The world file extension is related to the WorldPainter Minecraft map file format.

There are 2 other file types using
the WORLD file extension!

empty - Terraria world file

empty - The Sims 3 Create a World Tool file

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Software that works with world file extension

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WORLD file - WorldPainter Minecraft map file

What is world file? How to open world files?

File type specification:

Game file type icon Game file type

The world file extension is associated with the WorldPainter map editor and generator for building computer game called Minecraft.

The world file contains generated map for Minecraft and can be also exported to Minecraft map format.

The default software associated to world file type:

WorldPainter picture or screenshot

WorldPainter  Microsoft Windows software

WorldPainter is a map painter and generator for Minecraft computer game. Wit WorldPainter tool you can quickly generate expansive, natural looking landscapes, with full manual control over the terrain, yet easy to use and with good performance.

Help how to open:

Use WorldPainter to open world map files.

How to convert:

Currently there is no specific information available, about how to convert this file extension.

For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to convert game files

List of recommended software applications associated to the .world file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open world file, edit world file, convert world file, view world file, play world file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

  • Others world file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with world file - WorldPainter Minecraft map file

Click on the software link for more information about WorldPainter. WorldPainter uses world file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

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