How to Upload & Download Maps


How to Upload Minecraft Maps

  • Open the Windows “Run” dialogue box. You can do this by pressing the Windows key + R.
  • In the Run dialog box type: %appdata%\roaming\.minecraft\saves and hit enter. Your Minecraft saves folder should open and you’ll notice all your worlds in the folder.
  • Find the map that you want to upload and save a copy of it’s folder somewhere.
  • Go to the new copy of the map folder that you made and right click.
  • On the drop down menu hover over “Send to” then select “Compressed (Zipped) Folder”.
  • Upload that new .ZIP folder to service such as MediaFire.com.
  • Go to MinecraftMapDownloads.com/submit-maps to share your map with the world!

How to Download Minecraft Maps

    • Download a map.
    • Right click the file in it’s folder and choose Extract. If the file format is .RAR, Windows might not be able to open it by default, and you will need an extracting program such as WinRAR or 7-Zip.
    • If you see a folder labeled “data” and a file labeled session.lock, then you can go ahead and Extract the folders to your desktop.
    • If not, the files may still be there. Some Minecraft map downloads might have two folders named “Mac OS X” and “your_save”. Check every folder to see if you see “data” and “session.lock”. If so, extract the folders to your desktop.
    • Copy the map folder that has “data” and “session.lock”.
    • Open the Windows “Run” dialogue box. You can do this by pressing the Windows key + R.
    • In the Run dialog box type: %appdata%\roaming\.minecraft\saves and hit enter. Your Minecraft saves folder should open and you’ll notice all your worlds in the folder.
    • Paste the downloaded map folder into the saves folder.
    • Close .minecraft and launch the game to play your downloaded map!

How to Upload Minecraft PS3 Maps:

      • Plug in a USB drive or any other device that will work on your PS3 and PC.
      • Go to the PS3 XMB(Main Menu).
      • Go to “Game”.
      • Go to “Saved Data Utility (PS3)”.
      • Locate the map file that you want to download.
      • Press Triangle, and then select copy.
      • Choose the USB drive, this will copy the map data to the USB.
      • Unplug your USB drive from your PS3 and plug it into your computer.
      • Open the file manager for the USB drive and save a copy of the map folder somewhere.
      • Go to the new copy of the map folder that you made and right click.
      • On the drop down menu hover over “Send to” then select “Compressed (Zipped) Folder”.
      • Upload that new .ZIP folder to service such as MediaFire.com.
      • Go to MinecraftMapDownloads.com/submit-maps to share your map with the world!

How to Download Minecraft PS3 Maps:

      • Download a map.
      • Right click the file in it’s folder and choose Extract. If the file format is .RAR, Windows might not be able to open it by default, and you will need an extracting program such as WinRAR or 7-Zip.
      • Place the folder onto a USB drive or any other device that will work on your PS3 and PC.
      • Plug your USB drive into your PS3.
      • Go to “Game”.
      • Go to “Saved Data Utility (PS3)”.
      • Click USB device.
      • Locate the map save and click copy.
      • The map will now be on your PS3 and ready to play!

How to Upload Minecraft Xbox 360 Maps:

    • Obtain a USB drive or any other device that will work on your Xbox 360 and PC.
    • Plug USB device into your Xbox 360 and, when prompted to format it, allot enough space on it for your Minecraft Xbox 360 game saves (1GB should be plenty for Minecraft saves).
    • Once on Dashboard with USB drive plugged in navigate to Settings>Storage>Hard Drive>Profiles.
    • Click on Your Profile>Move>Flash Drive.
    • Once complete, unplug your USB drive from your Xbox 360 and plug it into your computer.
    • Download and install Horizon(horizonmb.com).
    • Open Horizon and open the device explorer.
    • Click on your “Games” folder.
    • Click on Minecraft.
    • Select the map you’d like to share and drag it to your desktop.
    • Upload the map file to service such as MediaFire.com.
    • Go to MinecraftMapDownloads.com/submit-maps to share your map with the world!

How to Download Minecraft Xbox 360 Maps:

    • Download a map.
    • Obtain a USB drive or any other device that will work on your Xbox 360 and PC.
    • Plug USB device into your Xbox 360 and, when prompted to format it, allot enough space on it for your Minecraft Xbox 360 game saves (1GB should be plenty for Minecraft saves).
    • Once complete, unplug your USB drive from your Xbox 360 and plug it into your computer.
    • Download and install Horizon(horizonmb.com).
    • Open Horizon and open the device explorer.
    • Click “Inject New File”.
    • Browse to where you saved the map and choose it.
    • Your profile will pop up on screen, click “Use This Profile”.
    • Once it’s done transferring, plug your USB drive back into your Xbox 360.
    • The map will now be on your Xbox 360 and ready to play!