.SAV File Extension

Developer:
IBM
File Type:
SPSS Data 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 SPSS Data file type, developed by IBM, which is associated with the "data files" category.

Typically associated with Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS), the data file comes in a proprietary binary format. It usually stores a dataset along with the dictionary describing it.

SAV files enable users to save datasets that are either entered manually, or derived from Microsoft Excel spreadsheets or databases. Such files also allow running statistical analysis tests, including analysis of variance, regression analysis, etc.

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

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Developer:
IBM
File Type:
SPSS Data File
Category:
Data 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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