Files with TFIL extension are patches for games from Blizzard, that use the Battle.Net client to connect and play the game. Used for example in World of Warcraft, DIablo 3 etc.

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TFIL file extension - patching file

What is tfil file? How to open tfil files?

File type specification:

Game file type icon Game file type

tfil file icon: tfil filetype icon

The TFIL file extension is associated with the client for World of Warcraft, Diablo 3, StarCraft 2 and other computer games developed by Blizzard Entertainment. The client is used to manage game updates and connection to Internet servers. The *.tfil file information about installed game patches (updates).

The default software associated to tfil file type:

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. 

Diablo III icon

Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. logoDiablo III  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Blizzard Entertainment, Inc.

Diablo III is a dark fantasy action RPG and third installment in popular Diablo franchise developed by Blizzard Entertainment and released in 2012. The game takes place in Sanctuary, the dark fantasy world of the Diablo series, which was saved twenty years prior by a handful of unnamed heroes in Diablo II. 

World of Warcraft icon

Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. logoWorld of Warcraft  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
Blizzard Entertainment, Inc.

World of Warcraft (WoW) is  massively multiplayer online role-playing game from the Warcraft franchise. It is one of the most (if not the most) successful MMORPG titles in past decade and pretty much defined the genre.

WoW was originally released in late 2004 later three more expansions were added, namely the Burning Crusade (2007), Wrath of the Light King (2008), Cataclysm (2010) and Mist of Pandaria (2012) with another expansion Warlords of Dreanor (2014), Legion (2016).

Help how to open TFIL files:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert file with extension TFIL:

As far as we know, this .tfil file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

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

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

  • Others tfil file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with tfil file - patching file

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

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with tfil file by default:
StarCraft II small icon StarCraft II
Diablo III small icon Diablo III


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