Open 7z.003 file

7z.003 file icon Did your computer fail to open 7z.003 file? We explain what 7z.003 files are and recommend software that we know can open your 7z.003 files.

What is 7z.003 file?

A 7z.003 file extension is related to the Split Multi-volume 7-ZIP compressed file archives (part 3).

7z.003 file description

The 7z.003 file extension is associated with 7-Zip. Its one part of a multi-volume compressed 7-ZIP archive. The extension is actually only 003, the .7z is added to the file name of the archive file to distinguish it as 7z multi-volume compressed file archive.

7-ZIP is the native format of 7-Zip archiver. Like other archives, 7-ZIP files are data containers, which store one or several files in a compressed form. Compressed archives are common on internet, especially on sharing or torrent sites.

7-Zip does use the following sequence:

  • .7z.001 for first volume
  • .7z.002, 7z.003, 7z.004 ....etc. for any additional volumes

Note, that 7-ZIP executable archives cannot be made as multi volume archives. The SFX 7-ZIP archive has the common EXE file extension.

In order to unpack the multi-volume 7-ZIP archive, you need to place ALL of the split parts in the same directory and start extraction of the first volume (7z.001). The program will automatically use all of the parts to extract the content of the archive.

Software that will open 7z.003 file

p7zip for Mac

Mac version of file archiver

p7zip for Linux

Command line tool used to create and extract 7zip archives


Popular open source file archiver with a high compression ratio

What file extension actually is?

Simply put, file extensions are the characters after the dot in the file name, so for example filename.mp3 has file extension „mp3“. This helps Windows to identify which program should be used to open the file.

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