What are BSZ files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a BSZ file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.
What is a BSZ file?
BSZ files have multiple uses, and bsnes Save States is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.
bsnes Save States
These BSZ files contain the save states used in the bsnes, a Super Nintendo emulator. Auto-saves of the states are made when unloading and reloading games. If you accidentally saved or loaded a state, you have the option to undo or redo your action.
How to open BSZ files
Important: Different programs may use files with the BSZ file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your BSZ file is, you may need to try a few different programs.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested two different BSZ openers which you will find listed below.
Last updated: March 9, 2021
All known file formats using extension .BSZ
While bsnes Save States is a popular type of BSZ-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .BSZ file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.
We know that one BSZ format is BSplayer Skin. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of BSZ files. Remember, different programs may use BSZ files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.
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