The save file extension is related to the Nano a text editing tool for Unix and Linux operating systems. The *.save file stores temporary saved document.

There are 3 other file types using
the SAVE file extension!

empty - Doom 3 saved game [common]

empty - ANNO 2205 saved game

empty - Rocket League saved game

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Software that works with save file extension

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SAVE file extension - Nano temporary saved file

What is save file? How to open save files?

File type specification:

Temporary file type icon Temporary file type

The save file extension is associated with the command line text editor Nano that is a part of various Unix and Unix-based operating systems.

The *.save file contains temporary saved text file. It is backup used to protect text document against system crashes. After the text is saved by user the temporary save file can be deleted.

The default software associated to save file type:

GNU Nano picture or screenshot

GNU Project logoGNU Nano  Linux/Unix software

Company or developer:
GNU Project

GNU Nano is command line text editor installed in various Unix and Unix-based operating systems.

Help how to open SAVE files:

Use Nano to open .save temporary saved text files.

How to convert file with extension SAVE:

Unless there are suggested applications listed below the extension description, that are able to convert the temporary files, there is usually no way to convert temporary files into any other file format.

List of software applications associated to the .save file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux 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's database).

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

  • Open save file
  • Create save file

Software that open save file - Nano temporary saved file

Click on the link to get more information about GNU Nano for open save file action.


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