What is a .SPA File And How To Open It – Nintendo (Visual Guide)

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Have you downloaded a file with .spa extension, but you are not sure what it is? 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 .spa file extension and how to open it.

What is a .SPA file?

The .SPA file extension stands for Nintendo DS Particle File. This file extension belongs to the developer Nintendo. The file is a game related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .spa file on 1 platform.

How to open a .SPA file?

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

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

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

1. The first step is to download the MKDS Course Modifier software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use MKDS Course Modifier software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .SPA 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: 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 MKDS Course Modifier software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .SPA file?

If you cannot open the .SPA file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .SPA file.spa – MikuMikuDance, .spa – Spotify. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .SPA file with the MKDS Course Modifier program on Windows.