File Extension Library

.WMZ File Extension

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

What is an .WMZ file?

.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 Open .WMZ file on different platforms

Open .WMZ File on Windows

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

Open .WMZ File on Mac

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

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

Open .WMZ File on iPhone

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

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.)