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

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Have you downloaded a file with .utx extension, but you are not sure what it is? It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. In this article we will explain what .utx file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .UTX file?

The .UTX file extension comes from Unreal Texture Package. It was developed by Epic Games. The format of this file is binary, and it is a game related file.

What to know

There are currently 3 software that can open the .utx file on 1 platform.

How to open a .UTX file?

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

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

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

1. In the first step you need to download the Unreal Tournament Package Tool software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use Epic Games UnrealEd, Dragon UnPACKer and Unreal Tournament Package Tool software.

Step 2

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

Still cannot open the .UTX file?

If you are still unable to open the .UTX file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .UTX file.utxt – Unicode Text File, .utz – UIQ Technology, .uu – Uuencoded File, .uud – UUDecoded File, .uue – Uuencoded File. 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 .UTX file with the Unreal Tournament Package Tool, Epic Games UnrealEd, Dragon UnPACKer programs on Windows.