How to open Split Multi-volume ZIP compressed file archive (part 17) .z16 files
Have you had trouble opening the z16 file on your computer? What are z16 files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.
What is z16 file?
Files with z16 file extension can be found as one part of large split ZIP compressed archive.
Split Multi-volume ZIP compressed file archive (part 17) description
The z16 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 z16 file
Popular file archiver for Windows
Mac version of the popular WinZip compression utility