A save file extension is related to Doom 3 and other video games based on ID Tech 4 video gaming engine. A save file stores gamer's progress in the game.

There are 2 other file types using
the SAVE file extension!

save file icon.save - Nano temporary saved file

save file icon.save - ANNO 2205 saved game

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Software that works with save file extension

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SAVE file extension - Doom 3 saved game file

What is save file? How to open save files?

File type specification:

Game file type icon Game file type

The save file extension is associated with the computer games that use id Tech 4 game graphics engine, like Doom 3, Pray, Wolfenstein etc.

The save file contains saved game position used to restore game in the part that player ended his gaming.

Various other games use save or sav file extension to store saved game state.

The default software associated to save file type:

Doom 3 icon

id Software LLC logo Doom 3  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  id Software LLC

Doom 3 is sci-fi horror first person shooter computer game released in 2004. Doom 3 is a reboot of the legendary computer game DooM with new look on original DooM story. Doom 3 story is set in 2145 on Mars, where scientists opened a gateway to Hell. Mars is under attack of invasion by demons. Main hero is anonymous space marine that must stop this catastrophic invasion. Doom 3 also supports very popular multiplayer gaming.

Help how to open SAVE files:

Load this saved game positions in appropriate game.

How to convert file with extension SAVE:

As far as we know, this .save file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

File identification strings:

HEX code: 06 00 00 00 44 4F 4F 4D 20 33 10 00 00 00 13 00 00
ASCII code: ....DOOM.3........game/

List of software applications associated to the .save file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open save file, edit save file, convert save file, view save file, play save file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the save files.

  • Create save file
  • Others save file

Programs that can create save file - Doom 3 saved game file

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for create save file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with save file by default:
Doom 3 small icon Doom 3
Other suggested software:
Prey small icon Prey
Quake 4 small icon Quake 4
Wolfenstein small icon Wolfenstein

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