What is a .EMZ File And How To Open It – Microsoft (Easy Guide)


While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .emz extension. It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .emz file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .EMZ file?

The file extension .EMZ is Windows Compressed Enhanced Metafile. The development of this file was done by Microsoft. This file belongs to the binary format and it is a vector related file.

What to know

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

How to open a .EMZ file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .EMZ file on various operating systems.

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

There are 4 simple steps to open the .emz file on Windows.

1. The first step is to download the Microsoft Office 365 software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is Microsoft Office 365.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .EMZ 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. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Microsoft Office 365 software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .EMZ file?

If you cannot open the .EMZ file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .EMZ file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .enc – Encoded File, .enc – ESTsoft, .enc – NOAA, .enc – GVOX, .enc – ArtistScope. 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 .EMZ file with the Microsoft Office 365 program on Windows.