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.DAT_NEW File Extension

File TypeMinecraft World Level File

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CategoryGame Files


This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

What is a DAT_NEW file?

Game file used by Minecraft, a game that allows open-ended 3D exploration and construction; stores data that is used to reconstruct the state of the world when a Minecraft game is restarted; sometimes created when a Minecraft server crashes.

More Information

DAT_NEW files are similar to level.dat .DAT files or level.dat_old .DAT_OLD files.

Common DAT_NEW Filenames

level.dat_new - A file that stores world information and found in the same directory as the files level.dat session.lock.

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Programs that open DAT_NEW files
Mojang Minecraft
Mojang Minecraft
Mojang Minecraft
Updated 2/16/2013

About the file extension dat_new

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