What is a .SC2MA File And How To Open It – Blizzard Entertainment (Simple Steps)

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Introduction

While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .sc2ma extension. You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. That’s why you are here! We have made this guide for you to learn more about the .sc2ma file extension and how to open it.

What is a .SC2MA file?

The .SC2MA file extension stands for StarCraft 2 Map Data File. This file extension was developed by Blizzard Entertainment. The format of this file is binary, and it is a game related file.

What to know

There are currently 3 software that can open the .sc2ma file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .SC2MA file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .SC2MA file on your operating system/device.

How to open a .SC2MA file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

To open the .sc2ma file on Windows, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Blizzard StarCraft 2 and MPQ Editor software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .SC2MA 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 Blizzard StarCraft 2 software 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 .SC2MA file on Mac

There are 4 simple steps to open the .sc2ma file on Mac.

1. The first step is to download the Blizzard StarCraft 2 and MPQ Extractor software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .SC2MA 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: 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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Blizzard StarCraft 2 software 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 .SC2MA file?

If you cannot open the .SC2MA file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .SC2MA file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .sc2map – Blizzard Entertainment, .sc2mod – Blizzard Entertainment, .sc2replay – Blizzard Entertainment, .sc2save – Blizzard Entertainment, .sc2scene – 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 .SC2MA file with the Blizzard StarCraft 2, MPQ Editor programs on Windows and Blizzard StarCraft 2, MPQ Extractor programs on Mac.