File Extension Library

.MCGAME File Extension

  • Developer by: Minecraft Launcher
  • Category: Game Files
  • Format: Zip

What is an .MCGAME file?

.MCGAME file extension is created by Minecraft Launcher. .MCGAME has been classified as Game Files. The format of .MCGAME file is Zip.

.MCGAME is Minecraft Game Backup File

Game installation archive created by Minecraft Launcher, a custom launcher for the game Minecraft; stores the game files in a compressed .ZIP format; not supported officially by Minecraft, but sometimes used for backing up specific versions of the game.

NOTE: Minecraft Launcher is available for Windows, Mac, and Linux. You can either download the Java version (MinecraftSP.jar), which works on all platforms, or the native version for Windows or Mac.

List of all softwares that can open the Minecraft Game Backup File
Minecraft Launcher
Corel WinZip 23
Minecraft Launcher
Minecraft Launcher

How to Open .MCGAME file on different platforms

Open .MCGAME File on Windows

  • Right-click a .MCGAME
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .MCGAME file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .MCGAME files" Press "Ok"

Open .MCGAME File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .MCGAME file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .MCGAME File on Linux

Right click on the .MCGAME file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .MCGAME File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .MCGAME file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .MCGAME File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .MCGAME files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .MCGAME files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .MCGAME files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .MCGAME file format
  2. You need to check the .MCGAME file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)