File Extension Library

.DT2 File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Raster Image Files
  • Format: Binary

What are .DT2 files and how to open them?

Can't open .DT2 file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .DT2 file.

What is a .DT2 file extension?

.DT2 file extension is created by Microsoft. .DT2 has been classified as Raster Image Files. The format of .DT2 file is Binary.

.DT2 is Windows Live Messenger Emoticon Image File

Image file used by Windows Live Messenger, a program used for online chatting; contains an emoticon image in .GIF or .PNG format; used for inserting emoticons into online chat windows; may be renamed with a ".gif" or ".png" extension and opened in an image viewer.

In Windows XP, DT2 files typically are stored in the following user subdirectory:"\Application Data\Microsoft\Messenger\[LiveID]\ObjectStore\CustomEmoticons".

In Windows Vista, they typically are stored in the following user subdirectory:"\AppData\Microsoft\Messenger\[LiveID]\ObjectStore\CustomEmoticons".

DT2 files are used in combination with .ID2 files to enable the use of emoticons in Windows Live Messenger.

NOTE: Windows Live Messenger was discontinued in 2013 and has moved to Skype.

File Type 2 DTED Level 2 File
Developer by: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Category: GIS Files Format: Binary

Digital Terrain Elevation Data (DTED) Level 2 file used by GIS programs for displaying terrain elevation data; contains a uniformly-spaced grid of elevation points; used commonly in military systems that require terrain slope, elevation, and surface contour information.

DTED Level 0 .DT0 and Level 1 .DT1 files also capture terrain elevation data. Level 2 files have the highest resolution data, and Level 0 files have the lowest resolution. Level 2 data contain spacing of one arc second, or approximately 30 meters.

List of all softwares that can open the DTED Level 2 File
Safe Software FME Desktop
ESRI ArcGIS for Desktop
Pitney Bowes MapInfo
Blue Marble Geographics Global Mapper
TatukGIS Viewer

How to fix problems with .DT2 files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .DT2 files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .DT2 file format
  2. You need to check the .DT2 file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)