DAT_OLD file format description
Many people share .dat_old files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .dat_old file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .dat_old files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.dat_old - Minecraft Old Level Data Backup
The DAT_OLD game data files are related to Minecraft. The DAT_OLD file is a Minecraft Old Level Data Backup. Minecraft is a sandbox indie game originally created by Swedish programmer Markus Notch Persson and later developed and published by Mojang. The level.dat_mcr is a backup of the level.dat file before conversion from the Alpha Level Format to MCRegion or Anvil.
- Game Data files
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- Minecraft Old Level Data Backup related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .dat_old file extension. Even harmful programs can create .dat_old files. Be especially cautious with .dat_old files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .dat_old file?
When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:
Windows can't open this file:
To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.
To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
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