.ZS3 File Extension

File Type:
ZSNES Slot 3 Saved State File

Having trouble opening .zs3 extension? Don't panic! This page explains what zs3 files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open zs3 files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a ZS3 file?

Zs3 file extension has ZSNES Slot 3 Saved State file type, developed by ZSNES, which is associated with the "game files" category.

ZNES is a SNES emulator for computers. It generates save files with this extension when the user decides to save his progress. Next time it will be possible to continue playing from the last save. ZNES program provides a hundred slots for saving (from 0 to 99) and changes the extension for each new save – the first one is .ZS0, the second one will be .ZS1, then .ZS2, .ZS3, and so on. There is a difference between ZNES save files and in-game saves. Original SNES games save your progress at set checkpoints or levels, while ZNES allows you to do it whenever you want.  

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

zs3 file icon
File Type:
ZSNES Slot 3 Saved State File
Game Files

How to open ZS3 file?

Double click the zs3 file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .zs3 extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the zs3 extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

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Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the zs3 file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open ZS3 files

  • Windows Windows
  • Linux Linux

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the zs3 file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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