ZST file format description
Many people share .zst files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .zst file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .zst files.
3 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.zst - ZSNES Save State File
The ZST data files are related to ZSNES. The ZST file is a ZSNES Save State File. The Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES) is a popular 16bit game console developed and manufactured by Nintendo. ZSNES is a Super Nintendo emulator.
- Data files
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- ZSNES Save State File related extensions:
.zst - ZSTD Compressed Data
The ZST archive files are related to ZSTD. The ZST file is a ZSTD Compressed Data. Zstandard (ZSTD) is a fast lossless compression algorithm, targeting real-time compression scenarios at zlib-level and better compression ratios. It is based on the LZ77 family.
- Archive files
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- ZSTD Compressed Data related extensions:
.zst - Zstandard Compressed Data
The ZST archive files are related to Zstandard. The ZST file is a Zstandard Compressed Data. Zstandard is a fast compression algorithm, providing high compression ratios.
- Archive files
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- Zstandard Compressed Data related extensions:
- Zstandard Compressed TAR Archive
Naturally, other applications may also use the .zst file extension. Even harmful programs can create .zst files. Be especially cautious with .zst files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .zst 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.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .zst file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
ast, sst, st, szt, xst, zct, zet, zs, zsf, zsg, zsh, zsr, zsy, zt, zts
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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