.SC2MA File Extension

There is only one file type that uses the .SC2MA extension:

StarCraft 2 Map Data File

StarCraft 2 Map Data File
  • Developer Blizzard Entertainment
  • Popularity
    4.3 (3 votes)
  • Category Game Files
  • Format Binary

Map information file used by StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty, a real-time strategy game; contains data for a map being played online; used for downloading and storing map data for Blizzard's Battle.net online gameplay.

S2MA files are stored in Blizzard's .MPQ file format. Therefore, you can rename their extension to .mpq and open them with any MPQ extractor or editor. S2MA files can contain various map data, such as settings, triggers, version information, localization text, graphics, and other information.

In Windows Vista and Windows 7, S2MA files are located within subdirectories of this directory:
[user]\AppData\Local\Blizzard Entertainment\Battle.net\Cache\

In Mac OS X, they can be found in the subdirectories of the following directory:

Software's name License Platforms
Blizzard StarCraft 2 Blizzard StarCraft 2 Commercial MacWindows
MPQ Editor MPQ Editor Free Windows
MPQ Extractor MPQ Extractor Free Mac
mpq-tools mpq-tools Free Linux
StormLib Library StormLib Library Open Source LinuxMacWindows

Updated: August 29, 2010

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