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.SC4DESC File Extension

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File TypeSimCity 4 Description File

DeveloperElectronic Arts
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CategoryGame Files


This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.


Game description file used by SimCity 4, a city-building and simulation game; describes game properties such as the location and type of buildings and props; also specifies how people in the city interact with the buildings.

More Information

SC4DESC files are often used for creating custom properties for a lot, which is stored in an .SC4LOT file. SC4DESC files are created using the Plug-in Manager program, which is part of Electronic Arts' Building Architect Tool suite. They may also be edited with the SC4Tool and iLives Reader.

Programs that open SC4DESC files
Electronic Arts SimCity 4
Electronic Arts Building Architect Tool
iLive Reader
Electronic Arts SimCity 4
Updated 8/12/2015

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