EDZ File Extension

EDZ file icon
ProductView Compressed Package
  • Developer
    Parametric Technology Corporation
  • Category
    Archive Files
  • Popularity
    3.1 (6 votes)

What is EDZ file?

EDZ is a file extension commonly associated with ProductView Compressed Package files. Parametric Technology Corporation defined the ProductView Compressed Package format standard. EDZ files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. Files with EDZ extension are categorized as Archive Files files. The Archive Files subset comprises 619 various file formats. The most popular software that supports EDZ files is Creo View Lite.

Programs which support EDZ file extension

Programs that can handle EDZ files are as follows. Files with EDZ extension, just like any other file formats, can be found on any operating system. The files in question may be transferred to other devices, be it mobile or stationary, yet not all systems may be capable of properly handling such files.

Programs that support EDZ file

How to open file with EDZ extension?

Being unable to open files with EDZ extension can be have various origins. What is important, all common issues related to files with EDZ extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Install Creo View Lite software

Problems with opening and working with EDZ files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with EDZ files being present on your machine. The solution is straightforward, just download and install Creo View Lite. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support EDZ files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. The safest method of downloading Creo View Lite installed is by going to developer’s website () and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Creo View Lite

If the problems with opening EDZ files still occur even after installing Creo View Lite, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Creo View Lite is available. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. The reason that Creo View Lite cannot handle files with EDZ may be that the software is outdated. The most recent version of Creo View Lite is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate ProductView Compressed Package files with Creo View Lite

If you have the latest version of Creo View Lite installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage EDZ on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the EDZ file
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the Creo View Lite installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open EDZ files box and clicking OK button.

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with EDZ 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
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with EDZ extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Check the EDZ for errors

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the EDZ file is valid. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

1. Check the EDZ file for viruses or malware

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the EDZ file hinders attempts to open it. Scan the EDZ file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. EDZ file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Ensure the file with EDZ extension is complete and error-free

Did you receive the EDZ file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. It could happen the the download process of file with EDZ extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run Creo View Lite

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with EDZ extension. In this case close the other applications.

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with ProductView Compressed Package 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 EDZ files affecting older versions of given software.

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