JCZ File Extension

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Liquid Motion Animation
  • Developer
    Microsoft
  • Category
  • Popularity
    3.2 (4 votes)

What is JCZ file?

JCZ filename suffix is mostly used for Liquid Motion Animation files. Liquid Motion Animation specification was created by Microsoft. Files with JCZ extension may be used by programs distributed for Mac OS, Windows platform. JCZ file format, along with 303 other file formats, belongs to the Web Files category. The most popular program for handling JCZ files is Web browser, but users can choose among 2 different programs that support this file format.

Programs which support JCZ file extension

The list that follows enumerates programs compatible with JCZ files, divided into 2 categories based on operating system on which they are available. Files with JCZ 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 JCZ file

How to open file with JCZ extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening JCZ files on given system. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Liquid Motion Animation 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.

Step 1. Get the Web browser

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports JCZ files installed on the system. This issue can be addressed by downloading and installing Web browser or different compatible program, such as Microsoft Internet Explorer. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support JCZ files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Web browser website and download the installer.

Step 2. Check the version of Web browser and update if needed

If the problems with opening JCZ files still occur even after installing Web browser, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Web browser is available. 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 Web browser installed, it may not support JCZ format. The most recent version of Web browser is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign Web browser to JCZ files

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate JCZ files with latest version of Web browser you have installed 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.

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Clicking the JCZ with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • 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 Web browser is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open JCZ files and clicking OK.

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the JCZ file and select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select Web browser and click Change for all...
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with JCZ extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Check the JCZ for errors

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the JCZ file in question. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

1. Verify that the JCZ in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the JCZ file hinders attempts to open it. Scan the JCZ file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the JCZ file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If you obtained the problematic JCZ file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. 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. When downloading the file with JCZ extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Liquid Motion Animation file.

4. Check whether your system can handle Web browser

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

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Liquid Motion Animation files. It may be the case that the JCZ files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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