What is a .WZ File And How To Open It – NEXON (Easy Steps)

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Have you came across a file with the .wz extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .wz file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .WZ file?

The file extension .WZ stands for MapleStory Game Data File. This file extension belongs to the developer NEXON. This game related file is in binary format.

What to know

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

How to open a .WZ file?

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

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

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

1. The first step is to download the NEXON MapleStory software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use NEXON MapleStory software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .WZ 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. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the NEXON MapleStory software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .WZ file?

If you are still unable to open the .WZ file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .WZ file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .wz – Eidos Interactive. 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 .WZ file with the NEXON MapleStory program on Windows.