How to Repair a Corrupt Zip File?

The Zip file compression format is being used widely by Windows users. This format is generally used to compress files, to transfer data over the internet or to just backup important files. But, because of the architecture of the Zip format, it is exceedingly vulnerable to corruptions/damage. As a result of corruption, the Zip files could be in inaccessible condition.

The Zip file could get damaged due to a number of reasons such as bad CRC, interruption while the Zip file is being downloaded, using unknown compression methods etc. Unfortunately, Windows or any operating system does not provide any means to repair compressed Zip files. At this point, what you need to do is, simply download a new copy of the Zip file all over again. If still, you notice that the Zip file is damaged, then you have to rely on an advanced third-party Zip repair tool. The most popular software to serve this purpose is Remo Repair ZIP. The application is exclusively designed to fix damaged/corrupted Zip files instantly. If you wish to utilize this tool, you need to follow the instructions given below,

  • Step 1: To begin with, download and install Remo Repair Zip on your Windows system
  • Step 2: Then, launch the tool and click on Browse button to select the Zip/Zipx file that you wish to repair. Thereby click on Repair button
  • Step 3: The application initiates scanning the .zip file and starts analyzing its internal structure to regenerate a valid file
  • Step 4: After the repair process, you will be presented with the fixed .zip file. Click on Select Folder button to specify the storage path and then tap on Save button

Thereafter, go the location where you have saved the repaired Zip file and then try to open it. Now, you will be able to successfully access all your compressed files without any kind of complications.