What is a .GSX File And How To Open It (Easy Guide)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .gsx extension and you don’t know what it is? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. That’s why you are here! We have made this guide for you to learn more about the .gsx file extension and how to open it.

What is a .GSX file?

The .GSX file extension comes from Sega Genesis Emulator Saved State File. This game related file is in binary format.

What to know

There are currently 2 software that can open the .gsx file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .GSX file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .GSX file on various operating systems.

How to open a .GSX file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .gsx file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Gens/GS software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Kega Fusion and Gens/GS.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .GSX file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Gens/GS software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .GSX file on Mac

To open the .gsx file on Mac, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Kega Fusion software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Kega Fusion.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .GSX file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Kega Fusion software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .GSX file on Linux

There are 4 simple steps to open the .gsx file on Linux.

1. The first step is to download the Gens/GS software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use Kega Fusion and Gens/GS software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .GSX file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Gens/GS software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .GSX file?

If you are still unable to open the .GSX file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .GSX file.gszip – GameSalad, .gta – Microsoft, .gtable – Google, .gtar – Free Software Foundation, .gtemplate – The Omni Group. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .GSX file with the Gens/GS, Kega Fusion programs on Windows, Kega Fusion program on Mac and Gens/GS, Kega Fusion software on Linux.