.DT2 File Extension

.DT2 File Extension

File Type 1

Windows Live Messenger Emoticon Image File

Developer Microsoft
Popularity
2.5  |  4 Votes
Category Raster Image Files
Format Binary

What is a DT2 file?

Image file used by Windows Live Messenger, a program used for online chatting; contains an emoticon image in .GIF or .PNG format; used for inserting emoticons into online chat windows; may be renamed with a ".gif" or ".png" extension and opened in an image viewer.

More Information

In Windows XP, DT2 files typically are stored in the following user subdirectory: "\Application Data\Microsoft\Messenger\[LiveID]\ObjectStore\CustomEmoticons".

In Windows Vista, they typically are stored in the following user subdirectory: "\AppData\Microsoft\Messenger\[LiveID]\ ObjectStore\CustomEmoticons".

DT2 files are used in combination with .ID2 files to enable the use of emoticons in Windows Live Messenger.

NOTE: Windows Live Messenger was discontinued in 2013 and has moved to Skype.

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Programs that open DT2 files

Windows
Microsoft Windows Live Messenger
Updated June 5, 2015
File Type 2

DTED Level 2 File

Developer National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
Popularity
2.7  |  3 Votes
Category GIS Files
Format Binary

What is a DT2 file?

Digital Terrain Elevation Data (DTED) Level 2 file used by GIS programs for displaying terrain elevation data; contains a uniformly-spaced grid of elevation points; used commonly in military systems that require terrain slope, elevation, and surface contour information.

More Information

DTED Level 0 .DT0 and Level 1 .DT1 files also capture terrain elevation data. Level 2 files have the highest resolution data, and Level 0 files have the lowest resolution. Level 2 data contain spacing of one arc second, or approximately 30 meters.

Programs that open DT2 files

Linux
ESRI ArcGIS Desktop
Updated January 12, 2015

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