DT2 File Type

- The quick facts

What are DT2 files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a DT2 file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is a DT2 file?

Files that contain the .dt2 file extension are created by the Microsoft Live Messenger application. The files with the .dt2 file extension contain the Microsoft Live Messenger avatar images and emoticons. The DT2 files are actually PNG files, but these files have been renamed with the .dt2 file extension for use within the IM application.

The .dt2 file extension is also given to military files that have been created by the Digital Terrain Elevation Data program. These files are created by the National Imagery and Mapping Agency and contain information about the terrain of the areas that have been mapped.

How to open DT2 files

Important: Different programs may use files with the DT2 file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your DT2 file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 4 different DT2 openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: March 31, 2012

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of DT2 files. Remember, different programs may use DT2 files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

TatukGIS ViewerTatukGIS ViewerUser submitted
ERDAS IMAGINEERDAS IMAGINEUser submitted
MIKE ZeroMIKE ZeroUser submitted
DIMTELDIMTELUser submitted

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