The File Extensions Database

.ALZ File Extension

  • Developer by: ESTsoft
  • Category: Compressed Files

What is an .ALZ file?

.ALZ is ALZip Archive

Proprietary compressed file format developed by ESTsoft; uses an algorithm similar to .ZIP compression, but is optimized for compressing large archives; also supports self-extracting and spanned archives.

ALZ files can be decompressed by ALZip, which is part of the ALTools PC utility suite and is also available as a standalone product.

Programs that open ALZip Archive
ESTsoft ALZip
The Unarchiver

How to solve problems with ALZ files

  • Associate the ALZ file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any ALZ file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.ALZ files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the ALZ file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .ALZ is ALZip Archive. Because only the current version supports the latest ALZ file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the ESTsoft manufacturer website after an available .ALZ is ALZip Archive update.
  • To make sure that your ALZ file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.