Repair ZIPX Archives

Compression of data is very necessary these days; it can be used to save large amount of memory space on computer hard disk. Zipping is one way through which you can compress your large sized file to a smaller one; in order to compress files you need to make use of a third party application like WinZip or 7-Zip. The compressed files done using this utility are of two formats i.e. ZIP and ZIPX. ZIP is a basic compression technique, whereas ZIPX files are advanced versions of ZIP file and has many advantages over them like it supports encryption, compresses multiple files into one single file etc.

But many a times ZIPX file may get corrupt due to incorrect zipping technique. ZIPX files once corrupted cannot be accessed and when you attempt to open that that file, it displays many errors. There are many reasons for ZIPX file corruption; some of the most prominent ones are as follows:

Interruption while download process: If any interruption occurs while downloading a ZIPX file, it results in corruption. This interruption could be due to anything like improper system termination, power failure, network inconsistency etc.

External threats: Infection of virus or malware is the major cause for corruption of ZIPX files. Viruses may affect ZIPX files while downloading from internet and makes them inaccessible

Issues with storage media: There are high chances of ZIPX files getting corrupted if the storage media like hard drive or other external disk containing your compressed ZIPX files has bad sector, physical damages, file system corruption and other issues

Other Reasons: CRC error, corrupt Windows registry settings, header corruption, improperly recovering deleted or lost ZIPX file, changing ZIPX file extension, etc other causes accountable for damage of ZIPX archive

In order to eliminate corruption and regain access to the contents of ZIPX archive, you need a suitable ZIPX archive repair tool. Choosing the right utility should be your first priority to safely repair your corrupted ZIPX archive without damaging it further.

Which ZIPX repair utility to use?

Yodot ZIP Repair is a trustworthy and specialized tool designing for repairing ZIPX archives corrupted due to any reason. By employing this tool, you can fix corrupted or damaged ZIP and ZIPX archives/files with utmost ease. The software supports repairing of ZIPX file which is more than 4GB in file size. After repairing, it provides a preview of files and folders present in repaired ZIPX file. It has easy to use interface that helps users to mend ZIPX files on their own without need to take any technical assistance. Yodot ZIP Repair works well on different Windows operating system such as Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 and Windows 2008.

Procedure to repair ZIPX file:

  • Download and install Yodot ZIP Repair software to your computer
  • Run the software and follow the onscreen procedures
  • Use “Browse” button to choose your corrupt ZIPX file
  • Initiate the repair process by clicking on "Repair" button
  • After which the software starts scanning and fixing the corrupt ZIPX file
  • After completion of repair, software shows all files and folders present in repaired ZIPX archive
  • At last, use “Save” option to save the repaired files to your desired location


  • Never change the extension of your ZIPX file
  • Don’t share your important ZIPX file on different networks
  • Keep your system virus free by using anti-virus program
  • Use good download manager software to download any ZIPX file