.COMPILED File Extension

PopCap Games
File Type:
Compiled Game Resource File

Having trouble opening .compiled extension? Don't panic! This page explains what compiled files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open compiled files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a COMPILED file?

Compiled file extension has Compiled Game Resource file type, developed by PopCap Games, which is associated with the "game files" category.

These game data files are used by the Plants vs. Zombies video game. They contain game resources that determine character movements and the body parts placement in-game. COMPILED files are often found in the hacked versions of the game (when users tried to modify movement patterns and characters). Files with this extension can be found in the Compiled folder in the main.pak file of the game. You have to extract the information from the .PAK archive to view and alter COMPILED files.

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

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PopCap Games
File Type:
Compiled Game Resource File
Game Files

How to open COMPILED file?

Double click the compiled file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .compiled extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the compiled extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the compiled file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open COMPILED files

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the compiled file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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