File Extension Library

.MCMETA File Extension

  • Developer by: Mojang
  • Category: Game Files
  • Format: Text

What is an .MCMETA file?

.MCMETA file extension is created by Mojang. .MCMETA has been classified as Game Files. The format of .MCMETA file is Text.

.MCMETA is Minecraft Animation File

An MCMETA file is an animation configuration file read by Minecraft, a popular game where the user breaks and places blocks in order to build structures and explore the virtual world. It contains animation information used to create the look of the Minecraft world.

The pack.mcmeta file accompanies each animation in the game. To create this file, you can use a basic text editor like Notepad or Notepad++. Editing this file allows you to customize your Minecraft experience.

A line from an MCMETA file may appear as follows:

{ "animation": {"frame time"; 8} }

NOTE: Minecraft references the MCMETA file, it is not meant to open it.

Common MCMETA Filenames

pack.mcmeta - Resource pack that allow players to customize textures, music, sounds, fonts, and other settings without needing to modify the program code.

List of all softwares that can open the Minecraft Animation File
Mojang Minecraft
Microsoft Notepad
Mojang Minecraft
Mojang Minecraft

How to Open .MCMETA file on different platforms

Open .MCMETA File on Windows

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

Open .MCMETA File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .MCMETA 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 .MCMETA File on Linux

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

Open .MCMETA File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .MCMETA 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 .MCMETA 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 .MCMETA files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .MCMETA files

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