Files with zlib extension may be found as compressed archives made using the Zlib file archiver.

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ZLIB file extension - Zlib archive

What is zlib file? How to open zlib files?

File type specification:

Archive and compressed file type icon Archive and compressed file type

File extension zlib is generally associated with the Zlib, a compression tool for Microsoft Windows, Mac, Linux and perhaps other operating systems.

A .zlib file stores standard compressed archive created with the Zlib.

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The default software associated to open zlib file:

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Jean-loup Gailly and Mark Adler logoZlib  Linux/Unix software

Company or developer:
Jean-loup Gailly and Mark Adler

Zlib is a software library used for data compression. Zlib was written by Jean-loup Gailly and Mark Adler and is an abstraction of the DEFLATE compression algorithm used in their gzip file compression program.

Help how to open:

You can extract the contents of these archives using the Zlib program.

How to convert:

Users may repack archives with various compression method.

Find converter to zlib file type:

zl to zlib

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

Software that open zlib file - Zlib archive

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

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