A zipx file extension is related to the WinZip version 12.1. and higher. A zipx file stores compressed archive with Extended ZIP format.

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Software that open zipx file

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ZIPX file extension - Extended Zip archive

What is zipx file? How to open zipx files?

File type specification:

Archive and compressed file type icon Archive and compressed file type

zipx file icon: zipx filetype icon

The zipx file extension is associated with WinZip.

The zipx files are compressed Zip file saved in the extended Zip format, which was introduced with WinZip 12.1. It creates smaller files than the previous versions of the .ZIP format.

The zipx files also includes information that indicates that the file was created using an advanced compression method. This lets users know that the file must be decompressed with WinZip 12.1 or another compatible file compression utility.

The default software associated to open zipx file:

WinZip icon

WinZip Computing, S.L. logoWinZip  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
WinZip Computing, S.L.

A very popular shareware archiver for Microsoft Windows. The first release of WinZip was in 1991. WinZip supports ZIP, ARJ, ARC, LHA, BZ2 and RAR archive formats. ZIP archives can be encrypted by the 128- and 256-bit key AES encryption.

The developer of WinZip was acquired by Corel in 2006 and first version for Mac appeared in 2010.

WinZip Mac Edition icon

WinZip Computing, S.L. logoWinZip Mac Edition  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
WinZip Computing, S.L.

WinZip Mac Edition is compression utility used to create and extract ZIP archives specifically designed for Mac OS X. WinZip for Mac also supports other archive formats such as  BZ2, RAR, BZIP, WavPack etc..

WinZip for iOS icon

WinZip Computing, S.L. logoWinZip for iOS  Apple iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch devices) software

Company or developer:
WinZip Computing, S.L.

WinZip for iOS allows users to handle ZIP and RAR files on iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. Whether you received a Zip or RAR file as an email attachment, or want to download and view the contents of a Zip and RAR file from the web, just “Open with WinZip”.

Help how to open:

Use WinZip to open *.zipx compressed files.

How to convert:

The easiest way how to convert ZIPX archive is to decompress the ZIPX archive with the use of WinZIP and repack the content with another compression utility of your choice.

Find conversions from zipx file:

zipx to 7z

zipx to exe

zipx to zip

Find converter to zipx file type:

zip to zipx

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

Software that open zipx file - Extended Zip archive

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

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with zipx file by default:
WinZip small icon WinZip
Other suggested software:
PeaZip small icon PeaZip
PowerArchiver small icon PowerArchiver

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

Apple iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch devices):

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