Z02 is a file extension commonly associated with WinZip Second Split Zip Format files. WinZip Second Split Zip Format format was developed by Corel. Z02 file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Linux, Mac OS, Windows system platform. Files with Z02 extension are categorized as Compressed Files files. The Compressed Files subset comprises 192 various file formats. WinZip supports Z02 files and is the most frequently used program to handle such files, yet 5 other tools may also be used. On the official website of WinZip Computing, S.L. developer not only will you find detailed information about theWinZip software, but also about Z02 and other supported file formats.
The list that follows enumerates programs compatible with Z02 files, divided into 3 categories based on operating system on which they are available. Files with Z02 suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.
There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening Z02 files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with Z02 files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. 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 Z02 files is that no program that can handle Z02 files is installed on user’s system. This one is an easy one. Select WinZip or one of the recommended programs (for example, WinRAR, PowerArchiver, The Unarchiver) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support Z02 files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. If you want to download WinZip installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit WinZip Computing, S.L. website and download from their official repositories.
If you already have WinZip installed on your systems and Z02 files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. The reason that WinZip cannot handle files with Z02 may be that the software is outdated.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 WinZip.
After installing WinZip (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open Z02 files. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent
Change the default application in Windows
Change the default application in Mac OS
Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the Z02 file is valid. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.
If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the Z02 file hinders attempts to open it. Scan the Z02 file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the Z02 file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.
If you obtained the problematic Z02 file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. If the Z02 file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.
Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.
The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support Z02 files. Close all running programs and try opening the Z02 file.
Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with WinZip Second Split Zip Format file. It may be the case that the Z02 files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.
If you have additional information about the Z02 file, we will be grateful if you share it with our users. To do this, use the form here and send us your information on Z02 file.