BZA File

What are BZA files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a BZA file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is a BZA file?

BZA files have multiple uses, and BGA Compressed Archive is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.

BGA Compressed Archive

We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

How to open BZA files

Important: Different programs may use files with the BZA file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your BZA file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested ten different BZA openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: December 8, 2022

All known file formats using extension .BZA

While BGA Compressed Archive is a popular type of BZA-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .BZA file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

BZA Compressed Archive

We know that one BZA format is BZA Compressed Archive. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

BZA opener for Windows

We have identified one BZA opener that is compatible with this specific type of BZA file.


Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of BZA files. Remember, different programs may use BZA files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

ExplzhExplzhUser submitted
IZArcIZArcUser submitted
MelticeMelticeUser submitted
LHMelting for Win32LHMelting for Win32User submitted
ZipZag ArchiverZipZag ArchiverUser submitted
form-Zform-ZUser submitted
bonzai3dbonzai3dUser submitted
formZR FreeformZR FreeUser submitted
IZArc Command Line Add-OnIZArc Command Line Add-OnUser submitted
QuickZipQuickZipUser submitted

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