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File Extension

SAV File Format

Saved game file (Generic)


SAV is a file extension used as a save file for a video game. SAV stands for SAVed file. A save file is typically used to track video game progress, though it is often possible to edit the contents of the file with a hex editor to cheat at the game.


Learn more about .SAV files:

See the entry for Saved Game at Wikipedia.

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This was last updated in July 2010
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