.W3X File Extension

Warcraft III Expansion Map File

W3X files are used for DotA Allstars mod. This mod customizes heroes for competition. Standard Warcraft III maps use .W3M. To open W3X files get Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne. Without it, get "How t...

General Information

Title W3X File Extension
Extension .w3x
Full Form Warcraft III Expansion Map File
File Type Game Map File
Developer Blizzard Entertainment
MIME Type application/octet-stream

File Function

Primary Function Store map data
Additional Functions Contain game objects, Trigger events
Features Customizable, Expandable

File Characteristics

Quality Game-specific
Supports Layers Yes
Supports Transparency No
Editable Yes

Use Cases

Game Modding Yes
Custom Maps Yes
Multiplayer Gaming Yes

Security and Practices

Security Risks File tampering
Best Practices Download from reputable sources, Regular updates

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release 2003
Latest Version Varies with game patch

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .w3m, .mpq, .slk

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne Paid Windows, Mac
World Editor Free with game Windows, Mac
MPQ Editor Free Windows