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WO2 File Extension

Gothic II Game Data Format

What is WO2 file?

WO2 filename suffix is mostly used for Gothic II Game Data Format files. Files with WO2 extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. WO2 file belongs to the Game Files category just like 1455 other filename extensions listed in our database. The most popular software that supports WO2 files is Gothic 2. Gothic 2 software was developed by JoWooD Entertainment AG, and on its official website you may find more information about WO2 files or the Gothic 2 software program.

Programs which support WO2 file extension

The following listing features WO2-compatible programs. Files with WO2 suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.

Programs that support WO2 file

Windows Windows

Updated: 01/24/2021

How to open file with WO2 extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening WO2 files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with WO2 files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Install Gothic 2 software

Install software to open WO2 file Problems with opening and working with WO2 files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with WO2 files being present on your machine. The solution is straightforward, just download and install Gothic 2. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. The safest method of downloading Gothic 2 installed is by going to developer’s website (JoWooD Entertainment AG) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Update Gothic 2 to the latest version

Update software that support file extension WO2You still cannot access WO2 files although Gothic 2 is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. If you have an older version of Gothic 2 installed, it may not support WO2 format. The latest version of Gothic 2 should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate Gothic II Game Data Format files with Gothic 2

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate WO2 files with latest version of Gothic 2 you have installed on your device. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.

Associate software with WO2 file on Windows

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Clicking the WO2 with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where Gothic 2 is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open WO2 files and clicking OK.
Associate software with WO2 file on Mac

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected WO2 file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with WO2 extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Check the WO2 for errors

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the WO2 file in question. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

Check WO2 file for viruses
1. Verify that the WO2 in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the WO2 file hinders attempts to open it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. If the WO2 file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Ensure the file with WO2 extension is complete and error-free

If you obtained the problematic WO2 file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. When downloading the file with WO2 extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Gothic II Game Data Format file again.

4. Check whether your system can handle Gothic 2

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with WO2 extension. In this case close the other applications.

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Gothic II Game Data Format files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It may be the case that the WO2 files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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