File Extension Library

.ZLIB File Extension

  • Developer by: Jean-loup Gailly and Mark Adler
  • Category: Archive and compressed Files

What is an .ZLIB file?

.ZLIB file extension is created by Jean-loup Gailly and Mark Adler. .ZLIB has been classified as Archive and compressed Files.

.ZLIB is Zlib archive

The zlib file extension is generally associated with the Zlib, a compression tool for Microsoft Windows, Mac, Linux and perhaps other operating systems.

The zlib file stores standard compressed archive created with the Zlib.

MIME types:

How to open:

You can extract the contents of these archives using the Zlib program.

How to convert:

Users may repack archives with various compression method.

How to Open .ZLIB file on different platforms

Open .ZLIB File on Windows

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

Open .ZLIB File on Mac

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

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

Open .ZLIB File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .ZLIB files

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