Did your computer fail to open a SVGZ file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .SVGZ files.
What is a SVGZ file?
The .Svgz or the compressed scalable vector graphics file format that is mostly associated with files that derived by using the SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics). The .svgz files contain graphics data in SVG format. The "z" in the extension name means "zipped" and it indicates that the file is compressed.
SVG-based images, especially their characteristics are coded and defined in XML text files. They can be searched, indexed, scripted, and compressed. Although an SVG image can be created and edited with any text editor, they are commonly created by using various drawing applications
Web browsers—including Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Opera, and Safari have supported, at least to some degree, rendering support for SVG image files.
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) is a vector image format that is XML-based. Commonly used for two-dimensional graphics that offer provision for animation and interactivity. The SVG is designed as an open standard and was developed by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) since 1999.
Suggest another file format using extension SVGZ
While we know of one file format using the .SVGZ 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 .SVGZ file.
Various SVGZ file openers, viewers, etc.
These apps are known to open certain types of SVGZ files. Remember, different programs may use SVGZ files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.