Z19 File Extension

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Split Multi-volume ZIP Compressed Format Archive (part 20)
  • Developer
    WinZip Computing, S.L.
  • Category
    Archive Files
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What is Z19 file?

Full format name of files that use Z19 extension is Split Multi-volume ZIP Compressed Format Archive (part 20). WinZip Computing, S.L. defined the Split Multi-volume ZIP Compressed Format Archive (part 20) format standard. Files with Z19 extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. Z19 file belongs to the Archive Files category just like 619 other filename extensions listed in our database. The most popular software that supports Z19 files is WinZip. WinZip software was developed by WinZip Computing, S.L., and on its official website you may find more information about Z19 files or the WinZip software program.

Programs which support Z19 file extension

Programs that can handle Z19 files are as follows. Files with Z19 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 Z19 file

Windows Windows

How to open file with Z19 extension?

Being unable to open files with Z19 extension can be have various origins. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Split Multi-volume ZIP Compressed Format Archive (part 20) files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Install WinZip software

Problems with opening and working with Z19 files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with Z19 files being present on your machine. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download WinZip and install it on your device. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. The safest method of downloading WinZip installed is by going to developer’s website (WinZip Computing, S.L.) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Check the version of WinZip and update if needed

You still cannot access Z19 files although WinZip is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. The reason that WinZip cannot handle files with Z19 may be that the software is outdated. The latest version of WinZip should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open Z19 files to WinZip

If you have the latest version of WinZip installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage Z19 on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Clicking the Z19 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
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where WinZip is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open Z19 files and clicking OK.

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • Right-click the Z19 file and select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select WinZip and click Change for all...
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with Z19 extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Check the Z19 for errors

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the Z19 file in question. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

1. Verify that the Z19 in question is not infected with a computer virus

Should it happed that the Z19 is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the Z19 file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Verify that the Z19 file’s structure is intact

Did you receive the Z19 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 Z19 file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Split Multi-volume ZIP Compressed Format Archive (part 20) file.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run WinZip

If the systems has insufficient resources to open Z19 files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Split Multi-volume ZIP Compressed Format Archive (part 20) files. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle Z19 files.

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