ZAP File

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

What is a ZAP file?

A .ZAP file is a ZAP Patch file. Through our analysis of ZAP files, we know that one use of the format is ZAP Patch. 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.

We have not yet verified any programs for Windows that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!

What else are .ZAP files used for?

While ZAP Patch is a popular type of ZAP-file, we know of 3 different uses of the .ZAP extension.

The ZAP file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different apps may use the same file extension for different types of data. So a ZAP opener may not be able to open all kinds of ZAP files. In this case, look through all formats to make sure you find the best suited ZAP viewer.

ZAP Program description

Through our analysis of ZAP files, we know that one use of the format is ZAP Program description. 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.

We have not yet verified any programs for Windows that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!

ZoneLabs Zone Alarm data

Through our analysis of ZAP files, we know that one use of the format is ZoneLabs Zone Alarm data. 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.

We have not yet verified any programs for Windows that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!

Various ZAP file openers, viewers, etc.

These apps are known to open certain types of ZAP files. Remember, different programs may use ZAP 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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We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with ZAP-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 ZAP-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!