TERRAIN File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a TERRAIN file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .TERRAIN files.

What is a TERRAIN file?

A .TERRAIN file is a Terragen terrain file. Through our analysis of TERRAIN files, we know that one use of the format is Terragen terrain. 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 TERRAIN 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 TERRAIN for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 1 different TERRAIN openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension TERRAIN

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

Various viewers for this file format

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

ScanEx IMAGE ProcessorScanEx IMAGE ProcessorUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with TERRAIN-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 TERRAIN-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!