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SWZ file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.swz - Adobe Flex Signed RSL

The SWZ application files are related to Adobe Flash Player. SWZ file is an Adobe Flex Signed RSL. Use Flex 3 runtime-shared-libraries (RSLs) to reduce the size of your flash applications and thereby reduce the time required to download the application. RSLs are just SWF files whose code is used as a shared library between different application SWF files. Signed RSLs (SWZ) are libraries that are signed by Adobe and may be stored in the Flash Player Cache, which can be accessed by applications from any domain.

Adobe Flash Player
Application files
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Adobe Flex Signed RSL related extensions:
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ETcl Kit
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Visual Basic Module

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

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

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

cwz, wz, saz, sws, swx, swa, ssz, sez, ewz, xwz, wwz, sw, sqz, sdz, qwz

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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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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