WLZ file format description
Many people share .wlz files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .wlz file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .wlz files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.wlz - WinImage ZIP Compressed Disk Set
The WLZ disk image files are related to WinImage. WLZ file is a WinImage ZIP Compressed Disk Set. WinImage is a powerful disk utility that enables users to create disk images from floppy disks, extract files from image files, create empty image files, etc. WLZ file contains the WinImage list (WIL) and several disk images (IMA).
Naturally, other applications may also use the .wlz file extension. Even harmful programs can create .wlz files. Be especially cautious with .wlz files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .wlz 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.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .wlz file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
alz, dlz, elz, lwz, lz, qlz, slz, wiz, wkz, wl, wls, wlx, wmz, wpz, wz
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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