What is a .DAT_MCR File And How To Open It – Mojang (Visual Guide)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .dat_mcr extension and you don’t know what it is? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. Fear not, in this article we will show you how to easily open the .dat_mcr file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .DAT_MCR file?

The file extension .DAT_MCR stands for Minecraft Level.dat Backup File. The developer of this file extension is Mojang. This file belongs to the binary format and it is a game related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .dat_mcr file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .DAT_MCR file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .DAT_MCR file on various operating systems.

How to open a .DAT_MCR file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

The .dat_mcr file can be opened in 4 steps on Windows.

1. In the first step you need to download the Mojang Minecraft software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Mojang Minecraft.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .DAT_MCR file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Mojang Minecraft software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .DAT_MCR file on Mac

The .dat_mcr file can be opened in 4 steps on Mac.

1. The first step is to download the Mojang Minecraft software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Mojang Minecraft.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .DAT_MCR file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Mojang Minecraft software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .DAT_MCR file on Linux

To open the .dat_mcr file on Linux, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Mojang Minecraft software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is Mojang Minecraft.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .DAT_MCR file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Mojang Minecraft software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .DAT_MCR file?

If you cannot open the .DAT_MCR file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .DAT_MCR file.dat_new – Mojang, .dat_old – Mojang, .data – Appricon, .dav – DVR365, .dax – PSP Compressed ISO Disc Image. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .DAT_MCR file with the Mojang Minecraft program on Windows, Mojang Minecraft program on Mac and Mojang Minecraft software on Linux.