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How to open a file with .zip extension?
File type: Archive file type
Compatible with Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista and XP
Searching for the right program to open .zip files?

"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 .zip file extension?

.ZIP is very commonly known file extension for compressed or archived files, created by Corel WinZip. This file format can be opened and created by various other products. It may contain one or more than one file or folder in compressed form. However, now ZIP files can be viewed, opened and extracted without any software due to Microsoft’s inbuilt capability to its OS from Windows XP onwards.


Windows Desktop Software that can be used to open .zip files:
7-Zip, B1 Free Archiver , PeaZip, WinRAR 5, Corel WinZip 18.5, ConeXware PowerArchiver, Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe 2010, Microsoft Windows zip utility.

Mac OS Software that can be used to open .zip files:
Apple Archive Utility, B1 Free Archiver Windows Phone, Corel WinZip Mac 3, Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe 16, Incredible Bee Archiver, The Unarchiver, B1 Free Archiver .

Android Software that can be used to open .zip files:
iZip, RAR for Android.

iOS Software that can be used to open .zip files:
iZip, Winzip, ZipApp.

Linux Software that can be used to open .zip files:
unzip, funzip, p7zip, B1 Free Archiver , File Roller.