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How to open a file with .z extension?
File type: UNIX Compressed Archive File
Compatible with Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista and XP
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"You'll need a new app to open this file" is probably the most common error faced by millions of Windows users every day. This is either because the program required to open a file is not available on your system or there may be other issues.
What is .z file extension?

Compressed file used to store, or "pack," files on Unix-based machines; incorporates a simple compression algorithm that is used to archive files and save disk space; can be decompressed on a Unix system by typing uncompress filename.z, where "filename.z" is the name of the file to decompress.Z files have mostly been replaced by GNUzip compression, which creates .GZ files. Unix users can use the znew utility to recompress Z files to GZ files.


Windows Desktop Software that can be used to open .z files:
Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe 2010, Corel WinZip 18.5, WinRAR 5, 7-Zip.

Mac OS Software that can be used to open .z files:
Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe 16, Incredible Bee Archiver, The Unarchiver.

Linux Software that can be used to open .z files:
uncompress, gzip, zcat, znew, unpack, Archive Manager.