.ZZZ File Extension

File Type 1

CCleaner Securely Deleted File

Developer Piriform
3.5  |  71 Votes
Category Misc Files
Format N/A

What is a ZZZ file?

File created by CCleaner, a utility used for optimizing computers by removing unused programs and files; stores a deleted file that has been securely wiped, which enables greater security since the original filename no longer exists; uses the filename ZZZZZZZZ.ZZZ.

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Programs that open or reference ZZZ files

Updated April 16, 2012
File Type 2

Black & White Game Data File

Developer Lionhead Studios
3.4  |  20 Votes
Category Game Files
Format Binary

What is a ZZZ file?

Data file used by Black and White, a strategy game released by Lionhead Studios in 2001 where players act as gods and control villages and creatures; stores various kinds of data for the game.

More Information

ZZZ files use names that associate their data with another file type. For example, "\Data\Citadel\engine\movement_l3d.zzz" is associated with the .L3D file type.

NOTE: Lionhead Studios Black & White has been discontinued.

Programs that open or reference ZZZ files

Updated May 11, 2017

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