Full format name of files that use ZS1 extension is ZSNES Slot 1 Saved State Format. ZSNES Slot 1 Saved State Format specification was created by ZSNES. ZS1 files are supported by software applications available for devices running Linux, Windows. ZS1 file format, along with 1275 other file formats, belongs to the Game Files category. ZSNES supports ZS1 files and is the most frequently used program to handle such files, yet 1 other tools may also be used. Software named ZSNES was created by ZSNES Development Team. In order to find more detailed information on the software and ZS1 files, check the developer’s official website.
Below you will find an index of software programs that can be used to open ZS1 files divided into 2 categories according to system platform supported. Files with ZS1 suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.
Being unable to open files with ZS1 extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with ZS1 files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.
The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports ZS1 files installed on the system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download ZSNES and install it on your device. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. If you want to download ZSNES installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit ZSNES Development Team website and download from their official repositories.
If you already have ZSNES installed on your systems and ZS1 files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. The reason that ZSNES cannot handle files with ZS1 may be that the software is outdated. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using ZSNES.
After installing ZSNES (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open ZS1 files. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.
The procedure to change the default program in Windows
The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS
You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper ZS1 file. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.
If the ZS1 is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. ZS1 file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.
If the ZS1 file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. It could happen the the download process of file with ZS1 extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.
Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.
The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support ZS1 files. Close all running programs and try opening the ZS1 file.
Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with ZSNES Slot 1 Saved State Format files. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with ZS1 files affecting older versions of given software.
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