ALZ file format description
Many people share .alz files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .alz file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .alz files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.alz - ALZip Archive
The ALZ archive files are related to ALZip. ALZ file is an ALZip Archive. The ALZ archive format from ESTsoft is specially designed for very large archives. There is no size limit on an ALZ archive like there is for ZIP files. So you can backup storage intensive files like raw video footage. The ALZip seems to be no longer supported.
Naturally, other applications may also use the .alz file extension. Even harmful programs can create .alz files. Be especially cautious with .alz files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .alz file?
When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:
Windows can't open this file:
To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.
To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .alz file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
aiz, al, ala, als, alx, amz, apz, az, azl, laz, lz, qlz, wlz, xlz, zlz
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
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- Lzip Compressed File
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- WinImage ZIP Compressed Disk Set
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