How to Extract Spanned Zip Files

Most of the people prefer to compress files and folders in Zipped file format.. Whenever you have to transfer very large sized files through mails, compressing files will be the best choice for you. Moreover, we often prefer to Zip the files to save the disk space. However, sometimes your Zip files might get spanned due to various reasons like severe virus infection, improper and incomplete compression etc. Once the zip file gets spanned you need some powerful repair tool to unzip your spanned ZIP file. First let us know all the common reasons which lead to the corruption of ZIP files.

Have your zip file become spanned or corrupted due to any of the above mentioned reasons? Then, don’t worry; you can easily extract files from corrupted Zip files with the help of some powerful repair software very easily. Zip Repair Tool is one such trusted and powerful repair software to fix your corrupt, spanned, damaged ZIP files within no time. To check effectiveness of this software, just download the free demo version of ZIP Repair Tool on your computer and install it. If you are satisfied with the results then go for licensed version of the program to repair the corrupted zip files.

The most promising features of ZIP Repair Tool:

ZIP Repair application has the capability to unzip all the spanned zip files in few simple clicks. It has the capacity to unzip very large sized zip files which are over more than 4 GB in size. Zip Repair Tool has the capability to unzip spanned zip files stored in any data storage media like thumb drive, external hard drive, memory card etc. This tool provides you with the “Preview” option in the trial version itself so that you can view all the recovered zip files once repair process is finished. Zip Repair tool supports repairing of ZIP files on Windows operating system versions like Windows 8, Windows 7, Vista, Windows XP and many more. Once repair process is over, you can save all the files in any destination location accessible to the host operating system..

Why Zip Repair software?

Safety measures to be taken to avoid corruption to your zip files:

Note: The trial version of Zip Repair software is similar to the licensed version except that “saving” of recovered data is disabled. You must purchase the licensed version of Zip Repair tool in order to enable saving functionality, which completes the repair process.

Steps to Unzip Spanned ZIP Files:

Step 1: Download and install ZIP Repair Tool. Then select the ZIP file via "Browse" option and click "Repair" as shown in Fig 1.

unzip spanned zip files - Main Window

Fig 1: Main Window

Step 2: Software performs deep scan of the ZIP archive and you can have the preview of recovered items as shown in Fig 2.

how to extract spanned zip files - File View

Fig 2: File View

Step 3: Press "Select Folder" to choose the destination where you want to store the repaired ZIP file and then click "Save".

Unzip Spanned Archive - Select Destination

Fig 3: Select Destination Path