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.LZMA File Extension

File TypeLZMA Compressed File

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CategoryCompressed Files

What is an LZMA file?

File or files compressed with LZMA (Lempel-Ziv-Markov chain Algorithm) compression; used by 7-Zip and other file archivers; known for having better compression ratios than bzip2 (.BZ2 files) and faster decompression.

More Information

Some LZMA compressed files can be opened with StuffIt Expander or 7-Zip (Windows) and 7zX (Mac). Other LZMA files may require the LZMA SDK for Windows or LZMA Utils for Unix.

The LZMA Software Development Kit (SDK) is available from the 7-Zip website.

Open and view .LZMA files with File Viewer Plus.
Programs that open LZMA files
Updated 1/29/2016

About LZMA Files

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