A dt2 file extension is associated with Microsoft Live Messenger and used for graphic avatar file in PNG format. Every time you add a new avatar to your MSN, a new dt2 file is created in Local Settings folder.

There is one other file type using
the DT2 file extension!

dt2 file icon.dt2 - DTED Digital Terrain Elevation Data level 2

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Software that works with dt2 file extension

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DT2 file extension - Microsoft Live Messenger avatar

What is dt2 file? How to open dt2 files?

File type specification:

Bitmap image file type icon Bitmap image file type

dt2 file icon: dt2 filetype icon

The dt2 file extension is associated with Microsoft Live Messenger instant messaging client, part of Microsoft Essentials.

The dt2 file is typically located in the Local Settings folder, and it is basically a renamed PNG file.

These files are used with Microsoft Live Messenger avatar settings.

Live Messenger was replaced by Skype communicator.

This dt2 file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

The default software associated to dt2 file type:

Windows Live Messenger icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Windows Live Messenger  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Windows Live Messenger also known as MSN Live Messenger is instant messaging application developed by Microsoft. Live Messenger supports text chat as well as audio and video callings. Latest versions contain social networks integration, such as Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn. Windows Live Messenger is available for many desktop and mobile operating system.

It was eventually merged with Skype, but previous versions are still available for download as part of Windows Essentials.

Help how to open DT2 files:

A dt2 file is PNG bitmap image with renamed file extension on dt2. To open the dt2 file, rename dt2 file extension back on png.

The PNG bitmap image can be open in many bitmap viewers such as ACDSee or XnView.

How to convert file with extension DT2:

If you rename the dt2 file extension back on png, you can open this file in bitmap viewer.

Many bitmap viewers support conversion between graphic formats and you can convert PNG file in another graphic format, but file with any other file extension or in any other format is not usable for Microsoft Live Messenger.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .dt2 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 dt2 file, edit dt2 file, convert dt2 file, view dt2 file, play dt2 file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

  • Others dt2 file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with dt2 file - Microsoft Live Messenger avatar

Click on the software link(s) for more information. Suggested software applications use dt2 file type for internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open dt2 file actions.

Microsoft Windows:

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