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-==== Create a new project ​====+## Create a new project
  
-To create a new project select ​the relevant option ​on the start page.+To create a new projectselect ​"​Create A New Project" ​on the start page.
  
-A new window will open. It presents a list of options, allowing you to choose from templates/​examples or to create a blank project. ​ The examples are showing how to use a particular feature, while templates ​are more advanced games that you can try, study and modify.+A new window will open. It presents a list of options, allowing you to choose from templates/​examples or to create a blank project. ​ The examples are showing how to use a particular feature, while starters ​are more advanced games that you can try, study and modify.
  
 Selecting the blank project includes no assets, events or scenes - it's an entirely empty game. Selecting the blank project includes no assets, events or scenes - it's an entirely empty game.
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 Once you have selected the default location for your project, click on the name of a starter template or an example to open the game. Once you have selected the default location for your project, click on the name of a starter template or an example to open the game.
-==== Re-open an existing project ==== 
  
-To re-open an existing projectselect the relevant option on the start page+<​note>​By defaultnew games that you create are saved in a folder called "​GDevelop Projects",​ located in your "​Documents"​ folder.</​note>​
  
-Next,  browse your local file system to open a project. GDevelop 5 project files are normally ​saved as "​.json"​ files. Find it in the file menu that opens and select it to open the game.+## Open an existing project 
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 +To re-open an existing project, select "Open a Project"​ on the start page.  
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 +Next, browse your local file system to select the project ​file. GDevelop 5 project files are by default ​saved as "​.json"​ files.
  
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-The icon for this file depends on whether or not you have any default application installed on your computer to edit a "json" ​files.+The icon for this file depends on whether or not you have any default application installed on your computer to edit “.json” files.
  
-<​note>​By default, the locations of the saved game.json files are: 
-  * Windows: C:/​Users/​YourUserName/​GDevelop Projects, 
-  * macOS and Linux: GDevelop Projects directory in your home folder. 
-</​note>​ 
  
-Once you have the project open,  you will be presented ​with the Gdevelop editors. Just as you've seen when you created a game for the first time.+*Note:* GDevelop 4 users, ​you can [[gdevelop5:​getting_started:​open-gdevelop-4-project|learn here how to save your project to open it with GDevelop 5]].
  
-**Note:** GDevelop 4 users, you can [[gdevelop5:​getting_started:​open-gdevelop-4-project|learn here how to save your project to open it with GDevelop 5]]. +## Next step: start with tutorials
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-==== Next step: start with tutorials ​ ====+
  
 Continue reading **[[gdevelop5:​tutorials:​basic-game-making-concepts| the basic concepts to know how to use Gdevelop]]**. Continue reading **[[gdevelop5:​tutorials:​basic-game-making-concepts| the basic concepts to know how to use Gdevelop]]**.
  
 The tutorials, along with the documentation,​ are the best ways to learn. It is highly recommended that you read and follow a [[gdevelop5:​tutorials|tutorial]]! The tutorials, along with the documentation,​ are the best ways to learn. It is highly recommended that you read and follow a [[gdevelop5:​tutorials|tutorial]]!
-==== Learn more about GDevelop ​====+ 
 +## Learn more about GDevelop
  
 For further information on how to use GDevelop, visit the following pages where everything is explained in more detail: For further information on how to use GDevelop, visit the following pages where everything is explained in more detail:
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-==== Examples ==== +Be sure to also check **the examples** bundled with GDevelop! They are a good way to learn about the different capabilities of the software.
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