File Extension Library

.EMZ File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Vector Image Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .EMZ file?

.EMZ file extension is created by Microsoft. .EMZ has been classified as Vector Image Files. The format of .EMZ file is Binary.

.EMZ is Windows Compressed Enhanced Metafile

An EMZ file is a compressed image used by Microsoft programs such as Visio and the Office suite. It contains an Enhanced Metafile (.EMF file) that has been compressed with the .GZIP compression algorithm.

EMZ files may be decompressed with a GZIP decompression utility such as GNU zip (gzip.exe) or WinGZip. After decompression, they may be opened as standard EMF files.

List of all softwares that can open the Windows Compressed Enhanced Metafile
File Viewer Plus
Microsoft Office 2016
Microsoft Visio 2016

How to Open .EMZ file on different platforms

Open .EMZ File on Windows

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

Open .EMZ File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .EMZ 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 .EMZ File on Linux

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

Open .EMZ File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .EMZ 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 .EMZ 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 .EMZ files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .EMZ files

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