File Formats: Compressed Windows Metafile Format (WMZ)

The Compressed Windows Metafile format is a vector file format that represents primarily Group 3 fax documents. It contains information concerning the page structure and the compressed line data of the fax document. This format was developed by Microsoft and is supported by Microsoft Office 2000 and Microsoft Word 2000.

The default extension used by this format is: WMZ.

Constants associated with this file format are:

Constant Read Support Write Support Description
RasterImageFormat.Wmz Yes Yes Compressed Windows Metafile Format

When WMZ files are rasterized, they are 24 BPP.

Required DLL: Leadtools.Codecs.Wmz.dll. For a listing of the exact DLLs needed, based on the toolkit version, refer to Files To Be Included With Your Application.

NOTE: This format does not support LEAD's redirected IO feature, therefore it cannot be used with any overload of Load that takes an input stream parameter or FeedLoad.

Platform Support

Extension Module Value Win32 Win64 Net32 Net64 Linux Android Apple UWP MimeType Friendly Name
Wmz WMZ 307 WMZ - Compressed Windows Metafile Format

For a complete list for supported file formats, see Summary of All Supported File Formats.

For details of the file formats supported across products and platforms, refer to File Format Comparison Chart.

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