What is and How to Open a EMZ File in Windows, MAC and online

  • Extension: .emz
  • File type: multimedia
  • Description: Microsoft Windows compressed enhanced metafile
  • Developer: https://www.windows.com
  • Format: binary data


Problems Opening EMZ Files? If you have a File with the .emz Extension you need specific programs that can open, edit, view and convert this format type. Specific software like an editor, viewer or reader.



What is a .emz File

A emz file is an image file format from Windows. It is also known as compressed enhanced metafile. These metafiles are a series of commands and records that produce a graphical output.

EMZ Files represent Microsoft compressed enhanced metafile, which are used by some Microsoft applications.

It can also contain information about Street Fighter IV game files which are used by Street Fighter IV computer game.


Programs to Open EMZ Files

The first step is to use the double click method or tap in the file icon. If windows finds  program associated with the extension EMZ it will launch it.

If it doesn’t recognise it it means you don’t have installed the software needed for encrypted message type in your PC or mobile device.

You can use the following software to open, view, edit and convert:


.emz related extensions

This image format is related with the .WMF file extension. Enhanced metafiles have device independence.


How to open emz Files


  1. First, find your .emz file in your computer or mobile device.
  2. Then, you must double click on it if you are using a desktop computer, or tap on it with a mobile device.
  3. A drop down menu will appear with a list of programs to open with.
  4. Select one of the programs recommended above: Adobe Ilustrator, Corel Paintshop pro, Microsoft office, microsoft visio, Microsoft Windows, XnView, Street Fighter IV.
  5. Confirm.
  6. Wait the software to launch.
  7. View the format.
  8. Save it if you want to keep it.


How to convert a emz File

We don’t have any information about emz conversion or any online converter to other formats.


Problems opening EMZ Files: Can’t open?

If you experience problems opening it, windows raises a message: “Microsoft Windows can’t open this file

Ensure you follow the next tips:

  1. Ensure the extension .EMZ  is properly associated with the software when you double click on the file.
  2. Check that you have installed at least one of the programs need to manage these files.
  3. Update the program to get the last version.
  4. Ensure you have all the computer privileges, you are admin or you have all needed privileges.


How to create a EMZ File

You can create it with the java multiplatform software. Also you can use any text editor.


How to Delete? Is it Safe?

You can delete it safely but you will loose all the multimedia data related to the enhanced metafiles.


About .emz extension

In filesextension.com we explain yo what is a file with the .emz suffix, how to edit, view, open and convert it.

The java active server pages format can be opened with the programs above in windows, mac and linux.

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