.SCHEM File Extension

Minecraft Schematic File

A SCHEM file contains a custom arrangement of blocks comprising structures that can be placed within a Minecraft world. SCHEM files replaced .SCHEMATIC files with the release of Minecraft Java Edition...

General Information

Title SCHEM File Extension
Extension .schem
Full Form Minecraft Schematic File
File Type Game File
Developer Community Developers
MIME Type application/octet-stream

File Function

Primary Function Store structures
Additional Functions Import, Export
Features Block data, Entity information

File Characteristics

Quality Game-dependent
Supports Layers Yes
Supports Transparency Game-dependent
Editable With tools

Use Cases

Gaming Minecraft
Design Planning Yes
Educational Architecture, Engineering

Security and Practices

Security Risks Malicious code
Best Practices Scan for malware, Trusted sources

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release Circa 2010
Latest Version Varies by tool

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .nbt, .litematic, .mcstructure

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
WorldEdit Free Cross-platform
MCEdit Free Windows, Mac, Linux
Schematic2Blueprint Free Java Runtime