File Extension Library

.SC2SAVE File Extension

  • Developer by: Blizzard Entertainment
  • Category: Game Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .SC2SAVE file?

.SC2SAVE file extension is created by Blizzard Entertainment. .SC2SAVE has been classified as Game Files. The format of .SC2SAVE file is Binary.

.SC2SAVE is Blizzard StarCraft 2 Saved Game

Saved game file created by Starcraft II: Wings of Liberty, a real-time strategy game where players battle in outer space as the Protoss, Zerg, or Terran races; contains the saved progress for a campaign mission or for a custom single player map; includes the state of units and their locations, structures, resources, and other map information.

In Windows, SC2SAVE files are saved by default in the \Users\[user]\My Documents\StarCraft II\Accounts\...\Saves\ directory.

In Mac OS X, SC2 save files are stored by default in the [user]/Library/Application Support/Blizzard/StarCraft II/Accounts/.../Saves/ directory. The location of this save directory was updated in September 2010 with patch 1.1.0.

NOTE: StarCraft II auto-saves games during campaign missions. Therefore, you may see several SC2SAVE files created as you complete missions. The auto-saved files are stored in an Unsaved directory in the Saves directory.

List of all softwares that can open the Blizzard StarCraft 2 Saved Game
Blizzard StarCraft 2
Blizzard StarCraft 2

How to Open .SC2SAVE file on different platforms

Open .SC2SAVE File on Windows

  • Right-click a .SC2SAVE
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .SC2SAVE file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .SC2SAVE files" Press "Ok"

Open .SC2SAVE File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .SC2SAVE 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 .SC2SAVE File on Linux

Right click on the .SC2SAVE file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .SC2SAVE File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .SC2SAVE 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 .SC2SAVE 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 .SC2SAVE files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .SC2SAVE files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .SC2SAVE files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .SC2SAVE file format
  2. You need to check the .SC2SAVE file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)