The most commonly used .zap file type: Microsoft Windows software installation settings
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.
Files with zap extension can be typically found as settings for the Windows Installer tool. Contains various metadata for the installation purposes.
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.
Default installation service in the Microsoft Windows
A series of operating systems developed by Microsoft
Files with zap file extension can be also found as encrypted archives created using FileWrangler.
Open zap file with software: FileWrangler
A zap file extension is related to the Rebel Software Installation Manager data format.
Open zap file with software: Zap
Files with zap file extension might be found as reports from WinTOTAL formfilling software.
Open zap file with software: WinTOTAL
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
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.
Our database contains a huge list of different file extensions, usually with detailed description and programs that can be used to open or otherwise work with that particular file type.
Every software listed in our database is verified and ve provide link to the developer or to the software own website, which should hopefuly be enough for you to download the most recent version of the program.