File Extension Library


.PZIP File Extension

  • Developer by: WinZip Computing, S.L.
  • Category: Archive and compressed Files

What is an .PZIP file?

.PZIP file extension is created by WinZip Computing, S.L.. .PZIP has been classified as Archive and compressed Files.

.PZIP is Zip compressed archive

The pzip file extension is associated with the WinZip Mac Edition and other compression tools with ZIP format support.

The pzip file stores ZIP archive used sometimes on Mac OS X (macOS) platform. Most likely some less common format.


How to open:

Some file managers like WinZip Mac Edition or *.bzip2 can work with this file type.

How to convert:

The easiest way how to convert pzip archive is to decompress the pzip archive with the use of WinZIP and repack the content with another compression utility of your choice.

How to Open .PZIP file on different platforms

Open .PZIP File on Windows

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

Open .PZIP File on Mac

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

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

Open .PZIP File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .PZIP files

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