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File Formats

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Below is a list of file formats that people have documented or posted information about, this is an ongoing list so if you have something that’s not on the list please post it below or pm me or another member of staff with the details so it can be added to the list, thanks.

 

gtamodding.com is the GTANet.com modding wikki

Excellent explanation of the various file types by Opius

 

This is a WIP list... just leaving it up like this on the 4th July, will return to it tomorrow...

 

 

File Type Details Link(s)
IDE Item Definition Entries, Used for maps IDE File Documentaion

Item Definition

Rain & Wastefree Zones

Paths Documentation

SA "anim" & "txdp" Documentation

 

IPL Item Placement Lists, Used for maps Item Placement

SA Ipl Documentation

Paths Documentation

SA LOD System Explanation

Vice City AI Paths

 

DFF 3D Model DFF Format Documentaion

KCow's DFF Format Documentation

 

 

IFP Animation file IFP file format for GTA3 / Vice

 

TXD Texture Archives TXD File Format

TXD Archive

 

COL Collision Files, Makes stuff solid COL File Format

 

IMG File Archive, Used to store majority of game files IMG File Format

 

DIR Used for VER1 IMG archives to list its contents DIR File Format

 

 

SCM Mission Script, Used to make missions Mission Scripting Overview

Mission Coding Directory

Generic SA SCM Documentation

Tutorial Links / Coding Information

 

ZON Defines the zones for the game world ZON Format Documentation

 

DAT Data files, see the list below -
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DAT Files Only Below This Line
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water.dat Used to place water in the game world SA Water.dat Documentation

 

nodes.dat Use for paths around map (peds, cars, boats...) GTA SA Paths

SA Compiled Path Nodes Documentation

 

gta3.dat

gta_vc.dat

gta.dat

 

Used to tell the game what files to load Map File Documentation & Troubleshooting

gta.dat Documentation

 

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