File Extension Library

.PROPERTIES File Extension

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

What is an .PROPERTIES file?

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

.PROPERTIES is Minecraft Properties File

A PROPERTIES file is a settings file used by Minecraft, a sandbox block construction game. It is saved in plain text and stores configuration information for the game. PROPERTIES files may be used for configuring a Minecraft multiplayer server or a game mod.

The most common Minecraft properties file is, which stores configuration data for a multiplayer server. It saves information such as the level name, monster spawning settings, the maximum allowed players, and the server port and IP address.

You will most likely only come across the PROPERTIES file if you want to modify the configuration of a multiplayer server. After editing the file, you must restart the server in order for the changes to be applied.

Common PROPERTIES Filenames - Common file that stores all the settings for a Minecraft multiplayer server.

List of all softwares that can open the Minecraft Properties File
Mojang Minecraft
Microsoft Notepad
Mojang Minecraft
Apple TextEdit
Mojang Minecraft
GNU Emacs
File Type 2 Java Properties File
Developer by: Sun Microsystems Category: Settings Files Format: Text

Properties file used by Java programs; contains a collection of key-value pairs; can be loaded by the Java Virtual Machine (JVM) using the java.util.Properties API; used for storing various program settings and properties that can be accessed by the application.

Once PROPERTIES files have been loaded, the actual properties are persisted to the hard drive in a collection of nested files and folders that represent the hierarchy of key-value pairs. The files are saved to the $HOME/.properties/ directory by default.

You can access Java properties using the java.util.Properties API in your Java programs.

List of all softwares that can open the Java Properties File
Eclipse IDE for Java Developers
Microsoft Notepad
Eclipse IDE for Java Developers
MacroMates TextMate
Eclipse IDE for Java Developers
GNU Emacs

How to Open .PROPERTIES file on different platforms

Open .PROPERTIES File on Windows

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

Open .PROPERTIES File on Mac

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

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

Open .PROPERTIES File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .PROPERTIES files

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