2DA File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a 2DA file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .2DA files.

What is a 2DA file?

A .2DA file is an Infinity Engine 2-Dimensional Array file. Through our analysis of 2DA files, we know that one use of the format is Infinity Engine 2-Dimensional Array . We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

How to open 2DA files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension 2DA for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 3 different 2DA openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension 2DA

While we know of one file format using the .2DA file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .2DA file.

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of 2DA files. Remember, different programs may use 2DA files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

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We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with 2DA-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with 2DA-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!