How to download and install Minecraft maps

Minecraft allows users to create as many worlds as they want and each world has its own unique shape, biomes, structures, etc., based on the seeds of the world. These maps come with in-game structures that are common to all maps eg villages, temples, forts, etc. Similar to worlds, users can also download and play in custom-made Minecraft Maps.

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Minecraft Maps

Minecraft Maps is a user-created world. Unlike the worlds that the game directly generates, these maps have been crafted with specific structures and with theme and / or form. You can, for example, download maps that have sites or castles. These maps can be downloaded from a third party or from Minecraft Marketplace.

Download Minecraft Maps

There are many websites online where Minecraft maps are published. Minecraft Maps is a popular place to get all kinds of maps. To download a map;

  1. Visit him Minecraft Maps.
  2. Look for a map to download and click the download button.
  3. Download the map as a ZIP file.
  4. Extract the ZIP file.

For installation instructions, read the installation section.

Download Minecraft Maps – Marketplace

Maps from Minecraft Market are paid and free. They are also easier to install.

  1. Open Minecraft.
  2. Go to Market.
  3. Select World> Adventure Maps.
  4. Select a map to download and purchase.
  5. Once purchased, it will be copied to your system.
  6. Go to Worlds and select the map to play.

Install Minecraft Maps

To install Minecraft Map for Java;

  1. Open File Explorer.
  2. Enter this %appdata%.minecraftsaves in the settings bar and tap enter.
  3. Enter the extracted folder in the Save folder.
  4. Open Minecraft.
  5. The map will be listed in world. Select it to play the map.

To install Minecraft Map for Bedrock;

  1. Extract the ZIP file.
  2. Open the extracted folder.
  3. Double-click the .mcworld file.
  4. Minecraft will open and the world will be added.


The Minecraft world that wants the Java version will not run on the Bedrock version. Every map in the market will run on the version from which you get to the market. You cannot convert a map to another version. Many maps use sliders and resource packs. If your system hardware cannot handle the shaders and storage packages used by a map, you may not be able to install it, or the map may not load properly. Minecraft maps are usually not very large. It’s rare for maps to be 500MB so if you find a map that’s 1GB in size, it’s an exception. Downloading from Minecraft Marketplace tends to be slow. A small map of almost 100MB can take ten minutes to download. You can do nothing about this but be patient.

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