What is a .SC4 File And How To Open It – Electronic Arts (Simple Steps)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .sc4 extension and you don’t know what it is? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. Fear not, in this article we will show you how to easily open the .sc4 file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .SC4 file?

The file extension .SC4 stands for SimCity 4 Saved File. This file extension was developed by Electronic Arts. This file belongs to the binary format and it is a game related file.

What to know

There are currently 2 software that can open the .sc4 file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .SC4 file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .SC4 file on various operating systems.

How to open a .SC4 file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .sc4 file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Electronic Arts SimCity 4 and Electronic Arts The Sims 2 software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .SC4 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: 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 Electronic Arts SimCity 4 software that 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 .SC4 file on Mac

To open the .sc4 file on Mac, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Electronic Arts SimCity 4 and Electronic Arts The Sims 2 software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .SC4 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: 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 Electronic Arts SimCity 4 software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .SC4 file?

If you cannot open the .SC4 file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .SC4 file.sc4 – Chris Sawyer Productions, .sc4 – Solutions Etcetera. 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 .SC4 file with the Electronic Arts SimCity 4, Electronic Arts The Sims 2 programs on Windows and Electronic Arts SimCity 4, Electronic Arts The Sims 2 programs on Mac.