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.S2MV File Extension

File TypeStarCraft 2 Map Preview File

DeveloperBlizzard Entertainment
Popularity
3.3 (4 Votes)
CategoryRaster Image Files
FormatBinary

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:
[user]/Shared/Blizzard/Battle.net/Cache/

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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Updated 8/18/2010

About S2MV Files

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