File Extension Library

.WMZ File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Settings Files
  • Format: Zip

What are .WMZ files and how to open them?

Can't open .WMZ 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 .WMZ file.

What is a .WMZ file extension?

.WMZ file extension is created by Microsoft. .WMZ has been classified as Settings Files. The format of .WMZ file is Zip.

.WMZ is Compressed Windows Media Player Skin

Preinstalled or custom skin that changes the appearance of the Windows Media Player interface; contains a combination of graphics and JScript code that defines the behavior of each element in the skin; compressed using ZIP compression.

List of all softwares that can open the Compressed Windows Media Player Skin
Microsoft Windows Media Player
File Type 2:

Compressed Windows Metafile

Developer by: Microsoft Category: Vector Image Files Format: Zip

Zip-compressed .WMF file often created by older versions of Microsoft Office programs; sometimes exported when saving documents to HTML format or when emailing document content; can contain embedded equations, clip art, or other vector graphics.

You can decompress a WMZ file into a WMF file using any decompression utility that support .ZIP compression. You may want to rename the ".wmz" extension to ".zip" first and then open it with the decompression utility.

List of all softwares that can open the Compressed Windows Metafile
Corel WinZip 23
Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe for Windows
Apple Archive Utility
Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe 16

How to fix problems with .WMZ files

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