What is a .Q2 File And How To Open It – Nullsoft (Visual Guide)


Have you came across a file with the .q2 extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. Thanks to this easy guide you will be able to find out what .q2 file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .Q2 file?

The .Q2 file extension stands for Winamp Equalizer Auto-Load Presets File. This file extension belongs to the developer Nullsoft. The file has the text format, and it is a audio related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .q2 file on 1 platform.

How to open a .Q2 file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .Q2 file on various operating systems.

How to open a .Q2 file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

The .q2 file can be opened in 4 steps on Windows.

1. The first step is to download the Nullsoft Winamp software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use Nullsoft Winamp software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .Q2 file

2. The second step is locating 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, after locating your file, right click on it and click “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 Nullsoft Winamp software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .Q2 file?

If you are still unable to open the .Q2 file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .Q2 file.q2d – Nervepreserve, .q2q – Flaming Pear Software, .q3c – Nervepreserve, .q3d – Act-3D, .q4q – Flaming Pear Software. 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 .Q2 file with the Nullsoft Winamp program on Windows.