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Z80 file format description

Many people share .z80 files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .z80 file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .z80 files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.z80 - ZX Spectrum Emulator Snapshot Z80

The Z80 data files are related to ZX-32. Z80 file is a ZX Spectrum Emulator Snapshot. This is one of the early formats for dumped ZX Spectrum programs. The ZX Spectrum is a home computer (8bit) released in the United Kingdom in 1982 by Sinclair Research Ltd.

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ZX Spectrum Emulator Snapshot Z80 related extensions:
ZX Spectrum Emulator SLT Snapshot
ZX Spectrum Emulator Snapshot
ZX Spectrum Emulator Snapshot Extended
ZX Spectrum Emulator Tape Data TAP
ZX Spectrum Emulator Tape Data TZX
ZX Spectrum Emulator ZXS Snapshot

Naturally, other applications may also use the .z80 file extension. Even harmful programs can create .z80 files. Be especially cautious with .z80 files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .z80 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 .z80 file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

80, z08, x80, zo0, z0

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Z-machine Z-code File

Operating systems

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

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