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Details of extension .cbz

2 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .cbz file?
  • Which program can create the .cbz file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .cbz format?
  • What can convert .cbz files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .cbz extension?
ZIP Compressed Comic Book .cbz file icon

ZIP Compressed Comic Book

CBZ file is a ZIP Compressed Comic Book. This is a renamed ZIP file and can be decompressed with any ZIP file utility. CBZ files typically contain PNG, JPEG or GIF files.
Category: Ebook files
Application: CDisplay
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/x-cdisplay
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Computer Graphics Metafile
CompuServe Bitmap Image
JPEG Bitmap Image
Alias Wavefront Picture
Portable Network Graphics Image
ZIP Archive
QuickDraw Pict Image
RAR Compressed Comic Book
GE Medical CRI Image
ChessBase Encrypted Archived Database .cbz file icon

ChessBase Encrypted Archived Database

CBZ file is a ChessBase Encrypted Archived Database. ChessBase is a personal, stand-alone chess database. CBZ is used to store all of the database components in a single, compressed file, it is protected by a password.
Category: Game Data files
Application: ChessBase
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
ChessBase Archived Database
ChessBase Game Moves Data
ChessBase Database Header
ChessBase Annotations
ChessBase Players Index
ChessBase Tournament Index
ChessBase Commentators Index
ChessBase Source Index
ChessBase Team Index

Other types of files may also use the .cbz file extension. If you have helpful information about .cbz extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

Siemens Teamcenter Zipped Briefcase File
BZip Compressed Data
BRIEF Macro File
ACE Compressed Comic Book
Comodo Backup Job Script
IBM Rational XDE Collaboration File
Robot Arena II Compressed Data
Linux Drivers Archive
ChArc Compressed Archive

The .cbz filename extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

bcz (1), sbz (1), dbz (1), cvz (1), cgz (1), cbx (1), cba (1), bz (1), vbz (1), fbz (1), cz (1), chz (1), cfz (1), cbs (1), cb (1)

Can't open a .cbz file?

If you want to open a .cbz file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .cbz association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.cbz

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android