What is a .GZI File And How To Open It


Have you downloaded a file with .gzi 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. That’s why you are here! We have made this guide for you to learn more about the .gzi file extension and how to open it.

What is a .GZI file?

The .GZI file extension is from Unix Gzip File. The file is a compressed file.

What to know

There are currently 4 software that can open the .gzi file on 1 platform.

How to open a .GZI file?

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

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

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .gzi file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the 7-Zip software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe, ConeXware PowerArchiver, Corel WinZip and 7-Zip.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .GZI file

2. In the second step you need to locate 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, after locating your file, right click on it and click “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 7-Zip software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .GZI file?

If you are still unable to open the .GZI file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .GZI file.gzip – Gnu Zipped File, .gzquar – Bitdefender, .h – C/C++/Objective-C Header File, .h0 – MAGIX, .h10 – H&R; Block. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .GZI file with the 7-Zip, Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe, ConeXware PowerArchiver, Corel WinZip programs on Windows.