Open ZAP file

The most commonly used .zap file type: Microsoft Windows software installation settings

How to open zap files?

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

What is zap file?

Files with zap extension can be typically found as settings for the Windows Installer tool. Contains various metadata for the installation purposes.

Microsoft Windows software installation settings description

File extension zap is primarily related to Microsoft Windows and used for a special settings files used in Windows Installer service.

This type of zap file (also known as Zero Administration Package) contains instructions and metadata for installing a specific Windows software program.

It may include the name of the program, the version number, the publisher, and other relevant information. It is stored in simple text file format.

Suggested software to open zap file

Windows Installer

Default installation service in the Microsoft Windows

Microsoft Windows

A series of operating systems developed by Microsoft

Other ZAP file name extensions using the same .zap suffix

.zap - FileWrangler archive

Files with zap file extension can be also found as encrypted archives created using FileWrangler.

Open zap file with software: FileWrangler

.zap - Rebel Software Installation Manager data

A zap file extension is related to the Rebel Software Installation Manager data format.

Open zap file with software: Zap

.zap - WinTOTAL report

Files with zap file extension might be found as reports from WinTOTAL formfilling software.

Open zap file with software: WinTOTAL

.zap - ZoneAlarm Pro data

A zap file extension is related to the ZoneAlarm, a personal firewall software. A zap file contains some kind of data used by ZoneAlarm.

Open zap file with software: ZoneAlarm Pro

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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