Version1(as of 4/30/2015)
PlatformsWindows, Mac, Linux
LicenseOpen Source
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Rating:3.8  |  32 Votes

Main Features

  • Supports several Minecraft save files such as NBT, MCR, MCA, and DAT
  • Allows you to edit save data, including your health, location, and inventory
  • Provides a directory-tree interface for exploring multiple worlds

Software Overview

NBTExplorer is a cross-platform, open source tool used to edit Minecraft save files. It is based off of the NBTedit program and built on top of Substrate, a .NET/Mono SDK written in C#.

The program supports editing of several Minecraft saves, which include the .NBT, .MCR, .MCA, .SCHEMATIC, and .DAT files. NBTExplorer enables you to edit save data, such as your location, time, inventory, and health. It also features a directory-tree interface that allows you to explore multiple worlds.

NBTExplorer is a great choice for editing your Minecraft save files. Its best feature is that it supports multiple file types allowing you to work in just one program. If you play Minecraft and want to edit your saves, go with NBTExplorer.

Primary File Type

.NBTMinecraft Named Binary Tag File

Supported File Types

ExtensionFile Type
.NBTMinecraft Named Binary Tag File
.DATMinecraft Data File
.MCAMinecraft "Anvil" Map File
.MCRMinecraft Region File
.SCHEMATICMinecraft Schematic File
Updated 4/30/2015