ZSAV File - opening and understanding

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

What is a ZSAV file?

A .ZSAV file is a SPSS compressed data file. Through our analysis of ZSAV files, we know that one use of the format is SPSS compressed 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.

How to open ZSAV 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 ZSAV for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 2 different ZSAV openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension ZSAV

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

Various viewers for this file format

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

We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with ZSAV-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 ZSAV-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!