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LZ4 file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .lz4 file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .lz4 file?
  • What program do I need to open a .lz4 file?
  • How can the .lz4 file be opened, edited or printed?
  • How can I convert .lz4 files to another format?

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1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database

✅ LZ4 Compressed Data

LZ4 file is a LZ4 Compressed Data. LZ4 is an extremely fast lossless compression algorithm, based on byte-aligned LZ77 family of compression scheme.
LZ4 format description not yet available
Category: Archive files
Application: LZ4
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
LZ4 aliases:
LZ4 related links:
LZ4 related extensions:

Other types of files may also use the .lz4 file extension.

🚫 The .lz4 file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

lzt, lz, zl4, lzr

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

HPE Library and Tape Tools Compressed Support Ticket
Lzip Compressed File
Crunched LBR Archive
ZoneAlarm MailSafe Renamed CHM File
Lumion Project
Z-machine Z-code File

🔴 Can't open a .lz4 file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows cannot open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .lz4 file association, check the FAQ.

🔴 Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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