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.PROPERTIES File Extension

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File Type 1Minecraft Properties File

DeveloperMojang Specifications
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CategoryGame Files
FormatText

Text

This file is saved in a plain text format. You can open and view the contents of this file using a text editor.

Definition

Settings file used by Minecraft, a sandbox block construction game; saved in plain text and stores configuration information for the game; may be used for configuring a Minecraft multiplayer server or a game mod.

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The most common Minecraft properties file is server.properties, which stores configuration data for a multiplayer server. It saves information such as the level name, monster spawning settings, the maximum allowed players, and the server port and IP address.

Program(s) that open .PROPERTIES files
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Mojang Minecraft
Microsoft Notepad
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Mojang Minecraft
Apple TextEdit
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Linux LogoLinux
Mojang Minecraft
GNU Emacs
Vim
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Updated 4/14/2011

File Type 2Java Properties File

DeveloperSun Microsystems
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CategorySettings Files
FormatText

Text

This file is saved in a plain text format. You can open and view the contents of this file using a text editor.

Definition

Properties file used by Java programs; contains a collection of key-value pairs; can be loaded by the Java Virtual Machine (JVM) using the java.util.Properties API; used for storing various program settings and properties that can be accessed by the application.

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Once PROPERTIES files have been loaded, the actual properties are persisted to the hard drive in a collection of nested files and folders that represent the hierarchy of key-value pairs. The files are saved to the $HOME/.properties/ directory by default.

You can access Java properties using the java.util.Properties API in your Java programs.

Program(s) that open .PROPERTIES files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
Eclipse IDE for Java Developers
Microsoft Notepad
gVim
Other text editor
Mac OS X LogoMac OS
Eclipse IDE for Java Developers
MacroMates TextMate
MacVim
Other text editor
Linux LogoLinux
Eclipse IDE for Java Developers
Vim
GNU Emacs
Updated 10/11/2013