.MCR File Extension

Developer:
Mojang Specifications
File Type:
Minecraft Region File
Popularity:

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

What is a MCR file?

Mcr file extension has Minecraft Region file type, developed by Mojang Specifications, which is associated with the "game files" category.

Typically used by Minecraft, the file saves a 32x32 region of the game world. It is usually used for storing “chunks” of the Minecraft world. The file is named “r.x.z.mcr,” with “x” and “z” pointing out the coordinates of a specific region.
The .DAT format was previously used instead of the MCR format. However, .MCA files have later replaced MCR files.

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

mcr file icon
Developer:
Mojang Specifications
File Type:
Minecraft Region File
Category:
Game Files
Format:
Binary

How to open MCR file?

Double click the mcr 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 .mcr 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 mcr 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".
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Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the mcr 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 MCR files

  • Windows Windows
    • Mojang Minecraft Mojang Minecraft
    • NBTExplorer NBTExplorer
  • MacOS MacOS
    • Mojang Minecraft Mojang Minecraft
    • NBTExplorer NBTExplorer
  • Linux Linux
    • Mojang Minecraft Mojang Minecraft
    • NBTExplorer NBTExplorer

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 mcr file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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