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QGZ file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.qgz - Quantum GIS Compressed Project

The QGZ gis files are related to Quantum GIS. QGZ file is a Quantum GIS Compressed Project. Quantum GIS (QGIS) is a cross-platform free and open source desktop geographic information systems (GIS) application that provides data viewing, editing, and analysis capabilities.

Quantum GIS
GIS files
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Quantum GIS Compressed Project related extensions:
ArcGIS Pro Project Template
ArcGIS Pro Project Package
ArcGIS Pro Project
GPS Arrow Navigator Pro Location Data
AiM SmartyCam GPS Manager Track Data
KLT WinATLAS Photogrammetric Capture System Data

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

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

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

gz, qbz, qgs, qrz, qtz, qz

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Quantum GIS Project
Quartz Composer Composition
Create A Quiz Data File
Gzip Compressed File
Quick Trial Balance Data File
QF-Test Compressed Run Log

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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