What is a .S2QL File And How To Open It – Blizzard Entertainment (Guide)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .s2ql extension, but you have never seen this extension before? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. Thanks to this easy guide you will be able to find out what .s2ql file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .S2QL file?

The .S2QL file extension is from StarCraft 2 Unit Localization File. It was developed by Blizzard Entertainment. The file has the xml format, and it is a settings related file.

What to know

There are currently 4 software that can open the .s2ql file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .S2QL file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .S2QL file on your operating system/device.

How to open a .S2QL file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

To open the .s2ql file on Windows, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Blizzard StarCraft 2 software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use Blizzard StarCraft 2 and Microsoft Notepad software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .S2QL 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 right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Blizzard StarCraft 2 software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .S2QL file on Mac

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .s2ql file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the MacVim software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use Blizzard StarCraft 2, Apple TextEdit and MacVim software.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .S2QL 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: 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. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the MacVim software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .S2QL file?

If you are still unable to open the .S2QL file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .S2QL file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .s2z – S2 Games, .s3g – MakerBot Industries, .s3i – Scream Tracker 3 Instrument, .s3m – Future Crew, .s3s – Amanita Design. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .S2QL file with the Blizzard StarCraft 2, Microsoft Notepad programs on Windows and MacVim, Blizzard StarCraft 2, Apple TextEdit programs on Mac.