What is a .WORLD File And How To Open It – Starbound Player File (Guide)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .world 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. In this article we will explain what .world file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .WORLD file?

The file extension .WORLD is from Starbound World File.This file extension belongs to the developer Starbound Player File. This game related file is in binary format.

What to know

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

How to open a .WORLD file?

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

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

There are 4 simple steps to open the .world file on Windows.

1. In the first step you need to download the Chucklefish Starbound software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .WORLD 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 Chucklefish Starbound software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .WORLD file on Mac

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

1. In the first step you need to download the Chucklefish Starbound software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .WORLD file

2. The second 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 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

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

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Chucklefish Starbound software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .WORLD file on Linux

The .world file can be opened in 4 steps on Linux.

1. The first step is to download the Chucklefish Starbound software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .WORLD 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 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 Chucklefish Starbound software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .WORLD file?

If you are still unable to open the .WORLD file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .WORLD file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .world – WorldPainter, .world – Re-Logic, .world – Electronic Arts, .world – Worlds.com. 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 .WORLD file with the Chucklefish Starbound program on Windows, Chucklefish Starbound program on Mac and Chucklefish Starbound software on Linux.