How to open Split Multi-volume 7-ZIP compressed file archive (part 6) .7z.006 files
Have you had trouble opening the 7z.006 file on your computer? What are 7z.006 files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.
What is 7z.006 file?
A 7z.006 file extension is related to the 7-zip compression tool. A 7z.006 contains a part of split multi-volume 7-ZIP compressed file archives (part 6).
Split Multi-volume 7-ZIP compressed file archive (part 6) description
The 7z.006 file extension is associated with 7-Zip. Its one part of a multi-volume compressed 7-ZIP archive. The extension is actually only 006, 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.
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.
Suggested software to open 7z.006 file
Command line tool used to create and extract 7zip archives
Mac version of file archiver
Popular open source file archiver with a high compression ratio