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RPGSAVE File Extension

RPG Maker Saved Game Format

What is RPGSAVE file?

RPGSAVE filename suffix is mostly used for RPG Maker Saved Game Format files. Files with RPGSAVE extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. RPGSAVE file format, along with 1509 other file formats, belongs to the Game Files category. The most popular software that supports RPGSAVE files is RPG Maker. Software named RPG Maker was created by Enterbrain, Inc.. In order to find more detailed information on the software and RPGSAVE files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support RPGSAVE file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support RPGSAVE files. Files with RPGSAVE suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.

Programs that support RPGSAVE file

Windows Windows

Updated: 11/21/2021

How to open file with RPGSAVE extension?

Being unable to open files with RPGSAVE extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with RPGSAVE files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with RPGSAVE files.

Step 1. Download and install RPG Maker

Install software to open RPGSAVE file Problems with opening and working with RPGSAVE files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with RPGSAVE files being present on your machine. The solution is straightforward, just download and install RPG Maker. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support RPGSAVE files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. The safest method of downloading RPG Maker installed is by going to developer’s website (Enterbrain, Inc.) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Check the version of RPG Maker and update if needed

Update software that support file extension RPGSAVEYou still cannot access RPGSAVE files although RPG Maker is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. The reason that RPG Maker cannot handle files with RPGSAVE may be that the software is outdated. The latest version of RPG Maker should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open RPGSAVE files to RPG Maker

After installing RPG Maker (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open RPGSAVE files. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.

Associate software with RPGSAVE file on Windows

Change the default application in Windows

  • Clicking the RPGSAVE with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the RPG Maker installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open RPGSAVE files box and clicking OK button.
Associate software with RPGSAVE file on Mac

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with RPGSAVE extension, select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select RPG Maker and click Change for all...
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with RPGSAVE extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Check the RPGSAVE for errors

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the RPGSAVE file in question. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

Check RPGSAVE file for viruses
1. Check the RPGSAVE file for viruses or malware

If the RPGSAVE is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. RPGSAVE file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If you obtained the problematic RPGSAVE file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. When downloading the file with RPGSAVE extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run RPG Maker

If the systems has insufficient resources to open RPGSAVE files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with RPG Maker Saved Game Format files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It may be the case that the RPGSAVE files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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