PUZ File Type

- The quick facts

What are PUZ files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a PUZ 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 PUZ file?

A .PUZ file is an Across crossword puzzle file. Through our analysis of PUZ files, we know that one use of the format is Across crossword puzzle. 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 PUZ files

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

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 9 different PUZ openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: July 13, 2020

Other file formats using extension .PUZ

While Across crossword puzzle is a popular type of PUZ-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .PUZ extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

Microsoft Publisher document (Cabinet Packed and Go)

Through our analysis of PUZ files, we know that one use of the format is Microsoft Publisher document (Cabinet Packed and Go). 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.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 9 different PUZ openers which you will find listed below.

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

Across Crossword ProductsAcross Crossword ProductsUser submitted
Eureka's Jigsaw ManiaEureka's Jigsaw ManiaUser submitted
WinFAMWinFAMUser submitted
Jigsaw ManiaJigsaw ManiaUser submitted
BrainsBreakerBrainsBreakerUser submitted
Crossword SolverCrossword SolverUser submitted
Kurupira CrosswordKurupira CrosswordUser submitted
brain breaker puzzlesbrain breaker puzzlesUser submitted
SuDoku ProSuDoku ProUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with PUZ-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 PUZ-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!