Opening W3X files

Did your computer fail to open a W3X file? We explain what W3X files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your W3X files.

What is a W3X file?

Files that contain the .w3x extension are created with the Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne computer application. Warcraft III is a role-playing video game that is published by Blizzard Entertainment.

The W3X files contain the game maps and scenarios that have been created for use within the Warcraft III video game. Some of the information that is contained in the W3X files can include map information such as region details, terrain info and other map objects.

The .w3x file extension is also commonly used for the DotA Allstars game mod, which allows users to customize heroes for competitive gaming experiences.

Try a universal file viewer

In addition to the products listed above, I would suggest that you try a universal file viewer like Free File Viewer. It can open over 200 different types of files - and very likely yours too! Download Free File Viewer.

By Prof. Jones (The File Expert)

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