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File Extension

WMZ File Format

Windows Media Player skins file

WMZ is a file extension for a skin file format in/for/used by Windows Media Player.

A WMZ file is basically a zipped WMF file in XML.  The zipped file contains JavaScript code and images to change the appearance of the Windows Media Player (WMP) user interface (UI).

Programs that open WMZ files include Windows Media Player (version 7 and later) and SkinDoc WMZOpen.

MIME type: application/x-ms-wmz


Learn more about WMZ files:

Visit the Windows Media Player webpage.

Ask IT peers a question on WMZ files at IT Knowledge Exchange.

This was last updated in August 2010
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