Z-code interpreters

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This page shows stable interpreters for the Z-code format. They are listed in date order (latest release first).

Click to download the interpreter, or to play online, as appropriate.

Interpreter Link Format System Updated Multimedia support
Ozmoo Download Z-code BBC Micro/Acorn Electron, Commodore 64/128, Other 2024-07-06 color effects (all platforms), loader image (C64 and Plus/4), sound effects (MEGA65)
Parchment Download Play ADRIFT 4, Glulx, Hugo, TADS 2, TADS 3, Z-code Browser 2024-02-12 Colours, graphics (No TADS multimedia support)
Windows Frotz Download Z-code Windows 2023-12-02 Color, Graphics, Sound
Frotz for iOS Download Glulx, TADS 2, TADS 3, Z-code iOS 2023-09-24 Color, Graphics (No TADS multimedia support)
Lectrote Download ADRIFT 4, Glulx, Hugo, Ink, TADS 2, TADS 3, Z-code Windows, macOS, Linux 2023-09-19 Color, Graphics (No TADS multimedia support)
M4ZVM Download Z-code Tandy TRS-80 2023-07-16 No multimedia
ElseIFPlayer Play ADRIFT 4, Glulx, Hugo, TADS 2, TADS 3, Z-code Browser 2023-06-29 No multimedia
Parchmap Play Glulx, Hugo, TADS 2, TADS 3, Z-code Browser 2023-06-17
Spatterlight Download ADRIFT 4, AdvSys, AGT, Alan 2, Alan 3, Glulx, Hugo, Level 9, Magnetic Scrolls, ScottFree, TADS 2, TADS 3, Z-code macOS 2023-05-16 Colors, graphics, sound
Gargoyle Download ADRIFT 4, AdvSys, AGT, Alan 2, Alan 3, Glulx, Hugo, Level 9, Magnetic Scrolls, ScottFree, TADS 2, TADS 3, Z-code Windows, macOS, Linux 2023-02-20 Different for each game format
ScummVM Download ADRIFT 4, AdvSys, AGT, Alan 2, Alan 3, Glulx, Hugo, Level 9, Magnetic Scrolls, Quest, ScottFree, TADS 2, TADS 3, Z-code, Other Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android, Atari ST, Commodore Amiga, Other 2022-10-31
M3ZVM Download Z-code Tandy TRS-80 2022-08-01 No multimedia
Gelek Vanilla Download ADRIFT 4, AdvSys, AGT, Glulx, Level 9, Magnetic Scrolls, ScottFree, TADS 2, TADS 3, Z-code Linux 2022-02-21
Hunky Punk Download TADS 2, TADS 3, Z-code Android 2021-04-05
Fabularium (F-Droid) Download ADRIFT 4, ADRIFT 5, AdvSys, AGT, Alan 2, Alan 3, Glulx, Hugo, Level 9, Magnetic Scrolls, ScottFree, TADS 2, TADS 3, Z-code Android 2019-10-03 Colors, graphics


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