.CBZ File Extension
File Type 1Comic Book Zip Archive
This file is saved in a zipped format. You can view the contents by unzipping it with a file decompression program.
CBZ files can be read using many different comic book viewers, including Comical and Calibre. You can also extract CBZ files with a decompression program and view the enclosed images manually. However, the order of the extracted images may not be correct.
NOTE: The Komik Reader application for Android is available for free or purchase.
File Type 2ChessBase Encrypted Database Archive
This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.
File created by ChessBase, a program used for reviewing chess games played; saves all files for the database in a single archive and encrypts them with a user-specified password; allows databases to be shared securely.
NOTE: ChessBase databases by default are comprised of many different files, such as .CBH (header) and .CBG (game moves) files. Therefore, CBZ files are convenient ways to share all files in a single archive. You can also archive a database into a non-encrypted version by using the .CBV format.