File Extension Library

.SDZ File Extension

  • Developer by: Spring
  • Category: Game Files
  • Format: Zip

What is an .SDZ file?

.SDZ file extension is created by Spring. .SDZ has been classified as Game Files. The format of .SDZ file is Zip.

.SDZ is Spring Content Package

File used by games developed with Spring, a real-time strategy (RTS) game engine; saves game files in a compressed .ZIP format, but uses the ".sdz" extension; used for maps, graphics, computer artificial intelligence (AI) scripts (.LUA files), and other game content.

NOTE: Because SDZ files use a Zip format, you can open them with any Zip decompression utility.

List of all softwares that can open the Spring Content Package
Corel WinZip 23
Apple Archive Utility
File Type 2:

NCI Compressed Database

Developer by: National Cancer Institute Category: Data Files Format: Binary

Compressed .SDF (Structure Data File) that uses Gzip (.GZ files) compression to reduce the SDF file size; contains a database of NCI Open Database Compounds, which are molecular structure datasets used in cancer research.

To open an SDZ file, you can rename the file extension to ".sdf.gz" and open it with any Gzip compatible decompression program.

NOTE: SDZ files are available on the following NCI webpage: Downloadable Structure Files of NCI Open Database Compounds.

List of all softwares that can open the NCI Compressed Database
Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe for Windows
ConeXware PowerArchiver
Corel WinZip 23
Apple Archive Utility
Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe 16
The Unarchiver

How to Open .SDZ file on different platforms

Open .SDZ File on Windows

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

Open .SDZ File on Mac

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

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

Open .SDZ File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .SDZ files

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