What is a .SC2MOD File And How To Open It – Blizzard Entertainment

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .sc2mod extension and you don’t know what it is? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. Thanks to this easy guide you will be able to find out what .sc2mod file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .SC2MOD file?

The .SC2MOD file extension comes from Blizzard StarCraft 2 Modification File. This file extension belongs to the developer Blizzard Entertainment. The format of this game related file is binary.

What to know

There are currently 4 software that can open the .sc2mod file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .SC2MOD file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .SC2MOD file on your operating system/device.

How to open a .SC2MOD file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

There are 4 simple steps to open the .sc2mod file on Windows.

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

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .SC2MOD file

2. In the second step you need to locate 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. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .SC2MOD file on Mac

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .sc2mod file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Blizzard StarCraft 2, Blizzard StarCraft 2 Editor and MPQ Extractor software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .SC2MOD 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 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 .SC2MOD file?

If you cannot open the .SC2MOD file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .SC2MOD file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .sc2replay – Blizzard Entertainment, .sc2save – Blizzard Entertainment, .sc2scene – Blizzard Entertainment, .sc3 – Maxis, .sc4 – Electronic Arts. 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 .SC2MOD file with the Blizzard StarCraft 2, Blizzard StarCraft 2 Editor, MPQ Editor programs on Windows and Blizzard StarCraft 2, Blizzard StarCraft 2 Editor, MPQ Extractor programs on Mac.