What is a .MCPACK File And How To Open It (Guide)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .mcpack extension, but you are not sure what it is? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. That’s why you are here! We have made this guide for you to learn more about the .mcpack file extension and how to open it.

What is a .MCPACK file?

The .MCPACK file extension is Minecraft Resource Pack File. The format of this file is zip, and it is a game related file.

What to know

There are currently 2 software that can open the .mcpack file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .MCPACK file?

In this part of the article we will show you how to open the .MCPACK file on various operating systems.

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

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .mcpack file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Mojang Minecraft for Windows 10 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 for Windows 10.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .MCPACK 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: Choose “Open with”

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

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Mojang Minecraft for Windows 10 software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .MCPACK file on Android

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .mcpack file on Android in simple steps.

Step 1

Image 1: Locating your .MCPACK file in the download folder

First of all you need to locate the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 2

Image2: Unable to open the file

If you try clicking the file, it will show you the error above.

Step 3

Image3: Open your Google Play Store

You need to locate the Google Play Store and open it.

Step 4

Image4: Search for the software and download it

In order to open the file, you will have to search for the Mojang Minecraft software and install it. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Android.

How to open a .MCPACK file on iOS

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .mcpack file on iOS in simple steps.

Step 1

Image 1: Finding your files in the download folder

The first step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 2

Image2: Can’t open the file

In order to open the file, you will have to search for the Mojang Minecraft in the iOS App Store software and install it. That’s all, now you have open your file on iOS.

Still cannot open the .MCPACK file?

If you are still unable to open the .MCPACK file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .MCPACK file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .mcpr – CrushedPixel and Johni0702, .mcr – Mojang Specifications, .mcr – Autodesk, .mcr – Tecplot, .mcr – The ePSXe Team. 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 .MCPACK file with the Mojang Minecraft for Windows 10 program on Windows, Mojang Minecraft software on Android and Mojang Minecraft software on iOS.