WXZ file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.wxz - wxWidgets Zipped Package

The WXZ archive files are related to wxWidgets. The WXZ file is a wxWidgets Zipped Package. wxWidgets is a C++ library that lets developers create applications for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux and other platforms with a single code base.

Archive files
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wxWidgets Zipped Package related extensions:
wxWidgets Form Data
wxWidgets Package Description Data
wxWidgets Resource Data
wxWidgets XML Based Resource

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

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

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

axz, dxz, sxz, waz, wcz, wdz, wsz, wx, wxa, wxs, wxx, wz, wzx, wzz, xwz

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems

DataTypes.net currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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