CBZ File Type

- The quick facts

What are CBZ files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a CBZ 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 CBZ file?

Files that contain the .cbz file extension are compressed archive files that are used for a specific purpose. The CBZ file format is used when a user wants to take multiple files with specific contents and compress those files into a single archive folder.

The CBZ file archive will usually contain comic book images that have been organized into pages and then saves the resulting archive with the .cbz file extension. The .cbz extension stands for Comic Book Zip file. This is because the CBZ files are ZIP archive files that have renamed with the .cbz file extension in order to reflect the contents that are being stored in that particular ZIP archive.

How to open CBZ files

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

Programs that open Generic files

Last updated: March 17, 2022

Suggest another file format using extension CBZ

While we know of one file format using the .CBZ file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .CBZ file.

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of CBZ files. Remember, different programs may use CBZ 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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