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What is an .PIRATES_SAVEGAME file?

.PIRATES_SAVEGAME file extension has been classified as Game Files.

.PIRATES_SAVEGAME is Sid Meier's Pirates! saved game

The pirates_savegame file extension is associated with the Sid Meier's Pirates! a  strategic, action, adventure video game for Microsoft Windows and various video gaming consoles.

The pirates_savegame file stores saved player's progress in the game.

.PIRATES_SAVEGAME file format is deprecated and this file format is no longer supported.

Currently, .PIRATES_SAVEGAME file type is not actively used and is obsolete. This usually happens with system files in older operating systems, files from long-discontinued software, or with previous versions of some file types (documents, projects, images, etc.) that were replaced in later versions of the original programs.

How to open:

Use Load Game option to open *.pirates_savegame files.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .pirates_savegame file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

How to Open .PIRATES_SAVEGAME file on different platforms

Open .PIRATES_SAVEGAME File on Windows

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


  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .PIRATES_SAVEGAME 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 .PIRATES_SAVEGAME File on Linux

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

Open .PIRATES_SAVEGAME File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .PIRATES_SAVEGAME 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 .PIRATES_SAVEGAME 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 .PIRATES_SAVEGAME files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .PIRATES_SAVEGAME files

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