Opening MCMETA files

Did your computer fail to open a MCMETA file? We explain what MCMETA files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your MCMETA files.

What is a MCMETA file?

The .mcmeta file extension is used for an application configuration file format, which was developed by Markus Persson. These MCMETA files are generated by the Minecraft software, which is a cross platform video game that was also developed by Markus Persson. There are versions of this video game for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. There are also Minecraft versions for mobile platforms like Android and iOS as well as for game console platforms like Xbox.These MCMETA files are generated by the Minecraft video game when saving animation settings. This means the content of these .mcmeta files are used by the Minecraft software to apply configurations for the animations and display properties of the game.These .mcmeta files can only be used by the Minecraft software. It's recommended to leave these MCMETA files alone, in order for Minecraft to continue running properly.

Software that will open, convert or fix MCMETA files

Try a universal file viewer

In addition to the products listed above, I would suggest that you try a universal file viewer like Free File Viewer. It can open over 200 different types of files - and very likely yours too! Download Free File Viewer.

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