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Release date

November 14, 2012

Development versions



Client (.json)

1.4.4 introduced a couple of new features but primarily served to fix bugs from 1.4.2.


Music disc
  • Added the music disc "wait"


  • Can now drop the music disc "11" when killed by a Skeleton
  • Now die when they are not underwater
Baby mobs
  • Spawnable by right-clicking a mob with a corresponding mob egg
  • When in creative mode, flying through cobwebs does not slow you down, but walking through them will.


? bugs fixed


  • Random falling damage due to lag fixed
  • Falling damage when riding minecarts fixed
  • Enchanted book exploit fixed
  • Slimes have correct collision box
  • Signs no longer lose their text client-side on servers

From released versions before 1.4.4

  • MC-334 – Tab key not working for any function on Mac
  • MC-450 – Chicken head movement is inverted
  • MC-527 – "seed" command doesn't work in Minecraft server command line
  • MC-984Internal exception: java.io.IOException: Bad packet id 249
  • MC-1079 – Killing animals with fire aspect on the first hit does not cook the drops
  • MC-1153 – Torch texture
  • MC-1478 – Walking from ground level onto anvil
  • MC-1622 – Enderchest doesn't have the right hitbox
  • MC-1793 – Nether Brick Fence bad texture
  • MC-1860 – block and item duplication
  • MC-2229 – Fences are not rendered correctly from underneath
  • MC-2362 – Item frames disappear without drop when a block is placed in their position
  • MC-2422 – Pistons are invisible and make blocks invisible while pushing

From the 1.4.4 prereleases

  • MC-1608 – Iron Golems crash the player when they walk
  • MC-1611 – Torches don't place properly, get adjacent to wall
  • MC-1612 – Water current too strong / Can't swim up in deep water
  • MC-1647 – Cannot fall into void
  • MC-1661 – Crash when placing minecart on powered rail
  • MC-1741 – Loading a world that has been moved or deleted causes a crash
  • MC-1745 – player can jump over cobblestone walls
  • MC-1789 – Squids do not suffocate on land
  • MC-1845 – Crash when rendering entites
  • MC-1871 – Running on leaves produces grey particles
  • MC-2304 – Redstone repeaters above 1 tick do not recieve a pulse at all when sent a 1-tick pulse from redstone wire or repeaters
  • MC-2400 – disappearing mobs and items after dying
  • MC-2447 – Cannot break block behind gravel, sand, dirt with Efficiency V Diamond-Pickaxe