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Since Steam Cloud support isn't implemented yet, we still have to move the save file around if we move computers, so where are they located?

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up vote 9 down vote accepted

There is an option in the main menu "Open saves folder".

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Will that open it in the file browser? – CyberSkull Aug 2 '13 at 10:03
Yes, that will open the folder in the file browser. (At least on windows, but I can't imagine that it would not work on the other platforms) – Otherside Aug 21 '13 at 14:09

Prison Architect Save Locations


~/.Prison Architect/saves/


~/Library/Application Support/Prison Architect/saves/


C:\Users\YOUR_NAME\AppData\Local\Introversion\Prison Architect\saves\


  • ~ denotes the home directory of your user.
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Thanks for including the Linux location! – thexacre Dec 26 '14 at 4:12

According to the Prison Architect Wiki, the save file is located at

C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Introversion\Prison Architect\saves

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