What are GAM files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a GAM file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.
What is a GAM file?
GAM files have multiple uses, and Savegame is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.
Files that contain the .gam file extension are most commonly associated with saved game files that are used by a variety of different computer gaming applications. These files allow a user to save the progression of his or her gameplay, eliminating the need to restart the game from the beginning every time he or she stops and then restarts the game. Popular software games that use the .gam file extension include Baldur's Gate, Dark Engine, TADS and Vectrex.
How to open GAM files
Important: Different programs may use files with the GAM file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your GAM file is, you may need to try a few different programs.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested nine different GAM openers which you will find listed below.
Last updated: May 30, 2022
All known file formats using extension .GAM
While Savegame File is a popular type of GAM-file, we know of 6 different uses of the .GAM file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.
We know that one GAM format is Cyberboard Game. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
We know that one GAM format is Klik'n'Play Game. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
TADS 2 Game
We know that one GAM format is TADS 2 Game. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
The Games Factory Game
We know that one GAM format is The Games Factory Game. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
Vectrex Game ROM
The Vectrex was a game console with a built-in vector monitor to display the games. It was introduced in June 1982 by General Consumer Electronics. This type of GAM file contains an exact dump of a game cartridge for this console.
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of GAM files. Remember, different programs may use GAM files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.
|HTML TADS Player Kit||User submitted|
|HTML TADS Interpreter||User submitted|
|eXtreme Gammon||User submitted|
|Mother Of All Battles||User submitted|
|Klik & Play||User submitted|
|The Games Factory||User submitted|
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