How to open ZIP file?

What is ZIP file extension?

ZIP files contain data archived using the lossless ZIP compression format. Archiving can include one or more files, as well as entire directory structures and their contents. This format allows you to extract any items from the archive without having to extract its entirety. ZIP is a very popular format supported by many programs for managing compressed archives, and is often associated with WinZip.

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Programs that support ZIP file

Programs for Windows system
WinZip WinZip
PeaZip PeaZip
PowerArchiver PowerArchiver
7-Zip 7-Zip
B1 Free Archiver B1 Free Archiver
Programs for Mac OS system
WinZip WinZip
Micro StuffIt Deluxe Micro StuffIt Deluxe
Apple Archive Utility Apple Archive Utility
iArchiver iArchiver
Unarchiver Unarchiver
B1 Free Archiver B1 Free Archiver
Programs for Linux system
unzip unzip
funzip funzip
p7zip p7zip
B1 Free Archiver B1 Free Archiver
File Roller File Roller
Xarchiver Xarchiver
We hope we helped you solve the problem with the ZIP file. If you do not know where you can download the application from our list, click on the link (which is the name of the program) - you will find more information there on the location where to download the secure setup version of the required application.
What else may cause problems?
There can be more reasons which determine that you are not able to open the ZIP file (apart from the lack of the proper application installed).
First - the ZIP file may be incorrectly linked (associated) with the application installed to support it. In this case, you need to change this link by yourself. To do this, right-click on the ZIP file # that you want to edit, click "Open with" and then select the program from the list that you have installed. After this operation, the problems with opening the ZIP file should be solved forever.
Second - the file you want to open can simply be damaged. Then, the best solution is to find a new version, or download it again from the same source as before (maybe for some reason in the previous session the download of the ZIP file has not been completed and it cannot be opened properly).