The File Extensions Database


.ZX File Extension

  • Category: Emulator Files

What is an .ZX file?

.ZX is KGB ZX Spectrum emulator snapshot

The zx file extension is used by one of the first Spectrum emulators released for the humble Amiga 500 - KGB.

A .zx file contains emulator snapshot with saved state of emulated machine.


How to open:

Some emulators, such as KGB, can work with these files.

How to convert:

It is unlikely that you can convert these files to anything else, they are used current state of the

How to solve problems with ZX files

  • Associate the ZX file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any ZX file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.ZX files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the ZX 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 .ZX is KGB ZX Spectrum emulator snapshot. Because only the current version supports the latest ZX file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the manufacturer website after an available .ZX is KGB ZX Spectrum emulator snapshot update.
  • To make sure that your ZX file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.