File Extensions

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  • DDSDirect Draw Surface - texture file >>notes: can be modified with GIMP(w/plugin), Paint.NET, Adobe Photoshop, etc.
  • _N.DDSDirect Draw Surface - texture mapping (to meshes) file >>notes: texture files without associated normal maps will render as black textures in game
  • NIFNetImmerse File - mesh file >>notes: bad meshes can result in a bug similar to that of the NVIDIA black screen issue
  • BIK - video file >>notes: this is the only type of video format that Oblivion supports, other types will cause instant crashes
  • MP3 - sound (music) file >>notes: this is the only type of audio file Oblivion supports for playing music tracks
  • ESP - plugin file >>notes: only 255 ESPs and ESMs may be active in the Data folder at one time
  • ESM - master plugin file >>notes: 1) ESMs must load before ESPs 2) only 255 ESPs and ESMs may be active in the Data folder at one time
  • ZIP - compressed archive
  • 7z - compressed archive >>notes: WinZIP does not support this format, get 7-zip, jZip or WinRAR (full)
  • RAR - compressed archive >>notes: WinZIP does not support this format, get 7-zip, jZip or WinRAR (full)
  • EXE - executable