File Extension Library

.Z6 File Extension

  • Developer by: Infocom
  • Category: Game Files

What are .Z6 files and how to open them?

Can't open .Z6 file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .Z6 file.

What is a .Z6 file extension?

.Z6 file extension is created by Infocom. .Z6 has been classified as Game Files.

.Z6 is Z-machine Z-code Version 6 File

Z-code file used by the Z-machine game engine , which was used for running text adventure games in the late 1970s and 80s; contains source code for the game; includes graphics referenced in the game unlike previous Z-code file versions; commonly run by a Z-machine interpreter, several programs are listed below.

Z-code files use a programming language called the Zork Implementation Language (Zork was Infocom's first game). The file extensions use a numerical value for the different Z-machine versions that are used to run them. Examples include the .Z1, .Z2, .Z3, .Z4, .Z5, .Z7, and .Z8 extensions.

NOTE: Along with Z4 and Z7 files, Z6 file extensions are rarely used.

List of all softwares that can open the Z-machine Z-code Version 6 File
Windows Frotz

How to fix problems with .Z6 files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .Z6 files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .Z6 file format
  2. You need to check the .Z6 file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)