BALZ file format description

Many people often share .balz files without providing instructions on how to use them. This can make it difficult for users to determine which program is compatible for editing, converting, or printing .balz files. To address this issue, we have created this page to offer assistance and guidance on handling .balz files. We provide information on compatible software, editing instructions and conversion options to help users effectively interact with .balz files.

Our aim is to simplify the process and promote seamless use of the .balz file format.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.balz - BALZ Compressed Archive

The BALZ archive files are related to BALZ. The BALZ file is a BALZ Compressed Archive. BALZ is a command-line file compressor with a high compression ratio and fast decompression.

Archive files
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BALZ Compressed Archive related extensions:
KuaiZip Compressed File
Scribe Template Package
Incredible Bee Archiver Split Checksum
Efficia DFM100 Software Upgrade Package
Novelty Content Package
Canvas Course Export Package

Naturally, other applications may also use the .balz file extension. Even harmful programs can create .balz files. Be especially cautious with .balz files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .balz 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.

The .balz file extension is often given incorrectly!

Based on searches conducted on our site in the past year, we have compiled a list of the most common misspellings. These frequent misspellings can cause confusion and hinder search accuracy. By providing this list, we aim to assist users in finding the correct information more easily and improving their overall search experience on our site.

These misspellings were the most common in the past year:

alz, bal, baz, blz

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

There is a possibility that the .balz filename extension is misspelled. To assist users in identifying potential errors, we provide a list of similar file extensions in our database.

Filename extensions similar to .balz:

TeamViewer Blizz Recorded Session
Zebra Printer Basic Source Code
TeamViewer Blizz Session Data
Acomba Accounting Suite Backup Data
N-Gage Video Game
ALZip Archive

Operating systems

At, we strive to provide a seamless user experience by ensuring compatibility with a wide range of operating systems. The following is a comprehensive list of the operating systems currently supported by

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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