What is a .SCN File And How To Open It – Godot (Easy Steps)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .scn extension, but you are not sure what it is? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. That’s why you are here! We have made this guide for you to learn more about the .scn file extension and how to open it.

What is a .SCN file?

The file extension .SCN is from Godot Engine Binary Scene File.The creator of this file extension is Godot. The format of this file is binary, and it is a development related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .scn file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .SCN file?

In this part of the article we will show you how to open the .SCN file on various operating systems.

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

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

1. In the first step you need to download the Godot Engine software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Godot Engine.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .SCN 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 Godot Engine software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .SCN file on Mac

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

1. In the first step you need to download the Godot Engine software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Godot Engine.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .SCN 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. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Godot Engine software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .SCN file on Linux

There are 4 simple steps to open the .scn file on Linux.

1. In the first step you need to download the Godot Engine software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is Godot Engine.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .SCN 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: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Godot Engine software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .SCN file?

If you cannot open the .SCN file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .SCN file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .scn – OpenTTD, .scn – Microsoft, .scn – Maxis, .scn – Pinnacle Systems, .scn – Martin Schweiger, .scn – TreePaint Software, .scn – Technology Design. 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 .SCN file with the Godot Engine program on Windows, Godot Engine program on Mac and Godot Engine software on Linux.