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Minecraft 1.2.5
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Java Edition

Release date

Pre-release: March 30, 2012
Release: April 4, 2012


Client (.json)
Server (.exe)

Protocol version


Other instances
of 1.2.5

1.2.5 is a minor update to Minecraft (Java Edition) on April 4, 2012,[1] which improves functionality of the pick block key. and fixes bugs.

A pre-release for 1.2.5 was released on March 30, 2012,[1] although the full release is identical to this pre-release.



  • ⇧ Shift-clicking items in the player's inventory now places the item in its respective furnace slot.



Tamed ocelots
  • Are now less eager to sit on things
  • Are now less patient.


  • When the hotbar is full, using pick block replaces the held item.


Direct connect dialog
  • Now remembers the last IP for the current session.
Game files
  • Inside the META-INF folder in minecraft.jar, the digital signature files (MOJANG_C.DSA, MOJANG_C.SF) have been renamed to CODESIGN.RSA, and CODESIGN.SF.
    • Function remains the same.


14 bugs fixed
  • Fixed issues when detecting certain links in chat.
  • Fixed wild ocelots behaving like tamed ocelots.
  • Fixed various chat crashes.
  • Fixed world generation failing under certain circumstances.
  • Fixed issues turning off sound under certain circumstances.
  • Removed all ghost entities "under the command of Lord Herobrine"[1].
  • Fixed crash when pasting certain characters in chat.
  • Fixed slash key not behaving correctly in certain environments.
  • Fixed command matching not being strict enough (for example: typing /stopppp no longer stops a server).
  • Fixed not being able to click colored links.
  • Fixed potential issue with village door detection (which could cause too many villagers to spawn).
  • Using a stack of bowls on mooshrooms no longer consumes the whole stack of bowls.
  • Made punching a TNT block with flint and steel in hand destroy and drop the TNT block (right-clicking will activate the TNT).
  • Fixed  + Q shortcut not quitting the app on macOS.



  1. a b c "Minecraft 1.2.5 Prerelease" (Archive) by Jens Bergensten – Mojang.com, March 30, 2012.