File Extension BZ

.BZ File

File extension: BZ
File type: Bzip UNIX Compressed File


Notes about the BZ file extension:



To open this file type, a required software must be installed. Without it you only see a Windows message "The following file cannot be opened" (Windows 7) or "How do you want to open this file?" (Windows 10) if you double-click the file. There click on "More apps" and choose a suitable software to view such files on your PC or from email attachments.

The BZ file type is primarily associated with 'Bzip UNIX Compressed File'.

Detailed information for file extension BZ:


Primary association: Bzip UNIX Compressed File
Related links: Open using WinRAR

Other applications associated with file type BZ:

  • Unknown Apple II File ((found on Golden Orchard Apple II CD Rom))



To change file associations press Windows Key + X and then Apps and Features > Default apps > Choose default apps by file type. Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .BZ

The following listing is compiled from the database produced by the 'Associate This!' program, selected data from the main FILExt database and information FILExt collected directly from user systems.

ProgramID: PABZIP2, FileType: PowerArchiver BZIP File, AppName: The most powerful Freeware Archive Utility
EXEFile: POWERARC.EXE

ProgramID: StuffItEncoded, FileType: Aladdin Encoded File

ProgramID: WinRAR, FileType: WinRAR archive, AppName: WinRAR archiver
EXEFile: WinRAR.exe

ProgramID: CDisplayZipArchive
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\CDisplay\CDISPLAY.EXE %1

ProgramID: Office.Binder.Wizard
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office\Office\BINDER.EXE -nologo %1

ProgramID: Office.Binder.Wizard.9
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office\Office10\UNBIND.EXE %1

ProgramID: Office.Binder.Wizard.9
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11\UNBIND.EXE %1

ProgramID: Office.Binder.Wizard.9
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\msoffice\OFFICE11\UNBIND.EXE %1

ProgramID: PABZIP2
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\PowerArchiver\POWERARC.EXE %1

ProgramID: sbzFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ArcSoft\ShowBiz\showbiz.exe %1

ProgramID: WinRAR
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\PACKER\WinRAR\WinRAR.exe %1

ProgramID: WinRAR
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\WinRAR\WinRAR.exe %1

ProgramID: WinRAR
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Zippers\WinRAR\WinRAR.exe %1

ProgramID: WinRAR
EXEFile: C:\WinRAR\WinRAR.exe %1

ProgramID: WinRAR
EXEFile: D:\WinRAR\WinRAR.exe %1

ProgramID: WinRAR
EXEFile: E:\WinRar 3.4\WinRAR.exe %1

ProgramID: WinRAR
EXEFile: F:\utils\WinRAR\WinRAR.exe %1

ProgramID: StuffItArchive
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Aladdin Systems\StuffIt 7.0\Expander\Expander.exe %1

ProgramID: pkzipfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\PKWARE\PKZIPW\PKZIPW.exe %1

ProgramID: StuffItEncoded
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\WinZip\winzip32.exe %1

ProgramID: PABZIP2
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%r\PowerArchiver\POWERARC.EXE %1

ProgramID: StuffIt.Compressed.File.Expand
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Aladdin Systems\StuffIt 7.5\stuffit.exe -expand %1 -from_shell

ProgramID: MimarSinan Codex
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%\explorer.exe /idlist,%I,%L

ProgramID: uz.bz
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ULTIMA~1\uzip.exe

ProgramID: PABZIP2
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Accessories\PowerArchiver\POWERARC.EXE

ProgramID: UltimateZip
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\UltimateZip 2.7\uzip.exe

ProgramID: StuffItArchive
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Aladdin Systems\StuffIt 7.0.2\Expander\Expander.exe

ProgramID: pkzipfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\_WWWUT~1\Security\Mail\PKWARE\PKZIPW\PKZIPW.exe


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