BOZ file format description

Many people share .boz files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .boz file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .boz files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.boz - BZIP Over ZIP Compressed Archive

The BOZ archive files are related to BZIP2. The BOZ file is a BZIP Over ZIP Compressed Archive.

Archive files
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BZIP Over ZIP Compressed Archive related extensions:
BZip2 Compressed Data

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

Can't open a .boz 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 .boz file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

biz, bkz, blz, bo, boa, bos, box, bpz, bz, goz, obz, oz

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Broderbund PrintMaster Business Card
BSC Intermediate Object
Crossword Power Tools Crossword Library
BZip Compressed Data
FileFort Backup Data
Cellblock Squadrons Archive

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

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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