EMZ File Extension

EMZ file icon
Windows Compressed Enhanced Metafile
  • Developer
    Microsoft
  • Popularity
    3.9 (27 votes)

What is EMZ file?

Files with the .EMZ extension contain vector graphics stored in the EMF format (Windows Enhanced Metafile), compressed with the GZIP algorithm. This format is used to store a remote version of an image, assumedly independent from a platform. It defines a file with sequential entries, which in order to display – render an image, are parsed and executed on the target device.

Additional information

Specification of the format can be found on Microsoft web sites for developers, it was created in the year 1993, for the 32-bit Windows platform, as an extension of functionality of WMF files (Windows Metafile). EMZ files can be used to create graphic drivers for printers.

Programs that support EMZ file

Conversion of a EMZ file

When you install one of the applications from the list of programs that you found here, you should be able to open or edit the file with the EMZ extension without any issue. However, if you still have problems with this, you may use the option of EMZ file conversion to a different format.

File Conversions from EMZ extension to a different format
File conversions from other format to EMZ file

We hope we helped you solve the problem with the EMZ file. If you do not know where you can download the application from our list, click on the link (which is the name of the program) - you will find more information there on the location where to download the secure setup version of the required application.

What else may cause problems?

There can be more reasons which determine that you are not able to open the EMZ file (apart from the lack of the proper application installed).

First - the EMZ file may be incorrectly associated with the application installed to support it. In this case, you need to change this association by yourself. To do this, right-click on the EMZ file that you want to edit, click "Open with" and then select the program from the list that you have installed. After this operation, the problems with opening the EMZ file should be solved.

Second - the file you want to open can simply be damaged. Then, the best solution is to find a new version of given file, or download it again from the same source as before (maybe for some reason in the previous session the download of the EMZ file has not been completed and it cannot be opened properly).

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