What are C64 files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a C64 file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your C64 files.
What is a C64 file?
C64 files have multiple uses, and CCS64 emulator dump is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.
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
All known file formats using extension .C64
While CCS64 emulator dump is a popular type of C64-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .C64 file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.
PC64/DOS Saved Session Image/dump
We know that one C64 format is PC64/DOS Saved Session Image/dump. 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 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.
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