File Extension Library

.SQZ File Extension

  • Developer by: Sorenson Media
  • Category: Video Files
  • Format: XML

What are .SQZ files and how to open them?

Can't open .SQZ 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 .SQZ file.

What is a .SQZ file extension?

.SQZ file extension is created by Sorenson Media. .SQZ has been classified as Video Files. The format of .SQZ file is XML.

.SQZ is Squeeze Project File

Project file created by Squeeze, a program used for transcoding video data; saved in an XML format and contains encoding settings for video files as well as a historical record of conversions; may include options for converting video using remote cloud resources on a Squeeze Server; only stores references to imported video files and does not include the actual video data.

Squeeze supports a wide variety of input and output video file formats, as well as many options for converting the video. Users can choose the video container, codec, aspect ratio, and many more options. Users can also specify publishing options for YouTube, Amazon Web Services, or other online services.

NOTE: Sorenson Squeeze was discontinued in 2018.

File Type 2:

The Master Genealogist Backup Project

Developer by: Wholly Genes Software Category: Compressed Files Format: Zip

An SQZ file is a backup project created by The Master Genealogist, a Windows program used to document the genealogy of people. It contains a Zip-compessed backup of a project, which includes database, documentation, and configuration files.

SQZ files are meant to be opened by The Master Genealogist. But you can also manually open SQZ files with a Zip decompression program. To do this, rename the ".sqz" extension to ".zip" then extract the ZIP file to view its contents.

NOTE: The Master Genealogist was discontinued in 2014.

How to fix problems with .SQZ files

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