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.IWI File Extension

File TypeInfinity Ward Texture File

DeveloperActivision
Popularity
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CategoryRaster Image Files
FormatBinary

Binary

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

What is an IWI file?

Graphics file used by the Infinity Ward game engine, which was used for some Call of Duty and James Bond first-person shooter games; stores textures for game models; used for overlaying graphics on NPCs, weapons, buildings, terrain, and other objects.

More Information

IWI textures can be converted to the .DDS format using IWI_X_DDS.

NOTE: The Infinity Ward engine was developed using the id Tech 3 "Doom 3 Engine" as a baseline. It adds several lighting effect enhancements.

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Programs that open IWI files
Updated 9/21/2015

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