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[Tool] BFBC2 Toolkit


A collection of tools for the Frostbite 1 Engine.
Supports Battlefield: Bad Company, Bad Company 2, 1943 and probably other Frostbite 1 games.


  • Game profiles for BFBC2 and its server
  • Create mods for BFBC2 Mod Loader with a few clicks
  • Edit .fbrb archives directly similar to how it works with Mod Tools v2/v3
  • Edit .dbx files with the built-in text editor
  • Preview textures, videos, heightmaps and several text formats
  • Convert several game files with BFBC2 File Converter
  • Port several game files from console to PC with BFBC2 File Porter (experimental)
  • Includes all the features of Mod Tools v2/v3 and more…

Supported File Formats:

  • .fbrb - Extract, Archive & View Content
  • .dbx - Export, Import, Preview & Editing
  • .binkmemory - Export, Import & Preview
  • .itexture - Export, Import & Preview
  • .ps3texture & .xenontexture - Export & Preview (partially)
  • .terrainheightfield - Export & Preview (16 bpp grayscale image only)
  • .swfmovie - Export/Extract (for research only)

Files that can be ported from console to PC via BFBC2 File Porter:

  • .terrainheightfield
  • .watermesh
  • .visualwater
  • .ps3texture & .xenontexture (partially)

BFBC2 Toolkit is completely open source! The source code can be found on GitHub.

Please consider supporting me by reporting bugs, giving feedback, making suggestions or endorsing this mod on Nexus Mods if you like it.

Known Issues

No known issues yet.

PathTooLongException - This is a limitation of Windows and not a bug of BFBC2 Toolkit.

If you find a bug, don’t hesitate to report it on Nexus Mods or GitHub!



It's a portable application so just extract the files somewhere safe and execute "BFBC2Toolkit.exe".

I hope that the tool is mostly self explanatory for now. Instructions can be found on GitHub soon.
Feel free to contact me if you have any questions or if you are stuck anywhere.


BFBC2 Toolkit is licensed under GNU General Public License v3.0, so the rules of this license apply.

Make sure that you have read and understood the license.
By using the program and/or its source code you accept to the license agreement

If you have any specific questions, don’t hesitate to contact me.

My mods are exclusive to Nexus Mods!

Note: Different rules apply to third party content, see …\BFBC2Toolkit\Docs\Licenses or the licenses below.


  • Frankelstner - For his Python scripts that handle .fbrb & .dbx files. Without his work in the BF Community my tools would not be possible!
  • Napisal & bad .baubau - for all the time they invested to figure out how Frostbite works. Without them I would not even know about BFBC2 modding.
  • Emil Hernvall - For his Python script that can extract .swfmovie files.
  • Danny Becket - For providing the code of his IniFile class, which my tool uses to handle ini files.
  • Icons8 for providing several icons, which my tool uses for some buttons. (license)
  • MahApps.Metro library © Copyright 2019 MahApps (license)
  • ControlzEx library © Copyright 2015-2019 Jan Karger, Bastian Schmidt (license)
  • AvalonEdit library © Copyright AvalonEdit Contributors (license)
  • DICE & Electronic Arts - For the Frostbite Engine and game series “Battlefield”.
  • Microsoft - For the development environment “Visual Studio”.


I’m not affiliated, associated, authorized, endorsed by, or in any way officially connected with Electronic Arts or DICE, or any of its subsidiaries or its affiliates. The names Electronic Arts and DICE as well as related emblems, images, marks and names such as Battlefield and Frostbite are registered trademarks of their respective owners.

Game files or any other form of copyrighted materials will NOT be shipped with this tool! Everybody must provide the game files on his own. I do NOT support piracy in any way, so if you face issues, first make sure that you own a legal copy of the game!

BFBC2 Toolkit © 2020 Nico Hellmund is licensed under GNU General Public License v3.0.

Download on Nexus Mods!

No direct download link, you will be redirected to the main page of this mod on Nexus Mods.

Note: Requires an account on Nexus Mods to download which is completely free!

BFBC2 Toolkit Update 1.0.1


  • Added splashscreen
  • Added Python version check
  • Added automatic and manual update check
  • Added an option to toggle automatic update check on startup
  • Fixed an issue where the user was unable to save text editor changes even tho the file was not part of a game profile
  • Fixed freezing when loading game profile
  • Moved several things to BFBC2Shared.dll