What is a .U File And How To Open It – Epic Games

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .u extension, but you have never seen this extension before? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. That’s why you are here! We have made this guide for you to learn more about the .u file extension and how to open it.

What is a .U file?

The .U file extension comes from Unreal Tournament Class Package. This file extension was developed by Epic Games. The file has the binary format, and it is a game related file.

What to know

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

How to open a .U file?

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

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

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

1. In the first step you need to download the Unreal Tournament Package Tool software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Epic Games Unreal Tournament, Epic Games UnrealEd, Dragon UnPACKer and Unreal Tournament Package Tool.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .U 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. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Unreal Tournament Package Tool 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 .U file on Mac

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .u file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Epic Games Unreal Tournament software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

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

Still cannot open the .U file?

If you cannot open the .U file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .U file.u10 – Dr Tax Software, .u11 – Dr Tax Software, .u12 – Dr Tax Software, .u3d – 3D Industry Forum, .u3i – U3 Application Information File. 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 .U file with the Unreal Tournament Package Tool, Epic Games Unreal Tournament, Epic Games UnrealEd, Dragon UnPACKer programs on Windows and Epic Games Unreal Tournament program on Mac.