SZS file format description

SZS file format

We made this page to help you understand how to work with SZS files. Here, you can find info on software that can handle these files. It includes simple programs for opening and converting them.

Learn about the SZS file and its functions here!

We also explain how to convert them into other types. It's simple and hassle-free. For opening or changing SZS files, this page offers all the tools you need.

#1 Nintendo Switch Game Archive

The SZS file is categorized under Archive. It is associated with Nintendo Switch, serving as a Nintendo Switch Game Archive. The Nintendo Switch is a video game console developed by Nintendo. Visit the website of Nintendo Switch for a detailed description of the SZS format.

Application:Nintendo Switch
Category:Archive files
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Nintendo Switch Game Archive related extensions

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  • arn CD Autorun Creator Package
  • sme Samsung Kies Messages Backup
  • arprojpkg Spark AR Studio Project Package

#2 Wii Game Data

The SZS file is categorized under Data. It is associated with Nintendo Wii, serving as a Wii Game Data. The Wii is a home video game console released by Nintendo. SZS is a file extension used in many Wii games, including Mario Kart. Visit the website of Nintendo Wii for a detailed description of the SZS format.

Application:Nintendo Wii
Category:Data files
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Wii Game Data related extensions

  • sway Microsoft Office Sway Data
  • lin Autodesk AutoCAD Linetypes
  • ima IncrediMail Animation Data
  • shphst OnScale Shape History Data

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The SZS filename extension may be misspelled. We compiled a list of similar file extensions to help you find errors.

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Windows can't open your SZS file?

When you try to open a file by double-clicking it, Windows looks at the file's name to figure out what to do. If Windows doesn't know the file type, it'll ask you to choose an app to open this SZS file.

To set the SZS file association in Windows 11, you can follow these steps

  1. Open the Settings app by clicking on the Start menu and selecting the gear icon.
  2. In the Settings app, click on System and then select Apps from the left-hand side menu.
  3. Scroll down and click on the Default apps option.
  4. In the Default apps section, you will find various categories. They include Email, Web browser, and Music player.
  5. Locate the category that matches the file type you want to associate. For example, choose Photos for image files, or Video player for video files.
  6. Click on the current default app listed under the category. A list of available apps will appear.
  7. Choose the app you want to set as the default for that file type. If the app you want is not listed, click on More apps to see more options. Or, click on Look for an app in the Microsoft Store to search for apps.
  8. After selecting the app, it will become the default choice for opening files of that type.

It's worth mentioning that you don't always need to set SZS file association. Many apps can open files. They don't need a specific file association to be set.

Handle SZS files with care

Exercise caution when handling SZS files from unknown sources. Files from certain sources can threaten your computer's security. They might contain malware, viruses, or harmful software. To minimize risks, avoid downloading or opening unfamiliar SZS files. Use trusted antivirus software to scan files from unknown sources before opening.

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