File Extension Library

.SAVE File Extension

  • Developer by: Nano
  • Category: Text Files

What are .SAVE files and how to open them?

Can't open .SAVE file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .SAVE file.

What is a .SAVE file extension?

.SAVE file extension is created by Nano. .SAVE has been classified as Text Files.

.SAVE is Nano Temporary Save File

Temporary file saved by the Unix nano text editor; generated if the program receives a SIGHUP or SIGTERM message or runs out of memory; saved in the current directory with the current filename, followed by ".save;" if the file has not been saved yet, it is saved as "" by default.

NOTE: Nano can be run in Mac OS X via the Terminal interface.

List of all softwares that can open the Nano Temporary Save File
GNU Nano
File Type 2:

The Sims 4 Save File

Developer by: Electronic Arts Category: Game Files

A SAVE file contains a game save data created by The Sims 4, an open-ended life simulation game with virtual people called "Sims." It stores game progress, which includes character, building, and world information.

SAVE files can be found in the following directory:

Documents/Electronic Arts/The Sims 4

Common SAVE Filenames

slot_[8digits].save - The naming convention for SAVE files begins with slot_, followed by 8 digits which indicates the order the save was made, then the .save extension.

List of all softwares that can open the The Sims 4 Save File
Electronic Arts The Sims 4
Electronic Arts The Sims 4

How to fix problems with .SAVE files

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