>> CBZ file

CBZ file format description

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

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.cbz - ZIP Compressed Comic Book

The CBZ ebook files are related to CDisplay. CBZ file is a ZIP Compressed Comic Book. This is a renamed ZIP file and can be decompressed with any ZIP file utility. CBZ files typically contain PNG, JPEG or GIF files.

Ebook files
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ZIP Compressed Comic Book related extensions:
7-ZIP Compressed Comic Book
ACE Compressed Comic Book
RAR Compressed Comic Book
TAR Compressed Comic Book

.cbz - ChessBase Encrypted Archived Database

The CBZ game data files are related to ChessBase. CBZ file is a ChessBase Encrypted Archived Database. ChessBase is a personal, stand-alone chess database. CBZ is used to store all of the database components in a single, compressed file, it is protected by a password.

Game Data files
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ChessBase Encrypted Archived Database related extensions:
ChessBase Annotations
ChessBase Search Booster
ChessBase Commentators Index
ChessBase Hash File of Doubles Data
ChessBase Team Index
ChessBase Old Game Database

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

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

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

bcz, bz, cb, cba, cbs, cbx, cfz, cgz, chz, cvz, cz, dbz, fbz, sbz, vbz

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Siemens Teamcenter Zipped Briefcase File
ChessBase Annotations
DB Zipper Archive
AssaultCube Map
ACE Compressed Comic Book
IBM Rational XDE Collaboration File

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

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

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