Files with wal extension are used by the id Tech 2 game engine. They include some textures for games.

There are 3 other file types using
the WAL file extension!

empty icon.wal - Black & White II wall data

empty icon.wal - Developer One CodeWallet Pro data

wal icon.wal - Winamp 3 skin format

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Software that open wal file

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WAL file extension - Quake 2 texture image format

What is wal file? How to open wal files?

File type specification:

Graphics file type icon Graphics file type

Game file type icon Game file type

wal file icon: wal filetype icon

The wal file extension is associated with computer games that use id Tech 2 video gaming engine from id Software, such as Quake 2, SiN, Kingpin etc. The .wal file stores texture for game models and walls.

The default software associated to open wal file:

Quake 2 icon

id Software LLC logoQuake 2  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
id Software LLC

Quake 2 is first person shooter computer game. Player must fight against alien surface through heavily fortified military installations, lower the city's defenses and shut down the enemy's war machine. Quake 2 is also very popular in multi-player battles.

Help how to open:

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:

As far as we know, this .wal 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 software applications associated to the .wal file extension

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

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting wal files.

wal file viewer - programs that view wal file - Quake 2 texture image format

Programs supporting the exension wal on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about XnView MP for view wal file action.


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