File Extension Library

.LZ File Extension

  • Developer by: Antonio Diaz Diaz
  • Category: Archive and compressed Files

What are .LZ files and how to open them?

Can't open .LZ 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 .LZ file.

What is a .LZ file extension?

.LZ file extension is created by Antonio Diaz Diaz. .LZ has been classified as Archive and compressed Files.

.LZ is LZIP compressed archive

File extension lz is mainly associated with the LZIP, a lossless data compressor based on the LZMA algorithm with very safe integrity checking and a user interface similar to the one of gzip or bzip2.

A typical .lz file stores compressed archive.

How to open:

Use LZIP to open .lz compressed archive files.

How to convert:

Various compressed archives can be usually repacked to a different format.

How to fix problems with .LZ files

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