CIV5SAVE file format description

Many people share .civ5save files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .civ5save file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .civ5save files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.civ5save - Civilization 5 Saved Game

The CIV5SAVE game data files are related to Civilization 5. The CIV5SAVE file is a Civilization 5 Saved Game. Sid Meier's Civilization 5 is a turn-based strategy computer game and the fifth installment of the Civilization series.

Civilization 5
Game Data files
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Naturally, other applications may also use the .civ5save file extension. Even harmful programs can create .civ5save files. Be especially cautious with .civ5save files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .civ5save 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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