What is MAP? What Opens a MAP? File Format List from WhatIs.com

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MAP File Format

Quake Engine game file

map1 file format

MAP is a game map file format used by Quake Engine games. MAP files are compiled into a text-based, user friendly format that can be edited using map editors like Value Hammer Editor. MAP files can be converted into .BSP file format using this editor. MAP files are used for Quake Engine games, such as Half-Life and Quake 1-4.


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This was last updated in July 2010
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