ZXN file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.zxn - PhotoEncrypt Encrypted Photo

The ZXN graphic files are related to PhotoEncrypt. The ZXN file is a PhotoEncrypt Encrypted Photo. PhotoEncrypt was a photo database and archive utility. The PhotoEncrypt seems to be no longer supported.

Graphic files
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PhotoEncrypt Encrypted Photo related extensions:
TIFF Final Page
FaceSaver bitmap image
Atari ST GFA Artist Image
Atari Falcon PixArt Image
Autodesk AutoSketch Thumbnail
ZX Spectrum Attributes Image

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

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

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

xn, xxn, zan, zcn, zn, znx, zsn, zx, zxb, zxm

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

KGB ZX Spectrum Emulator Snapshot
BlueEyes Animation
Cygwin LD-Script Data
ACOS Plus.1 Project
Dimenzo Text Editor Document
ZX-Blockeditor Metafile

Operating systems

DataTypes.net 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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