What is a .UMAP File And How To Open It – Epic Games (Easy Guide)

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Have you came across a file with the .umap extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. Thanks to this easy guide you will be able to find out what .umap file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .UMAP file?

The .UMAP file extension is Unreal Engine Map File. The developer of this file extension is Epic Games. The file is a game related file.

What to know

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

How to open a .UMAP file?

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

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

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

1. In the first step you need to download the Epic Games UnrealEd software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Epic Games UnrealEd.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .UMAP 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, 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 Epic Games UnrealEd software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .UMAP file?

If you are still unable to open the .UMAP file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .UMAP file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .umd – Ubisoft, .umf – GetMediaHolder.com, .uml – UML Data Object Model, .umlclass – UML Class Model, .umod – Epic Games. 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 .UMAP file with the Epic Games UnrealEd program on Windows.