.Z01 File Extension

First Split Archive File

A Z01 file is part of a split archive. It is created with file compression software like WinZip and WinRAR. The file contains one or more files compressed to save space. Z01 split archives can shrink ...

General Information

Title .Z01 File Extension
Extension .z01
Full Form First Split Archive File
File Type Split Archive Part
Developer Various Archiver Software
MIME Type application/octet-stream

File Function

Primary Function Part of split archive
Additional Functions Facilitates large file distribution, storage
Features Multi-part, Sequential

File Characteristics

Quality Lossless compression
Supports Layers N/A
Supports Transparency N/A
Editable No, Requires extraction

Use Cases

Large File Transfer Yes
Backup Yes
Data Recovery Yes

Security and Practices

Security Risks Archive bombs, Malware concealment
Best Practices Scan for viruses, Use reliable software

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release Varies by software
Latest Version Depends on archiving tool

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .zip, .rar, .z02, .7z

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
WinRAR Free, Paid Windows, Mac, Linux
7-Zip Free Windows, Linux
PeaZip Free Windows, Linux