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.SAVE File Extension

File Type 1The Sims 4 Save File

DeveloperElectronic Arts
4.2 (10 Votes)
CategoryGame Files

What is a SAVE file?

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.

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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.

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Programs that open SAVE files
Updated 6/13/2018

File Type 2Nano Temporary Save File

3.8 (28 Votes)
CategoryText Files

.SAVE File Association 2

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 "nano.save" by default.

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

Programs that open SAVE files
GNU Nano
Updated 9/7/2009

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