File Extension KMZ

.KMZ File

File extension: KMZ
File type: Saved Working Session


Notes about the KMZ file extension:



Incorrect file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your PC system. As such it is highly recommended to scan your PC for invalid registry entries, unused processes and other unfavourable system settings to identify slowdown issues.

The KMZ file type is primarily associated with 'Google Earth' by Google. Google Earth delivers a 3D digital model of the entire Earth via the Internet. Google Earth's EarthStream technology combines advanced 3D graphics and network streaming to produce a high-performance system that runs on standard PC's and commodity servers. Google announced purchase of Keyhole on 27 Oct 2004. This is an adaptation of the Keyhole software. The .KMZ file is a standard .ZIP file that can be opened with any unzipping utility.

Detailed information for file extension KMZ:


Primary association: Google Earth
Company: Google
File classification: Archive
Identifying characters Hex: 50 4B 03 04 , ASCII: PK

Other applications associated with file type KMZ:

  • Correlate K-Map (Zipped KnowledgeMap) by Correlate ASWith Correlate you can KnowledgeMap projects, employee communications, customer information, best practices, sales/financial reports and other e-content. This association is classified as XML. The Mime types used with this association are: application/x-kmap.
File Identifier - TrID
'Identifying characters' used on FILExt.com are
provided by Marco Pontello from his TrID database




Important: Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC. It is highly recommended that you scan your PC for invalid registry entries, unused processes and other slowdown issues.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .KMZ

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: Google Earth.kmzfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Google\Google Earth Plus\googleearth.exe %1

ProgramID: Google Earth.kmzfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Google\Google Earth\googleearth.exe %1

ProgramID: Google Earth.kmzfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Google\Google Earth Pro\googleearth.exe %1

ProgramID: Google Earth.kmzfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktopDisplay.exe /kml

ProgramID: Google Earth.kmzfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktop.exe /display /kml


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