Launchers for minecraft

Original launchers

This launchers are used, if you have bought the game and you want to play minecraft. If you want to buy the game visit http://www.minecraft.net/.

Default launcher

This launcher is used, if you have bought the game and you want to play default minecraft.

Windows:

-> Download: Minecraft.exe

MAC:

-> Download: Minecraft.zip

Windows/Linux/MAC:

-> Download: minecraft.jar

Technic launcher

This launcher is used, if you have bought the game and you want to play technic, tekkit, yobox and other modpacks.

Windows:

-> Download: TechnicLauncher.exe

MAC:

-> Download: Technic-Launcher-OSX.zip

Windows/Linux/MAC:

-> Download: technic-launcher-latest.jar

Spoutcraft launcher

This launcher is required for some mods on bukkit server to work. Only use it if you playing on servers with those mods.

Windows/Linux/MAC:

-> Download: Spoutcraft.jar

Mineshafter launchers

Use those launchers, if you didn't buy the game and you want to play with mineshafter authentication. For mineshafter account visit http://mineshafter2.com/.

The proccess for making one is pretty simple:

  1. Make a free account on http://www.minecraft.net/
  2. Login atleast once on http://mineshafter2.com/
  3. Set skins if you want to use them.
  4. Login with your informations on any mineshafter launcher.

Default launcher

This launcher is used, if you didn't bought the game and you want to play default minecraft with mineshafter authentication.

Windows:

-> Download: MineshafterSquared-Client.exe

MAC:

-> Download: MineshafterSquared-Client.zip

Windows/Linux/MAC:

-> Download: MineshafterSquared-Client.jar

Technic launcher

This launcher is used, if you didn't bought the game and you want to play technic, tekkit, yobox and other modpacks with mineshafter authentication.

Windows only:

-> Download: Technicshafter-Squared.exe

Spoutcraft launcher

This launcher is required for some mods on bukkit server to work. Only use it if you playing on servers with those mods.

Windows only:

-> Download: Spoutshafter-Squared.exe

Cracked launchers

Use those launchers, if you didn't buy the game and you want to play minecraft. This type is mostly used if you just want to get into some singleplayer quick and don't really care about skins, capes, unique name, password protection, authentication for servers, etc.

Default launcher

This launcher is used, if you didn't bought the game and you want to play default minecraft. Just enter random name and click Enter.

Windows/Linux/MAC:

-> Download: Minecraft-cracked.jar

Technic launcher

This launcher is used, if you didn't bought the game and you want to play technic, tekkit, yobox and other modpacks. You will need a non-premium account on minecraft.net (which can be made for free) to login with this launcher.

Windows/Linux/MAC:

-> Download: technic-launcher-0.5.4.8.jar

The difference

Original launchers:

-> use of all original content and works with original servers, but you need to buy the game (best choice)

Mineshafter launchers:

-> use of all original content without ability to join original servers (good choice)

Cracked launchers:

-> use of limited content (easyest choice)