Various sav files can be found in many computer games as the default game save files. These .sav files are used to store game positions that can be later loaded and the user can continue with gaming.

There are 5 other file types using
the SAV file extension!

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empty icon.sav - PSS E saved document

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SAV file extension - Saved game file

What is sav file? How to open sav files?

File type specification:

Game file type icon Game file type

File extension sav is generally used for various saved game files, also simply known as saves, which contain saved progress of player in a computer game.

Saved game file can be later loaded and the user can continue with gaming.

These sav files are used in numerous computer games but can only be used in the game where they were originally created.

Updated: November 8, 2023

The default software associated to open sav file:

OpenTTD icon

OpenTTD  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
OpenTTD team

OpenTTD is an open source simulation game based upon the popular Microprose game "Transport Tycoon Deluxe", written by Chris Sawyer. It attempts to mimic the original game as closely as possible while extending it with new features.

Help how to open:

Generally, .sav files are not meant to be opened directly, but from inside their respective programs. However some cheating programs may open .sav files and alter their data.

How to convert:

There is no way how to convert .sav file from one game to another (for example from OpenTTD to Chaser).

However, you can find game .sav file editor and export/edit some data from gamesaves for some purposes, like cheating, customizing etc.

List of software applications associated to the .sav file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open sav file, edit sav file, convert sav file, view sav file, play sav file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in'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 sav files.

Software that open sav file - Saved game file

Programs supporting the exension sav on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open sav file action.


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