Open Z12 file

Split Multi-volume ZIP compressed file archive (part 13)

How to open z12 files?

z12 file icon Have you had trouble opening the z12 file on your computer? What are z12 files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.

What is z12 file?

Files with z12 file extension might be mainly found as one part of large split ZIP compressed archive.

More information about z12 files: Split Multi-volume ZIP compressed file archive (part 13)

The z12 file extension is associated with WinZIP. Its one part of a multi-volume compressed ZIP archive.

ZIP is 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.

Suggested software to open z12 file

WinZip

Popular file archiver for Windows

WinZip Mac Edition

Mac version of the popular WinZip compression utility

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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