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the 256 file extension!

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256 file extension - Descent 2 colour palette file

What is 256 file? How to open 256 files?

File type specification:

Game file type icon Game file type

The 256 file suffix is associated with the Descent 2 computer game. File contains colour palette settings.

The default software associated to 256 file type:

Descent 2 icon

Interplay Entertainment Corporation logoDescent 2  Microsoft MS-DOS software

Company or developer:
Interplay Entertainment Corporation

Descent 2 3D is action first person shooter computer game. It is a successor of Descent 1 the first game with six full degrees of freedom. Descent 2 contains new episodes, enemies and weapons. It is also supports multi-player game. Another advanced feature is a support of 3Dfx Voodoo cards for better graphics performance and higher resolution.

Help how to open 256 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 256:

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Basic info how to convert game files

List of recommended software applications associated to the .256 file extension

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  • Settings 256 file

Settings file type for software that use 256 file - Descent 2 colour palette file

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