DESC file format description

Many people share .desc files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .desc file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .desc files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.desc - Battlefield 2 Map Description File

The DESC game data files are related to Battlefield 2. The DESC file is a Battlefield 2 Map Description File.

Battlefield 2
Game Data files
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Battlefield 2 Map Description File related extensions:
Freelancer Mod Manager Archive
Colin McRae: DiRT Data
Comfy Cakes Saved Game
Minesweeper Saved Game
Homeworld Game VP Data
Doom Scene Add-on Data

Naturally, other applications may also use the .desc file extension. Even harmful programs can create .desc files. Be especially cautious with .desc files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .desc 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.

The .desc file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

dec, des, desd, dess, dsc, dssc, esc, xesc

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Nikon Disk Identification
Interscope BlackBox DES Data
PRTWIN Escape Codes
Dolphin EasyConverter Project
Oracle Database Discard Data
Softimage 3D Scene

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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