.PZS File Recovery

Have files been deleted due to a user’s error or software error? Have you formatted a disk by accident and need to know how to recover the files? Read our .PZS file recovery guide for Windows, MacOS, Android and IOS in 2023.

PZS File Recovery

What is a .PZS file?

Slide Show created by PhotoSuite, an image editor and organizer; contains slide images assembled by the user that appear based on the user-customized settings.

What Are Common Causes of ".PZS" Files Lost or Failure?

The common causes of ".PZS" file loss or failure include:

  1. Accidental deletion: Users may mistakenly delete ".PZS" files while organizing or cleaning up their computer's storage.
  2. File system corruption: Issues with the file system, such as disk errors or improper shutdowns, can lead to the corruption or loss of ".PZS" files.
  3. Virus or malware attack: Malicious software can infect and delete or corrupt ".PZS" files, making them inaccessible.
  4. Hardware failure: Hard drive failures, power surges, or other hardware issues can result in the loss or corruption of ".PZS" files.
  5. Software conflicts: Incompatible software or conflicts between different programs can cause ".PZS" files to become corrupted or fail to open.
  6. Operating system errors: Errors or glitches within the operating system can lead to the loss or corruption of ".PZS" files.
  7. Human error: Accidental formatting of the storage device, improper handling of files, or other mistakes made by users can result in the loss of ".PZS" files.
  8. Software bugs: Flaws or bugs in software applications that handle ".PZS" files can cause data corruption or loss.
  9. File transfer errors: Interruptions or errors during the transfer of ".PZS" files between devices or storage media can lead to file loss or corruption.
  10. Disk fragmentation: Fragmented files on the storage device can make it difficult to access or recover ".PZS" files, potentially leading to failure or loss.

How to recover lost ".PZS" files?

Sometimes while working with a computer, laptop or other stationary or mobile devices, you may encounter various bugs, freezes, hardware or software failures, even in spite of regular updates and junk cleaning. As a result, an important ".PZS" file may be deleted.

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By no means should you think that the only way to recover a ".PZS" file is always to create it once more.

Use programs for recovering ".PZS" files if a file was lost after accidental or deliberate deleting, formatting the memory card or the internal storage, cleaning the storage device, after a virus attack or a system failure.

Programs to recover ".PZS" files

Looking for a way to get files back? In cases when files were deleted and they cannot be restored by using standard operating system tools, use Hetman Partition Recovery.

The tool recovers data from any devices, regardless of the cause of data loss.

Follow the directions below:

  1. Download Hetman Partition Recovery, install and start the program.

  2. The program will automatically scan the computer and display all hard disks and removable drives connected to it, as well as physical and local disks.

    File Recovery Software
  3. Double-click on the disk from which you need to recover ".PZS" files, and select analysis type.

    Hetman Partition Recovery - Analysis Type
  4. When the scanning is over, you will be shown the files for recovery.

    Hetman Partition Recovery - Files that Can be Restored
  5. To find a file you need, use the program’s interface to open the folder it was deleted from, or go to the folder "Content-Aware Analysis" and select the required file type.

    Hetman Partition Recovery - Deep Scan
  6. Select the files you have been looking for and click "Recovery".

    File Recovery Software - Files List for Recovery
  7. Choose one of the methods for saving the files and recover them.

    Saving recovered files in Hetman Partition Recovery

How to open file with ".PZS" extension?

Looking for how to open a stereo photoSuite Slide Show File image file file?

Programs that open ".PZS" files

Roxio Creator NXT Pro 7 Roxio Creator NXT Pro 7

Additional Information

  • File type: PhotoSuite Slide Show File

  • File extension: .PZS

  • Developer: Sonic Solutions

  • Category: Raster Image Files

  • Format: N/A


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Vladimir Artiukh

Author: Vladimir Artiukh, Technical Writer

Vladimir Artiukh is a technical writer for Hetman Software, as well as the voice and face of their English-speaking YouTube channel, Hetman Software: Data Recovery for Windows. He handles tutorials, how-tos, and detailed reviews on how the company’s tools work with all kinds of data storage devices.

Oleg Afonin

Editor: Oleg Afonin, Technical Writer

Oleg Afonin is an expert in mobile forensics, data recovery and computer systems. He often attends large data security conferences, and writes several blogs for such resources as xaker.ru, Elcomsoft and Habr. In addition to his online activities, Oleg’s articles are also published in professional magazines. Also, Oleg Afonin is the co-author of a well-known book, Mobile Forensics - Advanced Investigative Strategies.


Questions and answers

  • What is the .PZS file format and what is it commonly used for?

    The .PZS file format is primarily associated with the PowerZip Self-Extractor software. PowerZip is a compression and decompression utility that allows users to create and extract compressed archives. The .PZS file format is used specifically for self-extracting archives created with PowerZip.

    A self-extracting archive is an executable file that contains compressed data along with a program to extract the contents automatically. When the .PZS file is executed, it launches the PowerZip Self-Extractor program, which decompresses the archived files and places them in a specified location.

    The .PZS format is commonly used for distributing software or files that need to be shared and extracted easily by users who may not have compression software installed on their systems. It provides a convenient way to package multiple files into a single executable, simplifying the process of distributing and extracting archived content.

  • How can I convert a file from another format to .PZS?

    To convert a file from another format to .PZS, you can follow these steps:

    1. Identify the format of the file you want to convert. Make sure you have the necessary software or tools to open and view the file in its original format.
    2. Determine if there are any compatible converters available for the specific format you have. Search online for file converters that support the file format you want to convert.
    3. Download and install the appropriate converter software on your computer. Ensure that the software is reputable and trustworthy.
    4. Open the converter software and locate the option to select the input file or browse for the file you want to convert. Choose the file you wish to convert to .PZS.
    5. Select the output format as .PZS or any other compatible format that can be later converted to .PZS if needed.
    6. Choose the desired conversion settings, if applicable. Some converters may offer additional options such as quality settings, compression, or other preferences. Adjust these settings according to your requirements.
    7. Start the conversion process by clicking on the "Convert" or "Start" button within the converter software.
    8. Wait for the conversion to complete. The time required for conversion depends on the size and complexity of the original file.
    9. Once the conversion is finished, locate the converted file in the output folder specified by the converter software. The file should now be in .PZS format or the chosen format that can be further converted to .PZS.

    Note: If you cannot find a direct converter to .PZS, you may need to convert the file to an intermediate format (e.g., .PDF, .DOC, .TXT) and then use another converter to convert it from the intermediate format to .PZS.

  • Are there any software applications or tools that specifically support the .PZS format for viewing or editing?

    There doesn't appear to be any widely known software applications or tools that specifically support the .PZS format for viewing or editing. It is possible that .PZS is a proprietary format used by a specific software or organization, which limits its compatibility with other tools. If you are trying to work with .PZS files, it may be best to consult the documentation or support resources of the software or organization that uses this format to find out more about compatible tools or methods for viewing or editing them.

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