What is a .UT3 File And How To Open It – Epic Games (Simple Steps)

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While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .ut3 extension. 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 .ut3 file extension and how to open it.

What is a .UT3 file?

The .UT3 file extension is from Unreal Tournament 3 Map File. It was developed by Epic Games. The format of this game related file is binary.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .ut3 file on 1 platform.

How to open a .UT3 file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .UT3 file on your operating system/device.

How to open a .UT3 file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

The .ut3 file can be opened in 4 steps on Windows.

1. The first step is to download the Epic Games UnrealEd software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is Epic Games UnrealEd.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .UT3 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 Epic Games UnrealEd software that 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 .UT3 file?

If you cannot open the .UT3 file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .UT3 file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .ut4mod – Epic Games, .ut8 – Sick Puppies, .utc – BioWare, .utf8 – Unicode UTF8-Encoded Text Document, .utm – UTM. 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 .UT3 file with the Epic Games UnrealEd program on Windows.