PZX file format description

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

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.pzx - Perfect ZX Tape Format Data

The PZX data files are related to Fuse. The PZX file is a Perfect ZX Tape Format Data. PZX (Perfect ZX Tape) is a tape image format used by ZX Spectrum emulators.

Data files
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Perfect ZX Tape Format Data related extensions:
Fuse Input Recording Data

.pzx - Pizazz Plus Swap Data

The PZX data files are related to Pizazz Plus. The PZX file is a Pizazz Plus Swap Data. Pizazz Plus is a full-featured screen capture, print and export utility. The Pizazz Plus seems to be no longer supported.

Pizazz Plus
Data files
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Pizazz Plus Swap Data related extensions:
BTS Master AZM Map Data
Google Picasa Album Info
Oracle BI Discoverer EUL Export
FlashGet Partial Download
ANSYS Fluent DPM Output Data
MSX Configurator Software Update

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

Can't open a .pzx 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 .pzx file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

lzx, pax, psx, px, pxx, pxz, pz, pza, pzc, pzd, pzs, pzz, zpx, zx

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Paradox Primary Index File
PhotoSuite Slide Show
PickAx Encrypted Image
MGI Photosuite Album
Keyman Developer Encrypted Customisation File
KGB ZX Spectrum Emulator Snapshot

Operating systems

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