File Type Blizzard Mo'PaQ File IconBlizzard Mo'PaQ File
File Format Proprietary (Blizzard Entertainment)
Usage Runs when opened
Popularity ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆  Common

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.

Open With

IconMPQ Editor

IconStormLib Library

IconAddOn Studio for World of Warcraft


IconMPQ Extractor

IconStormLib Library


IconStormLib Library

Published 2007
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