What is SAVE? What Opens a SAVE? File Format List from WhatIs.com

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SAVE File Format

Doom 3 and Quake 4 Savegame File

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SAVE is a savegame file format in Doom 3, Quake 4 and other games. Doom and Quake are both games of the popular and longstanding id software game development studio. A savegame file stores information about a player’s progress so that when the game is reloaded, the player can continue on from that point.


Learn more about .SAVE files:

Visit the id software webpage.

Wikipedia has more information about savegames.

Search for answers to .SAVE-related questions at ITKnowledge Exchange.com.

This was last updated in July 2010
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