Opening SAV files

Did your computer fail to open a SAV file? We explain what SAV files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your SAV files.

What is a SAV file?

The .sav extension is most commonly used by gaming applications to save user configurations, game objects and characters within the gaming application for the user's next game session.

While .sav files have no general limits themselves, many gaming applications limit the number of SAV files that the program will accommodate. For example, one video game may only allow one SAV file while another may allow five. The data in each SAV file is specific to the game that it was created for.

In some cases a file with a .save extension will be created by other computer applications for backup and configuration purposes.

Try a universal file viewer

In addition to the products listed above, I would suggest that you try a universal file viewer like Free File Viewer. It can open over 200 different types of files - and very likely yours too! Download Free File Viewer.

By Prof. Jones (The File Expert)

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