File Extension Library

.SGA File Extension

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

What is an .SGA file?

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

.SGA is Relic Entertainment Game Archive

Game archive file used by Relic Entertainment games such as WarHammer 40,000: Dawn of War (DoW), Company of Heroes (CoH), and WarHammer 40,000: Dawn of War II (DoW2); used for game assets and may contain various types of files, including maps, graphics, game scripts (.LUA files), audio (.FDA files), and game unit information.

Corsix's Mod Studio and Mod Studio 2 are common tools used for modifying SGA archives. Mod Studio 2 includes a program named SGA Reader 2, which can unpack SGA files for editing.

There are multiple versions of the SGA format. Therefore, an archive used by one Relic game may not be compatible with another game. An example utility that converts version 4 archives to version 5 archives is sga4to5.exe.

List of all softwares that can open the Relic Entertainment Game Archive
Mod Studio 2
Corsix's Mod Studio
Relic Entertainment Dawn of War
Relic Entertainment Dawn of War 2
Relic Entertainment Company of Heroes

How to Open .SGA file on different platforms

Open .SGA File on Windows

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

Open .SGA File on Mac

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

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

Open .SGA File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .SGA files

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