.UZIP File Extension

.UZIP File Extension

File Type

FreeBSD Compressed Disk Image

Developer Maxim Sobolev
Popularity
2.5  |  2 Votes
Category Compressed Files
Format Binary

What is a UZIP file?

Compressed disk image created by mkuzip, a FreeBSD compression utility; compresses a disk image, such as a .UFS file, so that it can be read during runtime by the FreeBSD geom_uzip utility; used to reduce the disk image file size at the expense of additional CPU time when reading the image.

More Information

UFS files are stored with a small script at the beginning of the image. This allows them to be run like any other shell script.

UZIP files may be seen with the multiple file extension .UFS.UZIP.

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Programs that open UZIP files

Linux
mkuzip
geom_uzip
Updated April 12, 2010

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