The File Extensions Database

.AGE3REC File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Game Files

What is an .AGE3REC file?

.AGE3REC is Age of Empires 3 Recording

Game file used by Age of Empires 3, a real-time strategy game; contains a recording of gameplay that can be viewed by the player.

AGE3REC files are located, along with .AGE3SAV files, in the \My Documents\My Games\Age of Empires 3\Savegame\ directory.

The Age of Empires 3: The WarChiefs expansion uses the .AGE3XREC extension for game recordings. The second expansion, Age of Empires 3: The Asian Dynasties, uses the .AGE3YREC file extension. The two expansions were packaged in one collection through the link below.

Programs that open Age of Empires 3 Recording
Microsoft Age of Empires 3

How to solve problems with AGE3REC files

  • Associate the AGE3REC file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any AGE3REC file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.AGE3REC files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the AGE3REC file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .AGE3REC is Age of Empires 3 Recording. Because only the current version supports the latest AGE3REC file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Microsoft manufacturer website after an available .AGE3REC is Age of Empires 3 Recording update.
  • To make sure that your AGE3REC file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.