.S2MV File Extension

StarCraft 2 Map Preview File

Developer Blizzard Entertainment
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What is an S2MV file?

Small graphic used by StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty, a real-time strategy game released by Blizzard Entertainment; stores a preview image of a game map (.SC2MAP file) as a small raster graphic; used for displaying a thumbnail-size image to players before they begin playing.

More Information

In Windows Vista and Windows 7, S2MV files can be found in the subdirectories of the following directory:
[user]\​AppData\​Local\​Blizzard Entertainment\​Battle.net\​Cache\​

In Mac OS X, they can be found in the subdirectories of this directory:

NOTE: You can open S2MV files with an image viewing application by changing the ".s2mv" extension to ".tga," ".jpg," or ".png," and then opening the resulting file.

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