FZIP File Extension

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Foxit Reader Add-on
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What is FZIP file?

FZIP is a file extension commonly associated with Foxit Reader Add-on files. Foxit Reader Add-on format was developed by Foxit. FZIP files are supported by software applications available for devices running Linux, Windows. FZIP file format, along with 139 other file formats, belongs to the Plugin Files category. Users are advised to use Foxit Reader software for managing FZIP files, although 1 other programs can also handle this type of file. Software named Foxit Reader was created by Foxit Corporation. In order to find more detailed information on the software and FZIP files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support FZIP file extension

The list that follows enumerates programs compatible with FZIP files, divided into 2 categories based on operating system on which they are available. Files with FZIP suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.

Programs that support FZIP file

How to open file with FZIP extension?

Problems with accessing FZIP may be due to various reasons. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Foxit Reader Add-on files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with FZIP files.

Step 1. Download and install Foxit Reader

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports FZIP files installed on the system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install Foxit Reader. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support FZIP files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. If you want to download Foxit Reader installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Foxit Corporation website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Update Foxit Reader to the latest version

If the problems with opening FZIP files still occur even after installing Foxit Reader, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Foxit Reader is available. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. This can be one of the causes why FZIP files are not compatible with Foxit Reader. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using Foxit Reader.

Step 3. Assign Foxit Reader to FZIP files

If you have the latest version of Foxit Reader installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage FZIP on your device. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.

Change the default application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the FZIP file
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where Foxit Reader is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open FZIP files and clicking OK.

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected FZIP file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with FZIP extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Ensure that the FZIP file is complete and free of errors

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

1. Check the FZIP file for viruses or malware

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the FZIP file hinders attempts to open it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. FZIP file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

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

Did you receive the FZIP file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. If the FZIP file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

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. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run Foxit Reader

If the systems has insufficient resources to open FZIP files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

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 Foxit Reader Add-on 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 FZIP files affecting older versions of given software.

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