What are ZAP files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a ZAP 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 ZAP file?
ZAP files have multiple uses, and ZAP Compressed Disk Image is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.
ZAP Compressed Disk Image
We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
How to open ZAP files
Important: Different programs may use files with the ZAP file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your ZAP file is, you may need to try a few different programs.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested four different ZAP openers which you will find listed below.
Last updated: February 24, 2023
All known file formats using extension .ZAP
While ZAP Compressed Disk Image is a popular type of ZAP-file, we know of 4 different uses of the .ZAP file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.
We know that one ZAP format is ZAP Patch. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
ZAP Program Description
We know that one ZAP format is ZAP Program Description. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
ZoneLabs Zone Alarm Data
We know that one ZAP format is ZoneLabs Zone Alarm Data. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
Various apps that use files with this extension
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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