What is a .MCR File And How To Open It – Mojang Specifications (Easy Guide)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .mcr extension and you don’t know what it is? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .mcr file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .MCR file?

The file extension .MCR is Minecraft Region File. The developer of this file extension is Mojang Specifications. 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 .mcr file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .MCR file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .MCR file on various operating systems.

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

To open the .mcr file on Windows, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Mojang Minecraft software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .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: 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. 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 Windows.

How to open a .MCR file on Mac

To open the .mcr file on Mac, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Mojang Minecraft software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .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. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .MCR file on Linux

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .mcr file on Linux in 4 easy steps.

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.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .MCR file

2. In the second step 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 3

Step 3: Hover over the “Open with” button

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

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

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

Still cannot open the .MCR file?

If you are still unable to open the .MCR file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .MCR file.mcr – Autodesk, .mcr – Tecplot, .mcr – The ePSXe Team. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

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