File Extension Library

.IGZ File Extension

  • Developer by: Jean-loup Gailly
  • Category: Archive and compressed Files

What are .IGZ files and how to open them?

Can't open .IGZ file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .IGZ file.

What is a .IGZ file extension?

.IGZ file extension is created by Jean-loup Gailly. .IGZ has been classified as Archive and compressed Files.

.IGZ is Gzipped image file

File extension igz is mainly related to the Gzip (GNU Zip), a compression format popular on Unix-based operating systems and also available for MS-DOS and Microsoft Windows.

A .igz file typically stores image compressed with Gzip.

How to open:

Use Gzip utility to open and decompress .igz files.

How to convert:

You can extract data from .igz data files and compress them to other type of archive.

How to fix problems with .IGZ files

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