File Extension Library


.GPZ File Extension

  • Developer by: IBM
  • Category: Various data Files

What is an .GPZ file?

.GPZ file extension is created by IBM. .GPZ has been classified as Various data Files.

.GPZ is IBM DB2 Document Manager document history data

The gpz file extension is mainly related to IBM DB2 Document Manager program and used for its history files.

These gpz files are used to store the activity history of a document. For a DM class that has lifecycle tracking enabled, each document has a corresponding history file. GPZ format is both compressed and encrypted.


How to open:

You can work with these files using IBM DB2 Document Manager. No other program can work with them as IBM didn't provide the information necessary to uncompress and decrypt this file nor to create one.

How to convert:

Probably cannot be converted to anything else.

How to Open .GPZ file on different platforms

Open .GPZ File on Windows

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

Open .GPZ File on Mac

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

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

Open .GPZ File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .GPZ files

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