File Extension Library

.SC2 File Extension

  • Developer by: Maxis
  • Category: Game Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .SC2 file?

.SC2 file extension is created by Maxis. .SC2 has been classified as Game Files. The format of .SC2 file is Binary.

.SC2 is SimCity 2000 City File

Game file used by SimCity 2000, a city building simulation game; also used by Streets of SimCity and SimCopter, which enhance the 2D gameplay into 3D; contains specifications for a city's terrain, buildings, roads, water, and other map features; used for map start conditions.

SC2 files are saved in the Interchange File Format (.IFF files), a format that has been used by many Electronic Arts games.

NOTE: SimCity 2000 was originally released for early Mac platforms and MS-DOS. To play the game in recent versions of Windows, Mac, or Linux, you can use an DOS emulation software such as DOSBox or Oracle's VirtualBox (with DOS installed).

List of all softwares that can open the SimCity 2000 City File
Maxis SimCity 2000
File Type 2 Sample Cell II Instrument Definition
Category: Audio Files

Contains a single instrument definition and references to external audio files used by the instrument; created on Macintosh and Windows platforms, but incompatible with each other.

Does not contain actual audio data.

List of all softwares that can open the Sample Cell II Instrument Definition
FMJ-Software Awave Studio
File Type 3 World of Tanks Blitz Model File
Developer by: Category: Game Files

An SC2 file is a model file used by World of Tanks Blitz, a free massively multiplayer online tank battle game. It contains a model of a tank used in gameplay, which includes the gun, turret, engine, and suspension.

SC2 files are typically only seen by users looking to modify the gameplay of World of Tanks Blitz. However, the SC2 files are saved in a proprietary format and there is no known program that can open SC2 files besides World of Tanks Blitz.

SC2 files can be found in the following location:


List of all softwares that can open the World of Tanks Blitz Model File
Windows World of Tanks Blitz
Mac World of Tanks Blitz

How to Open .SC2 file on different platforms

Open .SC2 File on Windows

  • Right-click a .SC2
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .SC2 file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .SC2 files" Press "Ok"

Open .SC2 File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .SC2 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 .SC2 File on Linux

Right click on the .SC2 file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .SC2 File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .SC2 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 .SC2 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 .SC2 files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .SC2 files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .SC2 files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .SC2 file format
  2. You need to check the .SC2 file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)