Files with zed extension can be typically encountered as some kind of metadata files for BitTorrent clients.

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

empty icon.zed - ZX-Edit document block

empty icon.zed - Family Tree Builder compressed GEDCOM file

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Software that open zed file

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ZED file extension - BitTorrent metainfo

What is zed file? How to open zed files?

File type specification:

Internet related file type icon Internet related file type

zed file icon: zed filetype icon

File extension zed is mainly used for metainfo files based on BitTorrent’s  .torrent file structure.

Most likely some minor data file used by some BitTorrent clients (uTorrent, BitTorrent etc.).

The default software associated to open zed file:

uTorrent icon

BitTorrent, Inc. logouTorrent  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
BitTorrent, Inc.

µTorrent is the world's most popular BitTorrent client. Most of the features present in other BitTorrent clients are present in µTorrent, including bandwidth prioritization, scheduling, RSS auto-downloading and Mainline DHT (compatible with BitComet). Additionally, µTorrent supports the Protocol Encryption joint specification and peer exchange. Multilanguage software.

Help how to open:

These files are loaded along with the torrent file it self and not opened separately.

How to convert:

It is unlikely that you can convert this type of *.zed files to anything useful.

List of software applications associated to the .zed 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 zed file, edit zed file, convert zed file, view zed file, play zed 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 able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting zed files.

Programs that can create zed file - BitTorrent metainfo

Programs supporting the exension zed on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for create zed file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with zed file by default:
uTorrent small icon uTorrent
Other suggested software:
BitTorrent small icon BitTorrent

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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