File Extension Library


.EU4 File Extension

  • Developer by: Paradox Interactive
  • Category: Game Files

What is an .EU4 file?

.EU4 file extension is created by Paradox Interactive. .EU4 has been classified as Game Files.

.EU4 is Europa Universalis IV saved game

The eu4 file extension is mostly known to be related to Europa Universalis IV grand strategy computer game from Paradox and used for the default saved game file format to store game progress.


How to open:

When placed in the default save game folder (user settings) you can load the position in the game and continue playing.

How to convert:

There does not seem to exist any way how you can convert .eu4 files to anything else.

How to Open .EU4 file on different platforms

Open .EU4 File on Windows

  • Right-click a .EU4
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .EU4 file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .EU4 files" Press "Ok"

Open .EU4 File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .EU4 file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .EU4 File on Linux

Right click on the .EU4 file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .EU4 File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .EU4 file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .EU4 File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .EU4 files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .EU4 files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .EU4 files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .EU4 file format
  2. You need to check the .EU4 file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)