What are MCMETA files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a MCMETA file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.
What is a MCMETA file?
A .MCMETA file is a Minecraft Resource Pack Info file.
These MCMETA files are used by the Minecraft software, which is a cross-platform video game.
MCMETA files are JSON files that describe the contents of a Resource Pack or Data Pack, which are both used to customize the Minecraft game - also known as modding.
A resource or data pack is identified by Minecraft based on the presence of the file "pack.mcmeta" in the root directory of the package. The structure is almost the same for both kinds of mods.
Data packs can be used to override or add new advancements, dimensions, functions, loot tables, predicates, recipes, structures, tags, world generation settings, and biomes without code modification.
Resource packs can be used to customize textures, models, music, sounds, languages, texts, credits, and fonts without code modification.
How to open MCMETA files
We have identified four MCMETA openers that are compatible with this specific type of MCMETA file.
Programs that open Minecraft Resource Pack Info files
Last updated: February 24, 2023
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of MCMETA files. Remember, different programs may use MCMETA files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.
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