What is a .EAZ File And How To Open It – ESRI (Easy Guide)

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Have you downloaded a file with .eaz extension, but you are not sure what it is? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. Fear not, in this article we will show you how to easily open the .eaz file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .EAZ file?

The file extension .EAZ comes from ArcGIS Explorer Add-in File. This file extension belongs to the developer ESRI. The format of this file is zip, and it is a plugin related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .eaz file on 1 platform.

How to open a .EAZ file?

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

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

To open the .eaz file on Windows, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the ESRI ArcGIS Explorer software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .EAZ file

2. In the second step you need to locate 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: 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 ESRI ArcGIS Explorer software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .EAZ file?

If you are still unable to open the .EAZ file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .EAZ file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .eba – IonicWind Software, .ebacmd – EBA, .ebaimport – EBA, .ebd – Microsoft, .ebk – The Internet Marketing Center. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .EAZ file with the ESRI ArcGIS Explorer program on Windows.