Open Z5 file

Infocom game module for Z-machine version 5

What is z5 file? Understanding and opening z5 files

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Infocom game module for Z-machine version 5

A z3 file extension is related to the Infocom game module for Z-machine version 5.

Further details

The z5 file extension is associated with Infocom and used for files that contain Z-machine instructions (called story files, or Z-code files). Z-code files usually have names ending in .z1, .z2, .z3, .z4, .z5, .z6, .z7 or .z8 (and occasionally .dat), where the number is the version number of the Z-machine on which the file is intended to be running.

Types 1, 2, 4, 6, and 7 are extremely uncommon; most Z-machine data files are types 3, 5, or 8. Type 6 provides some graphics support.

Interpreters for Z-code files are available on a wide variety of platforms - on various old machines (such as the Apple II, TRS-80 and Sinclair), portable machines (such as Palm OS devices and the Nintendo Game Boy) and most modern platforms.

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An interpreter for Infocom games and other Z-machine games

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