AUTOSAVE file format description

Many people share .autosave files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .autosave file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .autosave files.

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.autosave - GDevelop Autosave Data

The AUTOSAVE development files are related to GDevelop. The AUTOSAVE file is a GDevelop Autosave Data. GDevelop is an open-source, cross-platform game creator designed to be used by everyone - no programming skills required.

Development files
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GDevelop Autosave Data related extensions:
GDevelop Project
GDevelop Extension

.autosave - Fusion Autosave

The AUTOSAVE data files are related to Blackmagic Design Fusion. The AUTOSAVE file is a Fusion Autosave. Blackmagic Design Fusion is a compositing software for visual effects artists, broadcast and motion graphic designers and 3D animators.

Blackmagic Design Fusion
Data files
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Fusion Autosave related extensions:
ActiveWords Archive
Railway Operation Simulator Development Data
SIR 4000 Captured DZT Image
EndNote Filter Data
Dataplore Signals Binary Data
PCAnywhere Auto Transfer Data

Naturally, other applications may also use the .autosave file extension. Even harmful programs can create .autosave files. Be especially cautious with .autosave files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .autosave file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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