MAP File

What are MAP files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a MAP 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 MAP file?

MAP files have multiple uses, and Quake Game Engine Map is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.

Quake Game Engine Map File

The .map file extension is used by computer games that have been created with one of the Quake game engines. These files contain uncompiled game maps. These maps are saved in a text-based format, allowing them to be compiled into a .bsp binary map.

Some of the gaming applications that use the .map file extension include the first three editions of Quake, Duke Nukem, and the Half-Life computer games.

How to open MAP files

We have identified three MAP openers that are compatible with this specific type of MAP file.

Programs that open Quake Game Engine Map files

Torque ConstructorTorque ConstructorVerified
QuArKQuArKVerified
CraftyCraftyDiscontinued

Last updated: January 29, 2023

Bochs Keymap File

We know that one MAP format is Bochs Keymap File. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

MAP opener for Windows

We have identified one MAP opener that is compatible with this specific type of MAP file.

BochsBochsVerified

Furcadia (Game) Map File

We know that one MAP format is Furcadia (Game) Map File. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

Programs that open these MAP files

We have identified one MAP opener that is compatible with this specific type of MAP file.

FurcadiaFurcadiaVerified

MapInfo MapBasic Map File

We know that one MAP format is MapInfo MapBasic Map File. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

Programs that open these MAP files

We have identified one MAP opener that is compatible with this specific type of MAP file.

MapBasicMapBasicVerified

Mapsforge Binary Map File

We know that one MAP format is Mapsforge Binary Map File. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

Programs that open these MAP files

We have identified one MAP opener that is compatible with this specific type of MAP file.

MapsForgeMapsForgeVerified

OziExplorer Map File

We know that one MAP format is OziExplorer Map File. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

Programs that open these MAP files

We have identified one MAP opener that is compatible with this specific type of MAP file.

OziExplorerOziExplorerVerified

TiEmu Key Mapping File

We know that one MAP format is TiEmu Key Mapping File. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

Programs that open these MAP files

We have identified one MAP opener that is compatible with this specific type of MAP file.

TiEmuTiEmuVerified

More file formats using the MAP extension

Through our research of MAP files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail.

  • 3by5 Index File
  • 7 Days To Die (Game) Player Map File
  • Amulets And Armor Map
  • ANIMagic Map File
  • Ardour Midi Map/bindings
  • DIV Games Studio Map File
  • Garmin Navigon Map File
  • Gen Surf Map File
  • Hex Workshop Char Map File
  • Leges Motus Map File
  • PCRaster Map File
  • Ulead Color Map

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

Native Instruments Reaktor5Native Instruments Reaktor5User submitted
GPS TrackMakerGPS TrackMakerUser submitted
CodeVisionAVR C CompilerCodeVisionAVR C CompilerUser submitted
MaxSea ApplicationMaxSea ApplicationUser submitted
SAS Deployment WizardSAS Deployment WizardUser submitted
CodeWarriorCodeWarriorUser submitted
Furcadia Dream EditorFurcadia Dream EditorUser submitted
easyMap ToolseasyMap ToolsUser submitted
TransCADTransCADUser submitted
progeCAD ProfessionalprogeCAD ProfessionalUser submitted

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