.DAT_NEW File Extension
File TypeMinecraft World Level File
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.
level.dat_new - A file that stores world information and found in the same directory as the files level.dat session.lock.