The File Extensions Database


.DGZ File Extension

  • Category: Emulator Files

What is an .DGZ file?

.DGZ is Dega saved state

The dgz file extension is associated with the Dega, an emulator of Sega Master System (MegaDrive) and Game Gear gaming consoles available for Microsoft Windows.

The dgz file stores saved state in the emulating game.


How to open:

Use Dega to open *.dgz saved state files.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .dgz file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

How to solve problems with DGZ files

  • Associate the DGZ file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any DGZ file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.DGZ files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the DGZ file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .DGZ is Dega saved state. Because only the current version supports the latest DGZ file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the manufacturer website after an available .DGZ is Dega saved state update.
  • To make sure that your DGZ file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.