>> PCZ file

PCZ file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.pcz - Compressed Macintosh PICT Image

The PCZ graphic files are related to XnView. PCZ file is a Compressed Macintosh PICT Image. PICT is a graphics file format introduced on the original Apple Macintosh computer as its standard metafile format.

Graphic files
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Compressed Macintosh PICT Image related extensions:
ZX Spectrum Hobetta Image
Pocket PC Bitmap Image
Amapi Image
Sony Mavica Picture
GoDot Image
TI-73 Bitmap

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

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

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

cpz, cz, ocz, pc, pca, pcs, pcx, pdz, pfz, psz, pvz, pxz, pz, pzc

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

PTC Creo View MCAD Package
Czech Language Info File
KDevelop Persistent Code Store
Panda3D Pzip Compressed File
CYANA Pseudocontact Shift Restraint File
Panzoid Clipmaker Project

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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