File Extension Library

.ZOO File Extension

  • Category: Compressed Files

What is an .ZOO file?

.ZOO file extension has been classified as Compressed Files.

.ZOO is Zoo Compressed File

Old compression format used on Unix systems; based on the Lempel-Ziv compression algorithm and reduces file size between 20 and 80 percent, depending on the file type; later replaced by .ARC compression.

List of all softwares that can open the Zoo Compressed File
ESTsoft ALZip
E-merge WinAce
The Unarchiver
File Type 2:

Zoo Tycoon Saved Game

Developer by: Microsoft Category: Game Files

Saved game file created with Zoo Tycoon, a zoo simulation game developed by Microsoft; stores game progress so the player can resume the game at a later time; should be stored in the "Saved Games" folder within the Zoo Tycoon directory.

How to Open .ZOO file on different platforms

Open .ZOO File on Windows

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

Open .ZOO File on Mac

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

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

Open .ZOO File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .ZOO files

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