Open Z01 file

The most common choise: Split Multi-volume ZIP compressed file archive (part 2)

How to open Split Multi-volume ZIP compressed file archive (part 2) .z01 files

z01 file icon Have you had trouble opening the z01 file on your computer? What are z01 files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.

What is z01 file?

A z01 file extension is used for the 2.part of multi volume ZIP archive. In order to extract the archive, you will need all its parts. ZIP files can be extracted in most archiving tools.

Split Multi-volume ZIP compressed file archive (part 2) description

The z01 file extension is associated with WinZIP. Its one part of a multi-volume compressed ZIP archive.

ZIP file extension is used for the native format of WinZip archiver. In WinZIP you can split a huge archive to a few smaller files, which are called parts.

WinZip uses this split file sequence for multi-volume archives:

  • zip or exe (SFX) for first volume
  • z01, z02, z03 ....etc. for any additional volumes

WinZip, the original and most popular compression utility for Windows, is a powerful and easy-to-use tool that quickly zips and unzips your files to conserve disk space and greatly reduce e-mail transmission time.

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

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What file extension actually is?

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

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