What is a .UNITY File And How To Open It – Unity Technologies (Visual Guide)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .unity extension, but you have never seen this extension before? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .unity file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .UNITY file?

The .UNITY file extension comes from Unity Scene File. It was developed by Unity Technologies. The format of this game related file is binary.

What to know

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

How to open a .UNITY file?

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

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

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

1. The first step is to download the Unity Technologies Unity software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use Unity Technologies Unity software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .UNITY 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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Unity Technologies Unity software 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 .UNITY file on Mac

The .unity file can be opened in 4 steps on Mac.

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

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .UNITY 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: 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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Unity Technologies Unity software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .UNITY file on Linux

To open the .unity file on Linux, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Unity Technologies Unity software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use Unity Technologies Unity software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .UNITY 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: 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 Unity Technologies Unity 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 .UNITY file?

If you cannot open the .UNITY file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .UNITY file.unity3d – Unity Technologies, .unitypackage – Unity Technologies, .unityproj – Unity Technologies, .unk – Unknown File, .unknown – Unknown File Type. 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 .UNITY file with the Unity Technologies Unity program on Windows, Unity Technologies Unity program on Mac and Unity Technologies Unity software on Linux.