CZIP File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a CZIP file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .CZIP files.

What is a CZIP file?

A .CZIP file is a ZipGenius encrypted compressed archive file. Through our analysis of CZIP files, we know that one use of the format is ZipGenius encrypted compressed archive. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

How to open CZIP files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension CZIP for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 6 different CZIP openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension CZIP

While we know of one file format using the .CZIP 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 .CZIP file.

Various viewers for this file format

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

ZipGeniusZipGeniusUser submitted
Free Zip OpenerFree Zip OpenerUser submitted
CZIP2 Opener ToolsCZIP2 Opener ToolsUser submitted
Files CompressedFiles CompressedUser submitted
Free Zip ViewerFree Zip ViewerUser submitted
ZipZag ArchiverZipZag ArchiverUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with CZIP-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with CZIP-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!