What is a .Z2 File And How To Open It – Infocom

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Introduction

While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .z2 extension. It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. Fear not, in this article we will show you how to easily open the .z2 file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .Z2 file?

The .Z2 file extension is from Z-machine Z-code Version 2 File. This file extension was developed by Infocom. The file is a game related file.

What to know

There are currently 2 software that can open the .z2 file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .Z2 file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .Z2 file on various operating systems.

How to open a .Z2 file on Mac

To open the .z2 file on Mac, please follow these 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 .Z2 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 right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Zoom software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .Z2 file on Linux

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .z2 file on Linux in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need 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 .Z2 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: 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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Zoom software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .Z2 file?

If you cannot open the .Z2 file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .Z2 file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .z2f – Microsoft, .z2s – Microsoft, .z3 – Infocom, .z3d – Zanoza, .z4 – Infocom. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .Z2 file with the Zoom, Spatterlight programs on Mac and Zoom software on Linux.