File Extension Library

.P2C File Extension

  • Developer by: Valve Corporation
  • Category: Game Files
  • Format: Text

What is an .P2C file?

.P2C file extension is created by Valve Corporation. .P2C has been classified as Game Files. The format of .P2C file is Text.

.P2C is Portal 2 Community Puzzle File

A P2C file contains a community, or co-operative, puzzle used by Portal 2, a first-person puzzle solving game. It stores the definition of puzzle in a voxel X Y Z (X is right, Y is forward, Z is up) format where each voxel represents a 1 x 1 x 1 panel area in the puzzle. P2C files also contain metadata about the puzzle, which includes the title, description, creation time, and version.

P2C files are saved in plain text and can be opened and edited by a text editor. They can also be opened by the level editor included with Portal 2 and exported to the .VMF Valve Map file format.

P2C files are located in the following directory:

C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\portal 2\puzzles\

List of all softwares that can open the Portal 2 Community Puzzle File
Valve Portal 2

How to Open .P2C file on different platforms

Open .P2C File on Windows

  • Right-click a .P2C
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .P2C file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .P2C files" Press "Ok"

Open .P2C File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .P2C 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 .P2C File on Linux

Right click on the .P2C file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .P2C File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .P2C 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 .P2C 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 .P2C files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .P2C files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .P2C files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .P2C file format
  2. You need to check the .P2C file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)