What is a .S2ML File And How To Open It – Blizzard Entertainment (Visual Guide)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .s2ml extension, but you are not sure what it is? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .s2ml file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .S2ML file?

The file extension .S2ML is StarCraft 2 Map Localization File. The developer of this file extension is Blizzard Entertainment. The format of this settings related file is xml.

What to know

There are currently 4 software that can open the .s2ml file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .S2ML file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .S2ML file on various operating systems.

How to open a .S2ML file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

There are 4 simple steps to open the .s2ml file on Windows.

1. The first step is to download the gVim software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is Blizzard StarCraft 2, Microsoft Notepad and gVim.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .S2ML file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

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 gVim software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .S2ML file on Mac

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .s2ml file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Blizzard StarCraft 2 software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is Blizzard StarCraft 2 and Apple TextEdit.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .S2ML 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: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Blizzard StarCraft 2 software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .S2ML file?

If you cannot open the .S2ML file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .S2ML file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .s2mv – Blizzard Entertainment, .s2qh – Blizzard Entertainment, .s2ql – Blizzard Entertainment, .s2z – S2 Games, .s3g – MakerBot Industries. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .S2ML file with the gVim, Blizzard StarCraft 2, Microsoft Notepad programs on Windows and Blizzard StarCraft 2, Apple TextEdit programs on Mac.