.NBT File Extension

.NBT File Extension

File Type

Minecraft Named Binary Tag File

Developer Mojang
4.3  |  47 Votes
Category Game Files
Format Binary

What is an NBT file?

Data file format used by Minecraft, a open-ended 3D world building and exploration game; saves data in the Named Binary Tag (NBT) format, which is a simple binary format developed to store large amounts of binary data; used for storing world, or level, information.

More Information

The NBT format can be read by software APIs such as JNBT (The Java NBT Library).

NOTE: Files that use the Named Binary Tag format more often use a different file extension, such as .DAT, .MCLEVEL, .MINE, or .MCR.

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Programs that open NBT files

Updated March 8, 2018

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