Full format name of files that use HZ extension is Chinese (Hanzi) Text. Files with HZ extension may be used by programs distributed for Mac OS, Windows platform. HZ file belongs to the Text Files category just like 237 other filename extensions listed in our database. Users are advised to use Chinese Partner software for managing HZ files, although 2 other programs can also handle this type of file.
Below you will find an index of software programs that can be used to open HZ files divided into 2 categories according to system platform supported. HZ files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.
There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening HZ files on given system. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Chinese (Hanzi) Text files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.
The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening HZ files is that no program that can handle HZ files is installed on user’s system. This issue can be addressed by downloading and installing Chinese Partner or different compatible program, such as MacViewHZ, Magic Win. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Chinese Partner website and download the installer.
If the problems with opening HZ files still occur even after installing Chinese Partner, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Chinese Partner is available. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. The reason that Chinese Partner cannot handle files with HZ may be that the software is outdated. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using Chinese Partner.
If you have the latest version of Chinese Partner installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage HZ 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
Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS
If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the HZ file in question. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.
Should it happed that the HZ is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the HZ file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.
Did you receive the HZ 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. If the HZ file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.
There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Chinese (Hanzi) Text file again.
The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support HZ files. Close all running programs and try opening the HZ file.
Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Chinese (Hanzi) Text files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It may be the case that the HZ files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.
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