MD2 File Type

- The quick facts

What are MD2 files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a MD2 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 MD2 file?

A .MD2 file is a Quake 2 model file. Through our analysis of MD2 files, we know that one use of the format is Quake 2 model. 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 MD2 files

Important: Different programs may use files with the MD2 file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your MD2 file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 7 different MD2 openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: June 1, 2021

Suggest another file format using extension MD2

While we know of one file format using the .MD2 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 .MD2 file.

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of MD2 files. Remember, different programs may use MD2 files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

MET'S G.CREWMET'S G.CREWUser submitted
GOM PlayerGOM PlayerUser submitted
MD2 ModelViewerMD2 ModelViewerUser submitted
Misfit Model 3DMisfit Model 3DUser submitted
Prefab3DPrefab3DUser submitted
Cable I.D. Printer APPLICATIONCable I.D. Printer APPLICATIONUser submitted
JSummerXJSummerXUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with MD2-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 MD2-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!