The File Extensions Database

.FZ File Extension

  • Developer by: Fritzing
  • Category: CAD Files

What is an .FZ file?

.FZ is Fritzing Project File

File created by Fritzing, an open source application used for electronics design; saves the breadboard, schematic, and PCB views for the design; can also save floating notes on top of the design, which helps annotate design decisions.

FZ files can also be saved as .FZZ files, which are compressed projects used for sharing designs with others.

Programs that open Fritzing Project File

How to solve problems with FZ files

  • Associate the FZ file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any FZ file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.FZ files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the FZ 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 .FZ is Fritzing Project File. Because only the current version supports the latest FZ file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Fritzing manufacturer website after an available .FZ is Fritzing Project File update.
  • To make sure that your FZ file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.