The File Extensions Database


.ZED File Extension

  • Developer by: BitTorrent, Inc.
  • Category: Internet related Files

What is an .ZED file?

.ZED is BitTorrent metainfo

The zed file extension mainly known to be used for metainfo files based on BitTorrent’s  .torrent file structure.

Most likely some minor data file used by some BitTorrent clients (uTorrent, BitTorrent etc.).


How to open:

These files are loaded along with the torrent file it self and not opened separately.

How to convert:

It is unlikely that you can convert this type of .zed files to anything useful.

How to solve problems with ZED files

  • Associate the ZED file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any ZED file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.ZED files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the ZED file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .ZED is BitTorrent metainfo. Because only the current version supports the latest ZED file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the BitTorrent, Inc. manufacturer website after an available .ZED is BitTorrent metainfo update.
  • To make sure that your ZED file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.