Z64 File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a Z64 file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .Z64 files.

What is a Z64 file?

A .Z64 file is a Mr. Backup Nintendo 64 ROM dump file. Files that contain the .z64 file extension are ROM image files that are associated with the Nintendo 64 video game system. A Z64 file contains a copy of a game cartridge that was used with the Nintendo 64 system.

Z64 files allow users to play popular Nintendo 64 games on their computers without the need for the actual Nintendo 64 gaming system or the actual N64 game cartridge. In order to play a .z64 file on a computer, however, a Nintendo 64 emulator must be installed on the user's hard drive. Files with the .z64 file extension are similar to files that are saved with the .n64 file extension.

How to open Z64 files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension Z64 for different purposes. We have identified 1 Z64 opener for Windows that is compatible with this specific type of Z64 file.

Programs that open these files

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Suggest another file format using extension Z64

While we know of one file format using the .Z64 file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .Z64 file.

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of Z64 files. Remember, different programs may use Z64 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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PowerArchiverPowerArchiverUser submitted
WinDS PRO AppsWinDS PRO AppsUser submitted
AverZipAverZipUser submitted
Ashampoo ZIP ProAshampoo ZIP ProUser submitted
StarPort Drivers for PowerArchiver Virtual Drive EmulatorStarPort Drivers for PowerArchiver Virtual Drive EmulatorUser submitted
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Ashampoo ZIP FreeAshampoo ZIP FreeUser submitted
Eolsoft Flash Movie PlayerEolsoft Flash Movie PlayerUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with Z64-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with Z64-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!