Extract a B6Z or B6 File

You have downloaded a file that ends in .b6z. Now, what do you do? This tech tip describes how to work with these files.

A file with the extension .b6z has been compressed with the B6Zip program. Programs like B6Zip work on files that need to be compressed at a high ratio.


To extract the file file.b6z, B6Zip must be installed.

Double clicking on the archive will uncompress the file in the current directory.

B6Zip is available for Mac OSX and is a popular archive format with Mac users.