CBZ File Extension

Comic Book Zip Archive File Type

Extension .cbz
Developer Not Available
Popularity 5.0 (26 Votes)
Mime Type mime-type/not.available
Default Program ChessBase
Category Compressed Files
Format Zip
Updated 8/1/2022

What is a CBZ File Type?

The CBZ files can be read at your fingertips; different readers of comic strips, including Comical and Calibre. You can also extract files with the help of a decompression program and manually view the attached images. However, the order of the extracted images may not be correct.NOTE: L' application Komik Reader for Android is available free or to purchase.



CBZ file extension is created by Developer, also known as Comic Book Zip Archive. CBZ has been classified as Compressed Files. This file is saved in a zipped format. You can view the contents by unzipping it with a file decompression program. You can open CBZ files in ChessBase program.

Free online CBZ Tools & Apps

We have also the free online .CBZ (Comic Book Zip Archive) file extension apps that can allow to view, edit, convert from to CBZ, merge, split and compare the CBZ files without installing anything on your system. Please click on the links to explore the complete list of details for each required feature.

CBZ Files Common Issues

There are few common issues with the Comic Book Zip Archive .CBZ=11181 File Extensions while opening the .CBZ=11181 files on Windows and MacOs, we have solution to those issues such as:

Can't Open CBZ Files?

  1. You must have supported software programs installed for Comic Book Zip Archive on your system such as ChessBase.
  2. Associate default Chessbase ChessBase program for *.cbz (Comic Book Zip Archive) files.

    Associate CBZ Default Program on Windows
    1. Right-click a *.CBZ (e.g example.cbz) file and click Open With.
    2. In the Open with dialog box, click Chessbase ChessBase program Or click Browse to locate the program (*.exe) that you want.
    3. Select check box for Always use this app to open .cbz files.

    Associate CBZ Default Program on MacOs
    1. Click *.CBZ (e.g example.cbz) file and click information -> Open With.
    2. In the programs list, click Chessbase ChessBase program Or other appropriate program that you want.
    3. Confirm Change for all... and Contine.
    4. A message will appear "This change will be applied to all files with .ChessBase extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection", click Contine to apply changes.

Related CBZ File Extensions

CBZ default file extension is .CBZ and other similer related extensions are:

All Platform Software Programs for CBZ File Extension

List of all softwares that can open the CBZ files on each platforms such as Windows, Mac, iOS, Linux, Web and Android, you may click the each software link for more details for other supported formats for each software and the verified direct download links for each software with complete lisensing details.

Microsoft Windows logo image Open CBZ File on Windows

Software License Developer
Calibre image. Calibre 3 for Windows  Open calibre website. Open Source Calibre
ChessBase image. ChessBase 000 for Windows  Open chessbase website. Free Trial ChessBase
Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe image. Smith Micro StuffIt Deluxe 2010 for Windows  Open smith micro website. Commercial Smith Micro
Zipeg image. Zipeg 2 for Windows  Open zipeg website. Open Source Zipeg

MacOs logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen CBZ File on Mac OS

Software License Developer
Calibre image. Calibre 3 for MacOs  Open calibre website. Open Source Calibre
Smith Micro Stuffit Deluxe Mac image. Smith Micro Stuffit Deluxe Mac 16 for MacOs  Open smith micro website. Commercial Smith Micro
Zipeg image. Zipeg 2 for MacOs  Open zipeg website. Open Source Zipeg

Linux logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen CBZ file on Linux

Software License Developer
Calibre image. Calibre 3 for Linux  Open calibre website. Open Source Calibre

Website logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen CBZ file on Web

Software License Developer

iOS logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen CBZ file on iOS

Software License Developer

Android logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen CBZ file on Android

Software License Developer

About Licensing

  1. Free Trial This software are often used for an attempt period, like 14 days, before requiring payment. Some trial versions have a reduced feature set.
  2. Free This software is liberal to use. Examples include open-source , freeware software, like free programs supported by advertising.
  3. Free+ This software is liberal to download and use, but contains in-app purchases (IAP) to unlock additional content or functionality.
  4. Paid This software must be purchased so as to use it. it's going to be offered as a perpetual license or ongoing subscription.
  5. Included with OS This software is bundled with an OS , like Windows, macOS, or Android.

CBZ file extension icon image.About CBZ - Comic Book Zip Archive

FileProInfo is to help you understand about the Comic Book Zip Archive with *.CBZ suffix, and provide the complete detail as how to open, edit, convert, merge, split and compare it with other related software programs, software download links and free online apps and tools.

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Updated 8/1/2022


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