2DA file format description
Many people share .2da files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .2da file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .2da files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.2da - Bioware 2-Dimensional Array
The 2DA game data files are related to Neverwinter Nights. 2DA file is a Bioware 2-Dimensional Array. A 2DA file is a plain-text file that describes a 2-dimensional array of data. In BioWare's games, 2DA files serve many purposes, and are often crucial to the proper functioning of the game and tools.
Naturally, other applications may also use the .2da file extension. Even harmful programs can create .2da files. Be especially cautious with .2da files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .2da file?
When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:
Windows can't open this file:
To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.
To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .2da file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
2d, d2a, da, eda, qda, wda, zda
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
- VersaCAD 2D Drawing
- Amapi Image
- Cadwork 2D Drawing
- GP32 ZDA Compressed Archive
- Gcov Data File
- NetManage RUMBA Configuration
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