I am not sure if it's a bug or something but blender have saving issues, when I press Ctrl+S to save blender file,

the file saves not in blender format,

so every time I have to remove the 1 from the format in the end and add it to the title.

My Question is: Can I somehow fix this and Save without the need to press CtrlShiftS > +

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    $\begingroup$ I think that is a versioning system built into blender See Ref $\endgroup$
    – leigero
    Aug 13, 2015 at 20:01
  • $\begingroup$ read the manual page for versions (blender.org/manual/data_system/files/…) $\endgroup$
    – user1853
    Aug 13, 2015 at 22:42
  • $\begingroup$ "read the manual page for versions". That's just the kind of answer I don't expect to see on Stack Exchange. $\endgroup$
    – mins
    Nov 18, 2015 at 20:21

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.blend1, .blend2,... are the auto-backup versions of your last saved file (see in user preferences/File "save versions"). .blend is the current version.

  • $\begingroup$ Can I somehow change it, for it to add number 1 to the end of the file NAME not the format ? $\endgroup$
    – A.D.
    Aug 13, 2015 at 20:27
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    $\begingroup$ WHAT is the problem to deal with OS ? And to tell it to open files with extension .blend1 with the same program as is being done for those .blend ones, instead of trying to change writing files process? $\endgroup$
    – Mr Zak
    Aug 13, 2015 at 21:25

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