File Extension Library

.SCS File Extension

  • Developer by: Electronic Arts
  • Category: Game Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .SCS file?

.SCS file extension is created by Electronic Arts. .SCS has been classified as Game Files. The format of .SCS file is Binary.

.SCS is SimCity Societies Saved Game File

An SCS file is a saved game file created by SimCity Societies or SimCity Societies Destinations, two related games that allow players to create and simulate their own cities and societies. It contains a city created during gameplay. SCS files are used for saving cities and sharing game states with friends.

SCS files are typically saved in the following directory:

My Documents\Simcity Societies\User Data\[playername]\Save Games

NOTE: SCS files are saved with two corresponding .TGA files, <savename>MiniMapBG.tga and <savename>.tga. The TGA files are not necessary to load a saved game, but no mini map preview is available without them.

List of all softwares that can open the SimCity Societies Saved Game File
EA Simcity Societies
File Type 2 Prism3D Game Data File
Developer by: SCS Software Category: Game Files Format: Binary

Data file used by video games developed with SCS Software's Prism3D technology, including some Deer Hunter games; contains game data, such as 3D models, audio, scripts, missions, maps, and other assets; used as a container for bundling resources into a finished game.

SCS files can be unpacked into their underlying files and folders using WinRAR. They may also be re-packaged with WinRAR. Some gamers use this as a means to modify game content.

NOTE: SCS files are stored in an uncompressed format and are typically very large in size.

List of all softwares that can open the Prism3D Game Data File
SCS Prism3D
WinRAR 5
SCS Prism3D
SCS Prism3D

How to Open .SCS file on different platforms

Open .SCS File on Windows

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

Open .SCS File on Mac

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

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

Open .SCS File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .SCS files

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