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List of common game file extensions

Resource archives and other computer games related data. These are typically based on the game engine.

Common game related files may change in time as the popularity and significance of some formats can change.
Whole category of game related files contains now 2666 file types. Show all game file types.

 big 

A big file extension is associated with various computer games produced, or developed by Electronic Arts. A big file is data archive used to store game data including animations, textures, videos, sounds etc.

bik file icon bik 

A bik file extension is traditionally associated with video files encoded with Bink and Smacker game video codec, which are frequently used in computer games. Some media players, like BSPlayer, are able to play .bik files.

 cab 

A cab file extension is commonly used for compressed archives found in Microsoft Windows operating system.

 dat 

The dat file extension is related to various computer games. The dat file stores game data resources.

dds file icon dds 

A dds file extension is related to DirectDraw Surface format. The surface file stores 3D texture compressed with DirectX Texture Compression.

 hi High scores file
 lng 

An lng file extension is traditionally used for localization (additional language data) files in many applications. Mostly text files that contain translated texts used in the program.

 pak 

The pak file extension is traditionally used for package files. These files are used in many programs and especially in computer games. A typical .pak file can contain various resources used in the game, such as graphics or sounds. Can be extracted with specialized tools and sometimes with common archivers.

 res 

Files with res extension can be found as various game archives from many different computer games.

 sav 

The sav file extension is associated with variety computer games. The *.sav files are used to store game positions that can be later loaded and the user can continue with gaming.

 save 

A save file extension is related to Doom 3 and other video games based on ID Tech 4 video gaming engine. A save file stores gamer's progress in the game.

SC2Replay file icon SC2Replay 

Files with sc2replay suffix are game replays from Stacraft 2 computer game. To watch the replays, copy them to their default replay folder and watch them in the game.

 scn Game scenario file
 scx 

Files with SCX extension can be found as scenario files in sveeral computer games. Unrelated format, just sharing same suffix.

uax file icon uax 

An uax file extension is used for audio files in games based on Unreal game engine, like Unreal, Unreal Tournament, Unreal II, etc.

 wotreplay 

Files with wotreplay extension can be exclusively found as saved battle recordings (replays) from World of Tanks action team-multiplayer computer game.

 wowpreplay 

Files with wowreplay extension might be found as saved battle replays from World of Warplanes computer game.

This is a list of some the most common file types from this category and may change in time as the popularity and significance of some formats can change. Whole category of game related files contains now 2666 file types. Show all game files.

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