ZIX file format description
Many people share .zix files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .zix file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .zix files.
2 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.zix - Quicken Data
The ZIX data files are related to Intuit Quicken. ZIX file is an old Intuit Quicken Data file. Quicken is a personal finance management tool, with a vast array of features.
- Intuit Quicken
- Data files
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- Quicken Data related extensions:
.zix - WinZix Archive
The ZIX scam files are related to WinZix (Warning!). ZIX file is a WinZix Compressed Archive. WinZix is a bit of a scam. If you want to decompress a ZIX file you need to use WinZix, and therefore install the malware that comes with it, and therefore make the winzix creator money from their sponsor. The WinZix (Warning!) seems to be no longer supported.
Naturally, other applications may also use the .zix file extension. Even harmful programs can create .zix files. Be especially cautious with .zix files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .zix 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 .zix file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
zis, aix, zox, zkx, zid, zi, six, ix, zx, zlx, zic, xix, izx
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
- ZooImage Series Description
- dtSearch Desktop Index
- ZooImage Data
- ZX Spectrum Icon
- SIXEL Bitmap
- ZixCorp Signature Data
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