C64 File Type- The quick facts
What are C64 files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a C64 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 C64 file?
C64 files have multiple uses, and CCS64 emulator dump is one of them.
CCS64 emulator dump
These C64 files are Commodore 64 programs, a home computer that was popular from the 1980s to 1990s. You use these files to replace the old floppy disks and cassette recorders. The programs can be run on your PC using the CCS64 program, which emulates the c64 hardware in an app.
How to open C64 files
Important: Different programs may use files with the C64 file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your C64 file is, you may need to try a few different programs.
While we have not verified the app ourselves yet, our users have suggested a single C64 opener which you will find listed below.
Last updated: March 9, 2021
More file formats using the C64 extensionThrough our research of C64 files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail, and we would love to hear from you if you have information about either of them.
PC64/DOS saved session image/dump
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of C64 files. Remember, different programs may use C64 files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.