Overview of Files with .emz File Extension

.emz File Extension ? An Overview

Files with the .emz extension are referred to as Windows Compressed Enhanced Metalife files. As the name suggests, .emz files are compressed Enhanced Metalife files (.emf files). .emz is a file container that contains .emf files that have been compressed using the GZIP compression technique.

.emz files come under the Image Files category and are used with Microsoft Office applications, as well as MS Visio.

Decompressing .emz files

You can decompress .emz files with a GZIP decompression utility (gzip.exe) or any other compression software that supports GZIP. By changing the extension to .gz, you can decompress .emz files using popular compression software, such as WinZip or WinRAR.

Names of the programs that can open .emz files in Windows

  • Microsoft Office
  • Microsoft Visio

How to open an .emz file

If you have an editor that opens .emf files, then you can also use it to open .emz files ? remember .emz files are nothing but compressed .emf files. To open the .emz file, decompress it and then import the files into the editor.

At times, after you unzip .emz files you may find the extension of the contained files is abbreviated to em. In such cases, to open the files, just rename the files to the .emf file extension.

You can also open an .emz file with Microsoft Word, using the steps mentioned below:

  1. Open Windows Explorer.
  2. Navigate to the .emz file that you want to open.
  3. Right-click the .emz file, and then click Copy.
  4. Open Microsoft Word, click the File menu, and then click Paste.

When I try to open an .emz file, I receive a file type error ? what can I do?

Typically, file type errors occur when one or more essential file openers on a Windows system are either damaged or corrupt. To repair the issue, use a reliable file extension repair tool to fix damaged or corrupt file openers.