Minecraft is an amazing game thanks largely to a massive community of creative individuals who spend their free time tweaking, modifying, and overhauling just about every aspect of the experience. The game can be played in its 'vanilla' version quite easily on OS X -- and to be fair the original, untouched game is still an absolute blast to play -- but once you've gotten an eyeful of what the modding community has done to developer Mojang's surreal sandbox, it's hard to go back. Unfortunately, installing these various tweaks can be an extremely confusing and tiresome endeavor if you're not familiar with all the files, folders, and additional programs required to pull it off. That's where we come in. This guide will be your one-stop shop to installing, re-skinning, modding, and reinventing Minecraft on OS X.
Let's get started! Installing the game If you haven't tried Minecraft in the past, you're really missing out.
Once you're on the website scroll down to download latest and click installer this will bring you to an add focus page.
Here's the first thing you need to do: • Head to and download the game client. A one-time payment grants you access across multiple computers and is well worth the investement. • Run the.dmg file to install Minecraft to your Applications folder. • Run the game from the Applications folder, sign into the Minecraft account you created during purchase, and you're done. Changing your character skin By default, your character will have a plain, rather boring look. If you want to give him (or her) an extreme makeover you can upload a new character skin.