File Extension Library


.CAZ File Extension

  • Category: Archive and compressed Files

What is an .CAZ file?

.CAZ file extension has been classified as Archive and compressed Files.

.CAZ is Computer Associates Archive

The caz file extension is mainly related to a special compressed archive used in programs and solutions developed by Computer Associates. Commonly used for CA patches, plugins and other archives used by CA.


How to open:

You can decompress these files using CAZIPXP.EXE utility provided by CA.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .caz 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.

How to Open .CAZ file on different platforms

Open .CAZ File on Windows

  • Right-click a .CAZ
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .CAZ file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .CAZ files" Press "Ok"

Open .CAZ File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .CAZ file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .CAZ File on Linux

Right click on the .CAZ file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .CAZ File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .CAZ file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .CAZ File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .CAZ files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .CAZ files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .CAZ files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .CAZ file format
  2. You need to check the .CAZ file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)