.SAV File Extension

Developer:
Nintendo
File Type:
Nintendo DS Save File
Popularity:

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

What is a SAV file?

Sav file extension has Nintendo DS Save file type, developed by Nintendo, which is associated with the "game files" category.

Typically associated with Nintendo DS portable game system emulators, the file saves the game progress. It may also contain game data, including character name, in-game resources, experience points, etc.

SAV files are usually saved together with an .NDS Nintendo DS ROM file, and are essential for proper ROM performance. 

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

sav file icon
Developer:
Nintendo
File Type:
Nintendo DS Save File
Category:
Game Files
Format:
Binary

How to open SAV file?

Double click the sav 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 .sav 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 sav 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".
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Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the sav 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 SAV 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 sav file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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