What are ZXP files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a ZXP 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 ZXP file?
ZXP files have multiple uses, and Adobe Zipped Extension Package is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.
Adobe Zipped Extension Package
Adobe products can be extended with new functionality using Extension Packages. This includes products like Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, etc.
The extensions (add-ons) are distributed as files with extension ZXP. Extensions for versions older than the Adobe CC range of products used file extension mxp.
How to open ZXP files
We have identified five ZXP openers that are compatible with this specific type of ZXP file.
Programs that open Adobe Zipped Extension Package files
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Last updated: March 10, 2023
All known file formats using extension .ZXP
While Adobe Zipped Extension Package is a popular type of ZXP-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .ZXP file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.
ZX-Paintbrush Document Bitmap
We know that one ZXP format is ZX-Paintbrush Document Bitmap. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
While we have not verified the app ourselves yet, our users have suggested a single ZXP opener which you will find listed below.
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of ZXP files. Remember, different programs may use ZXP 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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