File Extension Library

.P2S File Extension

  • Developer by: PCSX2
  • Category: Game Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .P2S file?

.P2S file extension is created by PCSX2. .P2S has been classified as Game Files. The format of .P2S file is Binary.

.P2S is PCSX2 Saved State

File created by PCSX2, a PlayStation 2 (PS2) emulator; saves a snapshot of the state of the emulator while playing a game; allows players to load an emulated state and to continue from the state exactly as it was saved.

P2S files are saved by default to the \PCSX2\sstates\ directory, which is often located within the user's home directory. The filenames are saved with a combination of a game serial number and a CRC code, as well as a slot number. SLUS-12345_(0D386A2).00.p2s is an example filename, where "SLUS-12345" is the serial number, (0D386A2) is the CRC code, and "00" is the slot number.

The serial code prefixes (e.g., "SLUS") indicate the region for the game disc release. For example, "SLUS" refers to NTSC-US (U.S.) releases, "SCUS" refers to NTSC-U/C (U.S. plus Canada) releases, "SLES" and "SCES" refer to PAL-E (Europe) releases, and "SCPS," "SLPA," "SLPM," and "SLPS" refer to NTSC-J (Japan) releases.

The P2S format was introduced with PCSX2 version 0.9.8. These states are not compatible with older versions. Additionally, older save states, which do not use a file extension, are not compatible with the 0.9.8 version of PCSX2.

List of all softwares that can open the PCSX2 Saved State

How to Open .P2S file on different platforms

Open .P2S File on Windows

  • Right-click a .P2S
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .P2S file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .P2S files" Press "Ok"

Open .P2S File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .P2S file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .P2S File on Linux

Right click on the .P2S file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .P2S File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .P2S file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .P2S File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .P2S files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .P2S files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .P2S files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .P2S file format
  2. You need to check the .P2S file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)