SNX file extension - Mirage Microdrive snapshot file extended version
What is snx file? How to open snx files?
File type specification:
The SNX file extension is used by ZX Spectrum emulators for ZX Spectrum programs saved on Microdrive.
Making microdrive copies of your own programs for your own use is not illegal as far as I know, but can be extremely difficult. If you bought a microdrive to speed the loading of your favourite games - the main reason for most people buying them - then it is doubly difficult due to the memory space taken up by the microdrive.
Help, however, is at hand. The Microdriver, from Mirage Microcomputers, is a piece of hardware for the Spectrum which allows you to make a backup copy of any program to microdrive at the push of a button. As the Microdriver has to be connected to the computer to re-load any programs saved using it, it will be of little use to commercial pirates but it is a boon to the home user.
Using the Microdriver is simple. A program is loaded in the normal way, with the Microdriver attached, and at any time - even in mid zap - you can push the button on it and the computer is stopped. A menu appears with a number of options and, once you have made your choice, the program can be started at the same point at which it was stopped.
The menu options are Load and Save; Poke, which allows you to enter those infinitive lives; Run, to restart a program; or New, which clears the computer. All options are error-trapped. If you are saving to microdrive and the program exists, you are given the option of overwriting it. In this way, in an adventure program you can save your current position without having to start at the beginning every time.
List of recommended software applications associated to the .snx file extension
Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file: like open snx file, edit snx file, convert snx file, view snx file, play snx file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).
- Others snx file
Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with snx file - Mirage Microdrive snapshot file extended version
Click on the software link for more information about Spectrum Disassembler. Spectrum Disassembler uses snx file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).