Z14 File Extension

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Split Multi-volume ZIP Compressed Format Archive (part 15)
  • Developer
    WinZip Computing, S.L.
  • Category
    Archive Files
  • Popularity
    3 (4 votes)

What is Z14 file?

Full format name of files that use Z14 extension is Split Multi-volume ZIP Compressed Format Archive (part 15). WinZip Computing, S.L. defined the Split Multi-volume ZIP Compressed Format Archive (part 15) format standard. Files with Z14 extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. Z14 file belongs to the Archive Files category just like 619 other filename extensions listed in our database. WinZip is by far the most used program for working with Z14 files. On the official website of WinZip Computing, S.L. developer not only will you find detailed information about theWinZip software, but also about Z14 and other supported file formats.

Programs which support Z14 file extension

Programs that can handle Z14 files are as follows. Files with Z14 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 Z14 file

Windows Windows

How to open file with Z14 extension?

Being unable to open files with Z14 extension can be have various origins. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Split Multi-volume ZIP Compressed Format Archive (part 15) 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. Install WinZip software

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports Z14 files installed on the system. To address this issue, go to the WinZip developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support Z14 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 WinZip website and download the installer.

Step 2. Update WinZip to the latest version

If the problems with opening Z14 files still occur even after installing WinZip, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of WinZip 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 WinZip installed, it may not support Z14 format. 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.

Step 3. Set the default application to open Z14 files to WinZip

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate Z14 files with latest version of WinZip you have installed on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Clicking the Z14 with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the WinZip installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open Z14 files box and clicking OK button.

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with Z14 extension, select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with Z14 extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Ensure that the Z14 file is complete and free of errors

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the Z14 file in question. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

1. Check the Z14 file for viruses or malware

If the Z14 is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the Z14 file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

Did you receive the Z14 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. It could happen the the download process of file with Z14 extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

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. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open WinZip

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support Z14 files. Close all running programs and try opening the Z14 file.

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 Split Multi-volume ZIP Compressed Format Archive (part 15) files and ensure security of your device and operating system. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle Z14 files.

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