File Extension Library

.ARENA File Extension

  • Developer by: id Software
  • Category: Game Files
  • Format: Text

What is an .ARENA file?

.ARENA file extension is created by id Software. .ARENA has been classified as Game Files. The format of .ARENA file is Text.

.ARENA is Quake 3 Engine Arena File

Arena information file used by the Quake III engine, id Tech 3; contains specifications for a game arena, such as the map name, game type, briefing text, time limit, and respawn time; saved in a plain-text format.

ARENA files are typically stored in a .PK3 game archive in the /scripts directory.

List of all softwares that can open the Quake 3 Engine Arena File
id Software Quake 3
Microsoft Notepad
id Software Quake 3
Apple TextEdit
id Software Quake 3

How to Open .ARENA file on different platforms

Open .ARENA File on Windows

  • Right-click a .ARENA
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .ARENA file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .ARENA files" Press "Ok"

Open .ARENA File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .ARENA file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .ARENA File on Linux

Right click on the .ARENA file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .ARENA File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .ARENA file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .ARENA File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .ARENA files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .ARENA files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .ARENA files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .ARENA file format
  2. You need to check the .ARENA file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)