Minecraft Wiki


Release date

November 8, 2012[1]

Pre-release for




1.4.4-pre is the second pre-release for 1.4.4.


  • Added /enchant command to give specific enchantments


  • Baby mobs are spawnable by right-clicking a mob with a corresponding mob egg
  • Squid will now die on land after a few seconds
  • When in creative, flying through cobwebs does not slow you down, but walking through them in creative will.


22 bugs fixed

  • Fixed the tab key not working on macs
  • Fixed chicken head movement being inverted
  • Fixed chests appearing opened when they are closed
  • Fixed the "seed" command not working in the Minecraft server command line
  • Fixed flying squids
  • Fixed the internal exception: java.io.IOException: Bad packet id 249
  • Fixed killing animals with fire aspect on the first hit not cooking the drops
  • Fixed the torch texture
  • Fixed torches getting instantly moved to adjacent wall upon placement
  • Fixed the water current being too strong to swim up
  • Fixed the ender chest not having the right hitbox
  • Fixed a falling into the void bug
  • Fixed a crash when placing minecart on powered rail
  • Fixed loading a world that has been moved or deleted causing a crash
  • Fixed players jump over cobblestone walls
  • Fixed squid not suffocating on land
  • Fixed the nether brick fence texture
  • Fixed a crash with rendering item entities
  • Fixed running on leaves producing gray particles
  • Fixed fences not being rendered correctly from underneath
  • Fixed item frames disappearing without drop when a block is placed in their position
  • Fixed disappearing mobs and items after dying