What is a .MAX File And How To Open It – Datel (Simple Steps)

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Have you came across a file with the .max extension and you don’t know what it is? It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. Thanks to this easy guide you will be able to find out what .max file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .MAX file?

The .MAX file extension comes from Action Replay Max Save File. It was developed by Datel. The file has the binary format, and it is a game related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .max file on 1 platform.

How to open a .MAX file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .MAX file on various operating systems.

How to open a .MAX file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .max file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the PS2 Save Converter software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use PS2 Save Converter software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .MAX file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the PS2 Save Converter software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .MAX file?

If you are still unable to open the .MAX file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .MAX file.max – Autodesk, .max – Nuance Communications. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .MAX file with the PS2 Save Converter program on Windows.