SAVE File

Did your computer fail to open a SAVE file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .SAVE files.

What is a SAVE file?

Files that contain the .save file extension are most commonly used by a variety of computer applications for the software's saved computer files.

Common uses for the .save file extension include temporary saved files that are created by the Nano Unix text editor, Salt Lake city 2002 game files, game files saved for the Prey video game and game files that have been saved for the Doom 3 video game.

The Unix operating system also uses the .save file suffix for its text editing utility. If the nano text editor runs out of memory it will create a temporary file that is saved with the .save file extension.

Suggest another file format using extension SAVE

While we know of one file format using the .SAVE file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .SAVE file.

Various SAVE file openers, viewers, etc.

These apps are known to open certain types of SAVE files. Remember, different programs may use SAVE files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

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