File Extension Library

.IWD File Extension

  • Developer by: Activision
  • Category: Game Files
  • Format: Zip

What are .IWD files and how to open them?

Can't open .IWD 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 .IWD file.

What is a .IWD file extension?

.IWD file extension is created by Activision. .IWD has been classified as Game Files. The format of .IWD file is Zip.

.IWD is Call of Duty Game Data File

Contains game data used by Call of Duty 2 (CoD2) and Call of Duty 4; may store graphics, weapons, scripts, or other information; compressed using ZIP compression to save disk space.

Most IWD files are stored in the "\Program Files\Activision\Call of Duty\main\" directory. They can be unzipped using a file decompression program like WinZip and edited with a text editor.

NOTE: Do not manually open IWD files unless you know exactly what changes to make. Altering an IWD file may make it unusable by Call of Duty.

List of all softwares that can open the Call of Duty Game Data File
Activision Call of Duty 2
Activision Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
Corel WinZip 23
Activision Call of Duty 2
Activision Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare

How to fix problems with .IWD files

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