Software : NBTExplorer : NBTExplorer


(as of 4/30/2015)
LicenseOpen Source

Software Overview

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

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.

Supported File Types

Primary file extension

.NBT – Minecraft Named Binary Tag File

Other file extensions used by NBTExplorer 1

Supported File Types
.DATMinecraft Data File
.MCAMinecraft "Anvil" Map File
.MCRMinecraft Region File
.SCHEMATICMCEdit Schematic File

Updated: April 30, 2015