EMZ file extension

You can open file with EMZ using special software abopted to do this. In order to open EMZ file download one of the software.

How to open EMZ file

An EMZ file is a compressed graphic file, adapted to interact with multiple software applications by Microsoft (such as  MS Office or Visio).

EMZ format includes an EMF type metafile, the data of which was compressed using the GZIP algorithm.

After unzipping, all information will be readable as a standard EMF extension.

Not only internal MS Office plug-ins can open EMZ format, but also a number of external utilities such as XnView or WinGZip. Most of these programs have a wide range of functions and possess the options of a browser, converter, and graphics editor.

Opening EMZ files

As already mentioned, you can open an EMZ file for editing using internal software applications by Microsoft: MS Office or Visio.

The most popular additionally installed plug-ins are:

In most cases, the interface of these programs is a directory tree with graphical thumbnails for preliminary visualization. When hovering over a specific image, the user can view the detailed information about each EMZ file (path to file, size, date created, etc.).

Converting EMZ into other formats

EMZ is one of the most flexible graphic formats with regard to converting. Using an online EMZ convertor (for example, XnView), it is possible to convert an EMZ file into more than 50 other standards. The most popular conversion formats are: BMP, EMF, JP2, PCX, PDF, PNG, PSD, SVG, SVGZ.

Why EMZ and what are its advantages?

The EMZ extension is not very popular among users working with graphic images.

However, we can single out the characteristic advantages of this format: relatively small size and the fact that it can be converted into a wide variety of formats.

EMZ Icon
File type:
Windows Compressed Enhanced Metafile
Vector image files

Microsoft applications (for example Visio or the Office suite) compressed graphic file with an Enhanced Metafile (EMF file) which has been compressed using the GZIP compression method. GZIP decompression programs (for example GNU zip or WinGZip) can be used for decompressing EMZ files which can be opened as default EMF files after decompression.

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