How to open a file with .MPQ extension?

File Type : Blizzard Game Data File (Blizzard Entertainment)
Compatible with (Win10, Win8, Win7, Vista and WinXP)

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What is .MPQ file extension?

Game data format used by Blizzard Entertainment video games; contains level data, graphics, videos, and audio for a specific Blizzard game; can be compressed, encrypted, or segmented into multiple files. The MPQ format is used by the following Blizzard video games: Diablo Diablo II + Lord of Destruction expansion pack StarCraft + Brood War expansion pack StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty Warcraft II: Battle.net edition Warcraft III + Frozen Throne expansion pack World of Warcraft + expansion packs (Burning Crusade, Wrath of the Lich King, Cataclysm, etc.) MPQ files may be viewed and edited using the utilities below, but please note that modifying MPQ files is not supported by Blizzard Entertainment.
You can see a list of software programs here on easyfileopener.org that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.

Software that can be used to open MPQfiles:

  • MPQ Editor
  • StormLib Library
  • SCMDraft
  • Addon Studio for World of Warcraft
  • MPQ Extractor
  • StormLib Library
  • MPQKit
  • StormLib Library
  • mpq-tools