ZI File Extension

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Renamed Zip Format
  • Developer
    PKWARE
  • Popularity
    2.8 (5 votes)

What is ZI file?

The ZI extension represents the popular ZIP archive, under a different name. Within the archive, there is at least a single file of any type.

Additional information about ZI files:

  • ZI extension is usually used in order to bypass filters (antivirus software) of an email service, which often block transferring standard ZIP files,
  • in order to open a ZI file, one should change its extension into ZIP – thus enabling to decompress the archive using any application compliant with the ZIP standard.

Programs that support ZI file

Linux Linux

We hope we helped you solve the problem with the ZI file. If you do not know where you can download the application from our list, click on the link (which is the name of the program) - you will find more information there on the location where to download the secure setup version of the required application.

What else may cause problems?

There can be more reasons which determine that you are not able to open the ZI file (apart from the lack of the proper application installed).

First - the ZI file may be incorrectly associated with the application installed to support it. In this case, you need to change this association by yourself. To do this, right-click on the ZI file that you want to edit, click "Open with" and then select the program from the list that you have installed. After this operation, the problems with opening the ZI file should be solved.

Second - the file you want to open can simply be damaged. Then, the best solution is to find a new version of given file, or download it again from the same source as before (maybe for some reason in the previous session the download of the ZI file has not been completed and it cannot be opened properly).

Do you want to help?

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