.AUTOSAVE File Extension

Blackmagic Design
File Type:
Fusion Auto-save File

Having trouble opening .autosave extension? Don't panic! This page explains what autosave files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open autosave files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is an AUTOSAVE file?

Autosave file extension has Fusion Auto-save file type, developed by Blackmagic Design, which is associated with the "data files" category.

All auto-save files created by the Fusion application designed to make professional visual effects for TV shows and movies receive this extension. Within an .AUTOSAVE file you will find an unfinished Fusion .COMP project. Autosave feature saves changes made to the project before user saves them manually later on.  An .AUTOSAVE file is placed in the same directory where the .COMP file is located. 


To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

autosave file icon
Blackmagic Design
File Type:
Fusion Auto-save File
Data Files

How to open AUTOSAVE file?

Double click the autosave file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .autosave extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the autosave extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the autosave file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open AUTOSAVE files

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the autosave file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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