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.MCA File Extension

File TypeMinecraft "Anvil" Map File

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CategoryGame Files

What is an MCA file?

World format used by Minecraft, a game that allows open-ended construction of worlds; replaces the older .MCR (Minecraft Region) format and includes enhancements such as an increased build height (256 up from 128), support for more block types, and more efficient file compression; also enables greater modding capabilities for the game community.

More Information

NOTE: The MCA Minecraft map format is referred to as "Anvil," an arbitrary name chosen by the Minecraft developers.

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Programs that open MCA files

Updated 4/18/2013

About MCA Files

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