What is a .SC2LOCALE File And How To Open It – Blizzard Entertainment (Guide)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .sc2locale extension, but you have never seen this extension before? 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 .sc2locale file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .SC2LOCALE file?

The .SC2LOCALE file extension is Blizzard StarCraft 2 Localization File. The developer of this file extension is Blizzard Entertainment. This miscellaneous file is in xml format.

What to know

There are currently 6 software that can open the .sc2locale file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .SC2LOCALE file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .SC2LOCALE file on your operating system/device.

How to open a .SC2LOCALE file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

The .sc2locale file can be opened in 4 steps on Windows.

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

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .SC2LOCALE 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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Notepad++ software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .SC2LOCALE file on Mac

To open the .sc2locale file on Mac, please follow these 4 easy steps.

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

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .SC2LOCALE 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 right click on your file and choose “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. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .SC2LOCALE file?

If you are still unable to open the .SC2LOCALE file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .SC2LOCALE file.sc2ma – Blizzard Entertainment, .sc2map – Blizzard Entertainment, .sc2mod – Blizzard Entertainment, .sc2replay – Blizzard Entertainment, .sc2save – Blizzard Entertainment. 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 .SC2LOCALE file with the Notepad++, Blizzard StarCraft 2, Microsoft Notepad, Microsoft WordPad programs on Windows and MacVim, Blizzard StarCraft 2, Apple TextEdit programs on Mac.