What is a .ADZ File And How To Open It (Easy Guide)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .adz extension, but you are not sure what it is? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .adz file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .ADZ file?

The .ADZ file extension stands for Compressed Amiga Disk File. The file is a disk image file.

What to know

There are currently 3 software that can open the .adz file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .ADZ file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .ADZ file on your operating system/device.

How to open a .ADZ file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .adz file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the WinFellow software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use WinUAE and WinFellow software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .ADZ file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the WinFellow software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .ADZ file on Mac

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .adz file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the The Unarchiver software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .ADZ file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the The Unarchiver software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .ADZ file?

If you cannot open the .ADZ file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .ADZ file.aea – Ae Applications, .aea – Google, .aea – Sony, .aec – MAXON, .aecache – Adobe Systems. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .ADZ file with the WinFellow, WinUAE programs on Windows and The Unarchiver program on Mac.