How to open ZMF file extension?

The author of advice: Mr Brankiewicz

ZMF files are incessantly popular. However, a file name containing ZMF file extension is problematic for some of the users. They have problems with correct opening of a file with ZMF extension. However, it should be remembered that ZMF file extension can match one or more types of files. The most popular is Zoner Metafile but if there are others, you will find information concerning them below.

So, it is worth looking close at the problem concerning ZMF files and search for its solution.

A list of programs supporting files types with ZMF extension can be found below. Applications are sorted according to appropriate operational systems and their popularity.

  • Zoner Metafile

    .zmf file extension

    Category: Graphic Files

    OS Software
    Windows Zoner Photo Studio Zoner Photo Studio
    XnView XnView
    Zoner Draw Zoner Draw
  • ZoneAlarm Mailsafe Renamed

    .zmf file extension

    Category: Various Files

    OS Software
    Windows ZoneAlarm Pro ZoneAlarm Pro
  • ZEMAX Lens Catalog Data

    .zmf file extension

    Category: Various Files

    OS Software
    Windows ZEMAX ZEMAX

How to check if a file we want to open is not infected by malware or viruses?

  • Download Malware/viruses removal tool from ZMF files in the Windows system.
  • Click “Start scanning” and wait until the programme performs the scanning process on your computer.

What are the reasons of errors concerning ZMF extension of files?

The problem that often causes damage concerning ZMF extension are Windows system registry errors. That is why, in the first place it is recommended to:

  • Scan computer in order to identify, repair and open the ZMF file
  • Check system registry from the angle of hidden errors
  • Repair file’s associations with programs in the system registry

If you are not sure if the above problems concern you, you should consider other frequent irregularities:

  • You do not have an appropriate application installed that supports ZMF file extension
  • ZMF file is corrupted
  • The application’s version necessary to open the file is not correct
  • The file is not assigned to an appropriate program

Solving problems with ZMF files


If ZMF file does not open, firstly, it is worth using files associations built in the Windows system with application that can support them. In order to do it, you should double-click a ZMF file icon. A list of programs that probably support such a file will appear. It is enough to choose one of them so that Windows would open a given extension with it. Incorrect file’s association will result in Windows trying to open ZMF file with a wrong program all the time even if there is an appropriate application supporting this format on a drive. In this case, it is necessary to perform the above mentioned registry scanning and associations’ repair.

If associations are correct and Windows still cannot open the file, most probably the computer does not have appropriate software supporting files with name containing ZMF in their extension. The solution to this problem is very simple. You should buy or download a free (if they exist) application that will allow you to open, browse and edit ZMF format. It is no risk because many paid programs have free test versions enabling to check their functionality.

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