.OSZ File Extension

There are 2 file types use the .OSZ file extension:

  1. osu! Beatmap File
  2. OpenLP Service File

1. osu! Beatmap File

osu! Beatmap File
  • Developer peppy
  • Popularity
    5.0 (228 votes)
  • Category Game Files
  • Format Zip

An OSZ file is a beatmap file used by osu!, a free rhythm game in which players click and drag on-screen items in time with music. It contains Zip-compressed data that is used to play music, display graphics, and show players where and when they must interact with the game. osu! players can create their own OSZ files, allowing them to save and share custom beatmaps with each other.

To open an OSZ file:

  • In osu!, drag your OSZ file into the game window. osu! will then decompress the file and add it to the game's Songs folder, making it available for use within osu!
  • In opsu!, browse to your OSZ file's location and import it. You can also download additional OSZ files from within opsu!
  • In McOsu, add your OSZ file to the folder you use as your Songs folder, rename the file to use the .zip extension, and then unzip the ZIP file. The beatmap will then be available within McOsu

You can also view the contents of an OSZ file by unzipping the file with a decompression tool such as Corel WinZip, 7-Zip, or Apple Archive Utility. This will, among other things, allow you to play the MP3 file contained within an OSZ file using your favorite media player.

Software's name License Platforms
7-Zip 7-Zip Open Source LinuxWindows
Apple Archive Utility Apple Archive Utility Bundled Mac
Corel WinZip Corel WinZip Commercial MacWindows
McOsu McOsu Free MacWindows
opsu! opsu! Free AndroidLinuxMacWindows
osu! osu! Free Windows

Updated: January 4, 2021

2. OpenLP Service File

OpenLP Service File

File created by OpenLP, a free application used for creating worship service multimedia presentations; can include song lyrics, audio and video data, PowerPoint presentations, and other multimedia data; used with a video projector, which displays the content on a screen.

NOTE: OpenLP is short for "Open Source Lyrics Projection."

Software's name License Platforms
OpenLP OpenLP Free LinuxMacWindows

Updated: July 25, 2012

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