Files with sc2replay extension 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.

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SC2REPLAY file extension - Starcraft 2 game replay

What is sc2replay file? How to open sc2replay files?

File type specification:

Game file type icon Game file type

sc2replay file icon: sc2replay filetype icon

File extension sc2replay is exclusively used in Starcraft 2 RTS computer game by Blizzard.

The sc2replay contains only data about what players did during their games (basically clicks, key strokes) and nothing else. Hence the files are just few kb so they can be easily shared.

To watch the replays, you have to copy the replay to games default replay folder and then access the replay from in-game menu.

The sc2replay file is compressed with MPQ (Mo'PaQ - Mike O'Brien Pack) archiving format also used by various Blizzard video games to archive their game resources.

Updated: November 8, 2023

The default software associated to open sc2replay file:

StarCraft II icon

Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. logoStarCraft II  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Blizzard Entertainment, Inc.

StarCraft II is a military science fiction real-time strategy video game developed and released by Blizzard Entertainment for Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X worldwide on July 27, 2010.

Featuring a unique single-player campaign that picks up where StarCraft: Brood War left off, StarCraft II will present a cast of new heroes and familiar faces in an edgy sci-fi story filled with adventure and intrigue. 

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Play Starcraft 2 replays

Help how to open:

You can access the replay when you copy it to default replay folder and play the match inside the game.

How to convert:

No direct conversion for .sc2replay files is possible. However, you can load the file in Stacraft 2 and use some screen recording tool to produce a video recording of it.

Find conversions from sc2replay file:

sc2replay to mp4

File identification strings:

HEX code: 4D 50 51 1A

List of software applications associated to the .sc2replay file extension

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and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open sc2replay file, edit sc2replay file, convert sc2replay file, view sc2replay file, play sc2replay file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

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Software that open sc2replay file - Starcraft 2 game replay

Programs supporting the exension sc2replay on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open sc2replay file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with sc2replay file by default:
StarCraft II small icon StarCraft II
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