SAV file format description
Many people share .sav files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .sav file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .sav files.
2 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.sav - SPSS Data
The SAV data files are related to SPSS. SPSS file is a SPSS Data. SPSS is a comprehensive statistical package that combines data manipulation and statistical analysis.
- Data files
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- SPSS Data related extensions:
.sav - General Saved Data
SAV file is a General Saved Data. Various programs use this extension for saved datas.
- Data files
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- General Saved Data related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .sav file extension. Even harmful programs can create .sav files. Be especially cautious with .sav files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .sav 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.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .sav file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
asv, sv, sac, zav, wav, swv, sag, sad, sab, av, xav, sxv, sva, sqv, saf
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
- Adobe Photoshop Selective Color
- Single Assignment C Code
- MATLAB AutoSave File
- SystemVerilog File
- IRIS SAC File
- Windows Waveform Sound
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