The XZ format is a single-file compression format and does not offer archiving capabilities. Based on the LZMA2 algorithm, the XZ format offers lossless compression which means it preserves the original data with no loss in quality, making it ideal for distributing things like software applications. XZ compression is slower than some other methods, but decompression is relatively fast. To open XZ extension with WinZip, follow the steps below.
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