Save Microsoft Project files as

Specifies the default file format that should be applied when any Project file is saved.

If you enable this setting, project files will be saved with the format you specified.

If you disable or do not configure this setting, the user's default setting is used.

Supported on: At least Windows 7
Save Microsoft Project files as


  1. Project (*.mpp)
    Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
    Registry Pathsoftware\policies\microsoft\office\16.0\ms project\options\save
    Value Namedefaultsaveformat
    Value TypeREG_SZ
    ValueMSProject.MPP.12
  2. Template (*.mpt)
    Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
    Registry Pathsoftware\policies\microsoft\office\16.0\ms project\options\save
    Value Namedefaultsaveformat
    Value TypeREG_SZ
    ValueMSProject.MPT.12
  3. Project 2000-2003 (*.mpp)
    Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
    Registry Pathsoftware\policies\microsoft\office\16.0\ms project\options\save
    Value Namedefaultsaveformat
    Value TypeREG_SZ
    ValueMSProject.MPP.9


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