How do I Open a Capx.Autosave File?

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Post » Mon Apr 27, 2015 4:48 pm

This really should be a tutorial @PhoenixNightly
:-) hint hint :-)
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Post » Mon Apr 27, 2015 5:21 pm

This is already covered in the manual https://www.scirra.com/manual/61/preferences, specifically:

Enable autosave
If enabled, Construct 2 will automatically save the project to a .capx.autosave file in the same folder on a regular interval (as determined by Autosave frequency). In the event of a crash, power failure, or even just accidentally closing and not saving, the project can be recovered from the last autosave by renaming the file with the .capx.autosave extension to just .capx and opening it again.
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Post » Mon Apr 27, 2015 5:29 pm

simplest way..
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http://free-sk.t-com.hr/T800/software/changeExt.htm

capx to rar or zip ....autosave to capx....
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Post » Mon Nov 30, 2015 8:35 am

OMG MY HEART > > > Thanks ******* GOD ! . Excuse my invisable language. I nearly had a heart attack
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Post » Wed Feb 03, 2016 3:18 pm

Random comment - was never happier than to have these autosaves this morning.
Stupid Windows updates.
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Post » Thu Apr 27, 2017 3:02 pm

OMFG, yes!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Worked like a charm, son!
My external hard drive failed, so I could not read the latest capx file.
For some reason though, the computer was able to read the autosave file =)
From now on though, will start doing regular back ups. These files are so small that we all should do it daily.
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