The File Extensions Database

.AGE3XREC File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Game Files

What is an .AGE3XREC file?

.AGE3XREC is Age of Empires 3: The WarChiefs Recording

Game file used by The WarChiefs, which is an expansion pack for the real-time strategy game, Age of Empires 3; stores a recording of a player's gameplay that can be replayed.

AGE3XREC files are located, along with .AGE3XSAV files, in the My DocumentsMy GamesAge of Empires 3Savegame directory. To view a recording, select "Help and Tools," then click "Recorded Games," and choose the recording you'd like to watch.

The Age of Empires 3 game without an expansion pack uses the .AGE3REC extension for storing recordings. The second expansion, Age of Empires 3: The Asian Dynasties, uses the .AGE3YREC file extension. The two expansions were packaged in one collection and are accessible through the link below.

Programs that open Age of Empires 3: The WarChiefs Recording
Microsoft Age of Empires 3

How to solve problems with AGE3XREC files

  • Associate the AGE3XREC file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any AGE3XREC file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.AGE3XREC files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the AGE3XREC 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 .AGE3XREC is Age of Empires 3: The WarChiefs Recording. Because only the current version supports the latest AGE3XREC file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Microsoft manufacturer website after an available .AGE3XREC is Age of Empires 3: The WarChiefs Recording update.
  • To make sure that your AGE3XREC file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.