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DZM File Extension

DirectorZone Menu Template
  • Developer
    CyberLink
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What is DZM file?

Files with the DZM extension belong to the category of template files.

What do DZM files contain?

Files with the DZM extension contain multimedia menu templates created for DVD discs. This software is used for video editing. All the elements of DVD menu plates, such as:

  • graphics,
  • animations,
  • soundtracks,
  • buttons,
  • video clips,
  • text blocks,
  • navigation objects,

are stored in files with the DZM extension. They are utilized by software named PowerDirector and PowerProducer.

How are DZM files utilized?

DVD menu templates stored in files with the DZM extension can be downloaded from many websites, and then modified in dedicated software. This way, one can create custom navigation menus for private DVD discs. Files with the DZM extension are an invaluable aid in the post-production process of home video. Modified templates in DZM files can also be shared online using, for example, file-sharing platforms.

What do DZM files contain?

Files with the DZM extension contain multimedia menu templates created for DVD discs. This software is used for video editing. All the elements of DVD menu plates, such as:

  • graphics,
  • animations,
  • soundtracks,
  • buttons,
  • video clips,
  • text blocks,
  • navigation objects,

are stored in files with the DZM extension. They are utilized by software named PowerDirector and PowerProducer.

How are DZM files utilized?

DVD menu templates stored in files with the DZM extension can be downloaded from many websites, and then modified in dedicated software. This way, one can create custom navigation menus for private DVD discs. Files with the DZM extension are an invaluable aid in the post-production process of home video. Modified templates in DZM files can also be shared online using, for example, file-sharing platforms.

Programs which support DZM file extension

The following listing features DZM-compatible programs. DZM files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support DZM file

Updated: 02/28/2024

How to open file with DZM extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening DZM files on given system. What is important, all common issues related to files with DZM extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Install PowerDirector software

Install software to open DZM file The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening DZM files is that no program that can handle DZM files is installed on user’s system. This one is an easy one. Select PowerDirector or one of the recommended programs (for example, PowerProducer) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. The safest method of downloading PowerDirector installed is by going to developer’s website (CyberLink Corp.) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Check the version of PowerDirector and update if needed

Update software that support file extension DZMYou still cannot access DZM files although PowerDirector is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. If you have an older version of PowerDirector installed, it may not support DZM format. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using PowerDirector.

Step 3. Assign PowerDirector to DZM files

If you have the latest version of PowerDirector installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage DZM on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Associate software with DZM file on Windows

Change the default application in Windows

  • Right-click the DZM file and choose Open with option
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where PowerDirector is installed, check the Always use this app to open DZM files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button
Associate software with DZM file on Mac

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with DZM extension, select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with DZM extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Verify that the DZM is not faulty

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the DZM file in question. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

Check DZM file for viruses
1. Verify that the DZM in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the DZM file hinders attempts to open it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the scanner detected that the DZM file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

Did you receive the DZM file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. It could happen the the download process of file with DZM extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open PowerDirector

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support DZM files. Close all running programs and try opening the DZM file.

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with DirectorZone Menu Template files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with DZM files affecting older versions of given software.

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