Open ZIP files with File Viewer Plus

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Do you need to open a ZIP file?

File Viewer Plus can open ZIP files. You can extract the contents of a Zip-compressed archive and view the list of files or folders that were extracted.

Open ZIP files and view the contents with our easy-to-use program. Try File Viewer Plus for free today!


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What is a .ZIP file?

ZIP files contain one or more files compressed with Zip compression. The ZIP format was first introduced in 1989 for compressing files and directories to reduce their size and quickly grew in usage. Many utilities and operating systems, including Microsoft Windows and Apple macOS, support the format.

Since the Zip format is commonly used for compressing files, you may acquire a ZIP file in many ways. You might receive a ZIP file via email from a coworker, family member, or friend. Or you may obtain a ZIP file when downloading programs, images, or video files from a website or cloud storage service. File Viewer Plus is a great option for extracting the contents from these ZIP archives.

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About File Viewer Plus

File Viewer Plus is the universal file viewer for Windows. Why pay for dozens of software programs when you only need one? Install File Viewer Plus, and you'll be able open 400 file types with a single app.

You can also edit, save, print, and convert your files. Unknown file on your PC? No problem — the app's advanced file identification algorithm can identify over 10,000 file formats, including files with incorrect or missing file extensions. File Viewer Plus is the ultimate file viewer "plus" much more!

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