Notes about the ZLIB 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 ZLIB file type is primarily associated with 'zlib' by Jean-loup Gailly and Mark Adler. zlib is designed to be a free, general-purpose, legally unencumbered lossless data-compression library for use on virtually any computer hardware and operating system.
Detailed information for file extension ZLIB:
Primary association: zlib
File classification: Archive
Mime type: application/x-deflate
To change file associations press Windows Key
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.