AZX file format description

Many people share .azx files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .azx file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .azx files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.azx - ZX Audio File

The AZX file is a ZX Audio File. The ZX Audio file format intended to be used to store audio information from sound devices of Zx-Spectrum computer emulators.

Audio files
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ZX Audio File related extensions:
ADPCM 2-bit Compressed Audio
DIGIBooster Music Module
DigiTrekker Music Module
Nintendo 64 Song Library
Final Musicsystem EXtended Module

Naturally, other applications may also use the .azx file extension. Even harmful programs can create .azx files. Be especially cautious with .azx files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .azx file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .azx file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

aax, asx, ax, axx, axz, az, aza, azd, azs, azz, wzx, zax, zx, zzx

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Zaxcom Audio Data
Z-Axis 3D Office Design Document
DirectShow Filter Plugin
KGB ZX Spectrum Emulator Snapshot
AxCrypt Encrypted File
AZZ Cardfile Database

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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