The File Extensions Database

.AGE3SAV File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Game Files

What is an .AGE3SAV file?

.AGE3SAV is Age of Empires 3 Save File

Save file used by Age of Empires 3 (AoE3), a real-time strategy game; contains saved game progress, such as experience level and unlocked units, which the player can load to resume gameplay.

AGE3SAV files should be placed in the \My Documents\My Games\Age of Empires 3\Savegame\ directory.

The Age of Empires 3: The WarChiefs expansion uses the .AGE3XSAV extension for save files. The second expansion, Age of Empires 3: The Asian Dynasties, uses the .AGE3YSAV file extension. The two expansions are now included in one collection, which is accessible through the link below.

Programs that open Age of Empires 3 Save File
Microsoft Age of Empires 3

How to solve problems with AGE3SAV files

  • Associate the AGE3SAV file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any AGE3SAV file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.AGE3SAV files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the AGE3SAV 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 .AGE3SAV is Age of Empires 3 Save File. Because only the current version supports the latest AGE3SAV file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Microsoft manufacturer website after an available .AGE3SAV is Age of Empires 3 Save File update.
  • To make sure that your AGE3SAV file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.