skin (wps format) and associated Jscript files that define skin elements with additional supporting graphic files.

WMZ format is the standard distribution format for Windows Media player skins. If you double-click on a wmz file you will be asked whenever you want install the skin to your player.

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The default software associated to open wmz file:

Microsoft Windows Media Player icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Windows Media Player  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Windows Media Player is default multimedia player installed in Microsoft Windows. WMP can manage music, videos and pictures in computer, play or view them, sync them with portable devices, or burn them on CD/DVD media. It also supports home media sharing with other computers.

Help how to open:

Opening the file results in installing the skin to Windows Media Player.

How to convert:

Conversion to other formats is not possible.

Find conversions from wmz file:

wmz to wmdb

File identification strings:

HEX code: 50 4B 03 04
ASCII code: PK

List of software applications associated to the .wmz 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 wmz file, edit wmz file, convert wmz file, view wmz file, play wmz 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 wmz files.

Software that open wmz file - Windows Media Player compressed skin

Programs supporting the exension wmz on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about Microsoft Windows Media Player for open wmz file action.

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