Did your computer fail to open a _ZIP file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your ._ZIP files.
What is a _ZIP file?
The _ZIP file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different programs may use the _ZIP file type for different types of data.
While we do not yet describe the _ZIP file format and its common uses, we do know which programs are known to open these files, as we receive dozens of suggestions from users like yourself every day about specific file types and which programs they use to open them.
We are continually working on adding more file type descriptions to the site, so if you have information about _ZIP files that you think will help others, please use the Update Info link below to submit it to us - we'd love to hear from you!
Various _ZIP file openers, viewers, etc.
These apps are known to open certain types of _ZIP files. Remember, different programs may use _ZIP files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.