Unable to Open Split Zip File on Windows?

Download Remo ZIP Repair tool and know how to open split Zip files securely. Get the demo version of the software for free to fix cannot open split Zip file error in a few mouse clicks.


A Zip file is an archive that compresses huge files into a single file so they take up less space for storage and easily transferred over network as email attachment. Usually, large sized Zip files are again broken into multiple parts in order to resolve file size issues. Hence, resulting files are what called as split or multipart Zip file.

Sometimes, after splitting you are unable to open split zip file and when you try to access it, an error encounter stating “cannot open split zip file”. Generally such kind of error occurs mainly due to Zip file corruption or damage.

Simplest and professional way to open split Zip files

Built with advanced and powerful repair mechanisms, Remo Repair ZIP program will effectively fix as well as open corrupt ZIP and ZIPX files with utmost ease. The software is designed with read-only modules, that securely fixes split Zip files that cannot be opened using WinZip application. Its intuitive and user friendly interface can help you out to fix cannot open Zip file access denied error, invalid archive format error, Zip archive is damaged or corrupt error, etc. Tool scans corrupted .zip file, extract source file contents and creates a copy of new healthy Zip file. Furthermore, it facilitates repairing of spanned, truncated, multipart and large sized Zip files in just few clicks.

Learn how to open split zip files with Remo Repair ZIP utility

Download and install Remo Repair ZIP tool on your Windows computer. Run the software and follow below explained steps to open split zip files which are not opening on Windows operating system.


Step 1: Launch Remo Repair ZIP, click “Browse” button to select Zip file which is not opening and click on “Repair” to initiate repair process

Browse ZIP file and click Repair

Step 2: The software start redesigning the internal structures and load all the available data inside it. You can monitor the status of repairing file by looking at the progress bar

Examine repair process

Step 3: After completion of repair process, the software shows the list of files and folders of repaired Zip file

Preview repaired file

Step 4: Select destination folder for the extracted Zip file by using “Browse” option and click on “Repair” button

Save repaired file


Most common reasons behind cannot open split zip file error:

  • Incorrect way of splitting Zip file or any sort of interruptions during the process can damage these Zip file
  • Incomplete download / transfer of split zip file due to sudden shut down of computer, breaking network connectivity, etc. can corrupt Zip file header
  • Use of incompatible tools to unzip split zip files might damage these zipped files
  • Malfunctioning of WinZip application can corrupt split zip files

In all such situations, if split zip file gets damaged or corrupted, then it imposes certain error messages on trying to extract file contents. To successfully fix this kind of error, one must opt Remo Repair ZIP utility.

Some important suggestions:

  • The “Save” option is disabled in trial version of Remo Repair ZIP software. It will be enabled only after the successful purchase of the licensed version.
  • Before installing Remo Repair Zip on your Windows PC, please turn off the UAC settings in control panel. This is because some fonts used in Remo software will disabled when UAC settings are turned on.