The Autosave function controls a number of options protecting you against losing work in case of a program or system crash, power outage or sudden termination of the program. If you are experiencing one of these, then the next time you launch ARCHICAD, a dialog box gives you the option of resuming the interrupted work.
You can customize autosave frequency and the AutoSave destination folder in Work Environment/ Data Safety & Integrity.
When opening ARCHICAD project files, you might experience that the file is corrupted. This article provides tips to avoid and solve similar issues: File Damage or Corruption – Troubleshooting Guide