What is a .MAP File And How To Open It – Bungie Studios (Guide)

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Have you downloaded a file with .map extension, but you are not sure what it is? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. That’s why you are here! We have made this guide for you to learn more about the .map file extension and how to open it.

What is a .MAP file?

The file extension .MAP is Halo Map File. The developer of this file extension is Bungie Studios. This game related file is in binary format.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .map file on 1 platform.

How to open a .MAP file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .MAP file on various operating systems.

How to open a .MAP file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .map file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Halo Map Tools software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is Halo Map Tools.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .MAP file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Halo Map Tools software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .MAP file?

If you cannot open the .MAP file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .MAP file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .map – id Software, .map – Bethesda Softworks, .map – Furcadia, .map – Leges Motus, .map – SWIFT Weather, .map – NAVIGON, .map – SIL International, .map – Mapjects Development, .map – Re-Logic, .map – Michael Schaffer and Florian Hufsky. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .MAP file with the Halo Map Tools program on Windows.