The File Extensions Database


.W3P File Extension

  • Developer by: Blizzard Entertainment, Inc.
  • Category: Game Files

What is an .W3P file?

.W3P is Warcraft 3 progress file

The w3p file extension is associated with the Warcraft 3 computer game. File contains player's game progress. It is a simple text file and can be edited by any text editor. At the end of the W3P file is the note:

[NOTE TO HACKERS -- Changing this file may be hazardous to your progress]


How to open:

Use any text editor to open w3p extension files.

How to convert:

Files with w3p extension are not convertable.

How to solve problems with W3P files

  • Associate the W3P file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any W3P file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.W3P files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the W3P file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .W3P is Warcraft 3 progress file. Because only the current version supports the latest W3P file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. manufacturer website after an available .W3P is Warcraft 3 progress file update.
  • To make sure that your W3P file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.