The 2DA file extension is related to the BioWare Aurora engine and used for its 2-dimensional array files.

There is one other file type using
the 2DA file extension!

2da file icon.2da - BioWare Infinity game engine AD&D rule set file

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2DA file extension - BioWare Aurora engine 2-dimensional array file

What is 2da file? How to open 2da files?

File type specification:

Game file type icon Game file type

The 2DA file extension is associated with the BioWare video gaming engines known as Infinity and Aurora.

A 2da file is a plain-text file that describes a 2-dimensional array of data. In BioWare's games, 2da files serve many purposes, and are often crucial to the proper functioning of the game and tools. They describe many aspects of the rules and game engine. Although 2da files are plain text files, they are structured according to a set of rules that must be followed in order for the game and tools to read them correctly.

The default software associated to 2da file type:

Baldur's Gate icon

BioWare logo Baldur's Gate  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:

Baldur's Gate is a famous computer role-playing game created by BioWare and released in 1998.

Help how to open 2DA files:

Currently there is no specific information available, about how to open this file extension.

For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to open game files

How to convert file with extension 2DA:

Currently there is no specific information available, about how to convert this file extension.

For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to convert game files

List of recommended software applications associated to the .2da file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open 2da file, edit 2da file, convert 2da file, view 2da file, play 2da file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

  • Others 2da file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with 2da file - BioWare Aurora engine 2-dimensional array file

Click on the software link for more information about Baldur's Gate. Baldur's Gate uses 2da file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with 2da file by default:
Baldur's Gate small icon Baldur's Gate
Other suggested software:
Neverwinter Nights small icon Neverwinter Nights
Baldur's Gate II small icon Baldur's Gate II
Icewind Dale
Planescape: Torment small icon Planescape: Torment

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