SP2 File Type

- The quick facts

What are SP2 files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a SP2 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 SP2 file?

The .sp2 file extension is most commonly used for Windows Service Pack 2 updates. The Windows operating system uses Service Pack updates to fix bugs and provide users with necessary security patches. These patches are download from the Internet and installed on a user's computer. The Service Pack 2 update is saved with the .sp2 file extension.

The .sp2 file extension is also associated with older computer game files.

How to open SP2 files

Important: Different programs may use files with the SP2 file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your SP2 file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 2 different SP2 openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: January 25, 2013

Suggest another file format using extension SP2

While we know of one file format using the .SP2 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 .SP2 file.

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of SP2 files. Remember, different programs may use SP2 files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.