File Extension Library


.MODINFO File Extension

  • Developer by: Firaxis Games
  • Category: Game Files

What is an .MODINFO file?

.MODINFO file extension is created by Firaxis Games. .MODINFO has been classified as Game Files.

.MODINFO is Civilization 5 mod information

The modinfo file extension is related to the Civilization 5, a turn based strategic computer game for Microsoft Windows, OS X (macOS), Linux operating systems.

The modinfo file stores information abut game mode. It is in simple text file format.


How to open:

Use any text editor to view content of *.modinfo files.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .modinfo file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

How to Open .MODINFO file on different platforms

Open .MODINFO File on Windows

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

Open .MODINFO File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .MODINFO 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 .MODINFO File on Linux

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

Open .MODINFO File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .MODINFO 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 .MODINFO 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 .MODINFO files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .MODINFO files

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