SAVE file format description

Many people often share .save files without providing instructions on how to use them. This can make it difficult for users to determine which program is compatible for editing, converting, or printing .save files. To address this issue, we have created this page to offer assistance and guidance on handling .save files. We provide information on compatible software, editing instructions and conversion options to help users effectively interact with .save files.

Our aim is to simplify the process and promote seamless use of the .save file format.

5 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.save - Nano Temporary Save

The SAVE other files are related to Nano. The SAVE file is a Nano Temporary Save. Nano is a text editor for Unix-like computing systems or operating environments using a command line interface.

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Nano Temporary Save related extensions:

  • nanorc GNU Nano Configuration

.save - ANNO 2205 Saved Game

The SAVE game data files are related to ANNO 2205. The SAVE file is an ANNO 2205 Saved Game. ANNO 2205 is a city-building and economic simulation game, with real-time strategy elements, developed by Blue Byte.

Application:ANNO 2205
Category:Game Data files
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ANNO 2205 Saved Game related extensions:

  • rfm rFactor Modification
  • qcb Combat Flight Simulator Quick Combat Editor Data
  • dmo Cube 2 Demo Data
  • ai AI Game Data
  • mbin NMS Game Data
  • ltx Stalker Properties Data

.save - Rocket League Saved Game

The SAVE game data files are related to Rocket League. The SAVE file is a Rocket League Saved Game. Rocket League is a vehicular soccer video game developed and published by Psyonix.

Application:Rocket League
Category:Game Data files
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Rocket League Saved Game related extensions:

  • c4s Clonk Game Scenario
  • repl Ultimate Stunts Replay
  • bah Infinity Engine Game Data
  • ldo Delta Force Loadout Data
  • lin X-Plane Painted Line Data
  • st Homeworld Game ST Data

.save - Doom 3 Saved Game

The SAVE game data files are related to Doom 3. The SAVE file is a Doom 3 Saved Game. Doom 3 is a science fiction survival horror first-person shooter video game developed by id Software.

Application:Doom 3
Category:Game Data files
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Doom 3 Saved Game related extensions:

  • mp2m Max Payne 2 Mod Data
  • epb Constructor Video Data
  • vol Video Game Data
  • lff LucasFilm Format Image
  • bcf The Sims 3D Body Mesh Data
  • ress Unity 3D Model Archive

.save - The Sims 4 Saved Game

The SAVE game data files are related to The Sims 4. The SAVE file is a The Sims 4 Saved Game. The Sims 4 is the fourth major title in the life simulation video game series The Sims.

Application:The Sims 4
Category:Game Data files
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The Sims 4 Saved Game related extensions:

  • j2b Jazz Jackrabbit 2 Music
  • cbd ChessBase Hash File of Doubles Data
  • ntrk Pacific Fighters Online Track
  • ra3replay Red Alert 3 Replay
  • sgm Starpoint Gemini 2 Mod Package
  • sve Carmageddon: TDR 2000 Saved Game

Be careful.

It is important to understand that the .save file extension is not limited to a particular set of applications. Other programs besides the intended ones can also use the .save extension to create files. This includes potentially harmful programs or malware that may generate .save files for various purposes. Be especially cautious with .save files coming from untrusted or unknown sources.

Can't open a .save 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 an extension, you receive the following message:

Select an app to open this .save file

To set the .save file association in Windows 11, you can follow these steps

  1. Open the Settings app by clicking on the Start menu and selecting the gear icon.
  2. In the Settings app, click on System and then select Apps from the left-hand side menu.
  3. Scroll down and click on the Default apps option.
  4. Under the Default apps section, you will find various categories such as Email, Web browser, and Music player.
  5. Locate the category that matches the file type you want to associate, such as Photos for image files or Video player for video files.
  6. Click on the current default app listed under the category. A list of available apps will appear.
  7. Choose the app you want to set as the default for that file type. If the desired app is not listed, click on More apps to see additional options or click on Look for an app in the Microsoft Store to search for apps in the Store.
  8. After selecting the app, it will become the default choice for opening files of that type.

It's worth mentioning that you don't always need to set .save file association. Many applications can open .save files without requiring any specific file association to be set.

The .save file extension is often given incorrectly

Based on searches conducted on our site in the past year, we have compiled a list of the most common misspellings. These frequent misspellings can cause confusion and hinder search accuracy. Our goal in providing this list is to help users find the right information more easily and enhance their overall search experience on our website.

These misspellings were the most common in the past year:

ave, sae, safe, sage, sav, savf, sve, wave

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

There is a possibility that the .save filename extension is misspelled. To assist users in identifying potential errors, we provide a list of similar file extensions in our database.

Filename extensions similar to .save:

Operating systems

At, we strive to provide a seamless user experience by ensuring compatibility with a wide range of operating systems. The following is a comprehensive list of the operating systems currently supported by

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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