CIV6SAVE file format description

Many people share .civ6save files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .civ6save file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .civ6save files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.civ6save - Civilization 6 Saved Game

The CIV6SAVE game data files are related to Civilization VI. The CIV6SAVE file is a Civilization 6 Saved Game. Sid Meier's Civilization VI is a turn-based strategy video game developed by Firaxis Games.

Civilization VI
Game Data files
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Civilization 6 Saved Game related extensions:
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Naturally, other applications may also use the .civ6save file extension. Even harmful programs can create .civ6save files. Be especially cautious with .civ6save files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .civ6save 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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