CAZ File

What are CAZ files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a CAZ 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 CAZ file?

CAZ files have multiple uses, and CAZIP compressed is one of them. Read more about the others further down the page.

CAZIP compressed file

These CAZ files are compressed files created in CAZIPXP, a data compression software. Data is compressed to make files smaller, often to save storage space and make it easier to distribute files over the internet.

How to open CAZ files

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

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 4 different CAZ openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: March 9, 2021

More file formats using the CAZ extension

Through our research of CAZ files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail.

  • CAZIPXP Compressed Archive

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

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