Files with zz file extension can be found as compressed archives from Zzip program.

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ZZ file extension - ZZip compressed archive

What is zz file? How to open zz files?

File type specification:

Archive and compressed file type icon Archive and compressed file type

The zz file extension is mainly related to compressed archives created by Zzip archiver by Damien Deblin.

Looks like some older alternative to ZIP or RAR that wasn't updated since 2002. Hence it is probably rare format.

This zz file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

The default software associated to open zz file:

Zzip picture or screenshot

Zzip  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Damien Debin

Zzip is a compression tool for Windows and Unix. It uses a compression algorithm based primarily on the Burrows-Wheeler Transform method. It supports file integrity tests and built-in multimedia detection and compression.

Help how to open:

You can open and extract *.zz archives using Zzip archiver.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .zz 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.

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

Software that open zz file - ZZip compressed archive

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

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