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How to open .zip file extension?

File Type : Archive file type
Compatible with (WinXP,Vista,Win7,Win8 and Win10)

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What is .zip file extension?

.zip file extension is a known file type. This section tells you everything you need to know about this extension.
ZIP is a file extension for compressed or archived file created by Corel WinZip. This file format can be opened and created by a number of other products. The file may contain one or more than one files/folders in a compressed form. Microsoft gave the inbuilt capability to it Operating system from Windows XP onwards to open, extract and view ZIP files without any software.
You can see a list of software programs below that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.

Software that can be used to open .zip files:

Microsoft Windows:
  • 7-Zip
  • B1 Free Archiver
  • PeaZip
  • WinRAR 5
  • Corel WinZip 18.5
  • ConeXware PowerArchiver
  • Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe 2010
  • Microsoft Windows zip utility
Google Android:
  • iZip
  • RAR for Android
  • unzip
  • funzip
  • p7zip
  • B1 Free Archiver
  • File Roller
Apple Mac OS X:
  • Apple Archive Utility
  • B1 Free Archiver Windows Phone
  • Corel WinZip Mac 3
  • Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe 16
  • Incredible Bee Archiver
  • The Unarchiver
  • B1 Free Archiver
Apple iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch devices):
  • iZip
  • Winzip
  • ZipApp