What is a .Z1 File And How To Open It – Infocom (Guide)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .z1 extension, but you have never seen this extension before? 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 .z1 file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .Z1 file?

The file extension .Z1 stands for Z-machine Z-code File. This file extension belongs to the developer Infocom. The file is a game related file.

What to know

There are currently 2 software that can open the .z1 file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .Z1 file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .Z1 file on various operating systems.

How to open a .Z1 file on Mac

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .z1 file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Zoom software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Spatterlight and Zoom.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .Z1 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: 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 Zoom software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .Z1 file on Linux

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .z1 file on Linux in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Zoom software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Zoom.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .Z1 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: Hover over the “Open with” button

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

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Zoom software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .Z1 file?

If you cannot open the .Z1 file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .Z1 file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .z1 – Check Point Software Technologies. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .Z1 file with the Zoom, Spatterlight programs on Mac and Zoom software on Linux.