The File Extensions Database

.AGE3YREC File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Game Files

What is an .AGE3YREC file?

.AGE3YREC is Age of Empires 3: The Asian Dynasties 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.

Any recordings of your Age of Empires 3: The Asian Dynasties gameplay are located in the \My Documents\My Games\Age of Empires 3\Savegame\ directory. They will be located with the .AGE3YSAV files as well.

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 any expansion packs uses the .AGE3REC extension for gameplay recordings. The first expansion, Age of Empires 3: The WarChiefs, uses the .AGE3XREC file extension.

Programs that open Age of Empires 3: The Asian Dynasties Recording
Microsoft Age of Empires 3

How to solve problems with AGE3YREC files

  • Associate the AGE3YREC file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any AGE3YREC file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.AGE3YREC files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the AGE3YREC 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 .AGE3YREC is Age of Empires 3: The Asian Dynasties Recording. Because only the current version supports the latest AGE3YREC file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Microsoft manufacturer website after an available .AGE3YREC is Age of Empires 3: The Asian Dynasties Recording update.
  • To make sure that your AGE3YREC file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.