ZX01 File Extension

ZX01 file icon
Extended ZIP Split Archive
  • Developer
    WinZip Computing, S.L.
  • Category
    Archive Files
  • Popularity
    3.5 (4 votes)

What is ZX01 file?

Full format name of files that use ZX01 extension is Extended ZIP Split Archive. WinZip Computing, S.L. defined the Extended ZIP Split Archive format standard. ZX01 files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. Files with ZX01 extension are categorized as Archive Files files. The Archive Files subset comprises 619 various file formats. Users are advised to use WinZip software for managing ZX01 files, although 1 other programs can also handle this type of file. Software named WinZip was created by WinZip Computing, S.L.. In order to find more detailed information on the software and ZX01 files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support ZX01 file extension

Programs that can handle ZX01 files are as follows. Files with ZX01 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 ZX01 file

How to open file with ZX01 extension?

Problems with accessing ZX01 may be due to various reasons. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Extended ZIP Split Archive 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

Problems with opening and working with ZX01 files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with ZX01 files being present on your machine. This one is an easy one. Select WinZip or one of the recommended programs (for example, PowerArchiver) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. 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. Update WinZip to the latest version

You still cannot access ZX01 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. This can be one of the causes why ZX01 files are not compatible with WinZip. The latest version of WinZip should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign WinZip to ZX01 files

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate ZX01 files with latest version of WinZip 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.

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the ZX01 file
  • 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 ZX01 files and clicking OK.

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • Right-click the ZX01 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...
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with ZX01 extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Ensure that the ZX01 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 ZX01 file in question. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

1. Check the ZX01 file for viruses or malware

If the ZX01 is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Scan the ZX01 file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. ZX01 file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Ensure the file with ZX01 extension is complete and error-free

Did you receive the ZX01 file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. 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 ZX01 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.

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 Extended ZIP Split Archive file.

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

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support ZX01 files. Close all running programs and try opening the ZX01 file.

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

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Extended ZIP Split Archive file. It may be the case that the ZX01 files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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