SCN File - opening and understanding
Did your computer fail to open a SCN file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .SCN files.
What is a SCN file?
Files that contain the .scn file extension are scenario files that are commonly used by real-time strategy computer games, such as Age of Empires, SIM City and Age of Mythology. The SCN file contains a game play map that may include terrain, starting locations and conditions for defeating various accomplishments within the game.
The .scn file extension is also used by ALCATech Software for audio file management. These SCN files position the locations of sounds within the audio files created by the program.
In some cases, the .scn file extension is also used by the Pinnacle Studio software program. These files are used by the software to specify the begin and end point of different scenes.
How to open SCN 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 SCN for different purposes.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different SCN openers which you will find listed below.
Suggest another file format using extension SCN
While we know of one file format using the .SCN 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 .SCN file.
Various viewers for this file format
These apps are known to open certain types of SCN files. Remember, different programs may use SCN files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.