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This article is about a pre-release. For the full version, see Java Edition 1.6.1.
Minecraft 1.6
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Java Edition



Release date

June 25, 2013

Pre-release for



Original client unavailable
Reuploaded client (.json)
Original server (.exe)
Reuploaded server (.exe)

Protocol version


Other instances
of 1.6

1.6 is the first pre-release for Java Edition 1.6.1.[1]

1.6 was reuploaded two hours after release.


25 issues fixed
From released versions before 1.6.1
  • MC-137 – Ping packet doesn't include host information.
  • MC-12241 – Minecart collision boxes are briefly positioned wrong.
  • MC-12526 – Minecarts off track float.
  • MC-12569 – Sitting in minecart is higher than it should be.
  • MC-12733 – Minecart hit box too large.
  • MC-18713 – If a team name has "-" in it, the argument for seeing if anyone is in the team doesn't work.
  • MC-19029 – Instant health effect set to a 29, 61, 93...253 value kills any player without any death message.
From the 1.6.1 development versions
  • MC-13754 – Unable to tie mobs to fence with less than 2 leads.
  • MC-14126 – Binding "sneak" to any mouse button and trying to mount an entity crashes the game.
  • MC-14355 – Can't hit mobs while jumping on horses.
  • MC-14524 – Right clicking on minecart/pig/boat while riding in it tries to remove the player.
  • MC-14795 – Wither is still named "Withern" in German.
  • MC-16145 – Potion of weakness tooltip.
  • MC-16467 – Attribute modifiers randomly run out when given via items.
  • MC-17867 – "Resource packs" translation missing on crowdin.net.
  • MC-17908 – Tamed wolf's health depleted upon world loading.
  • MC-18247 – Health boost and absorption potions names do not show correctly.
  • MC-18578 – Water sounds when placing water from a bucket to water source reproduce twice.
  • MC-18645 – Game crashes with a single frame compass.
  • MC-18661 – Strength Potions being nerfed unintentionally (not related to other strength issues).
  • MC-18730 – Superflat customization screen have format errors in Australian English/string is missing at crowdin.net.
  • MC-18845 – Scoreboard Health out of sync (rounds down).
  • MC-18997 – Crash at launch of game with invalid language selection.
  • MC-18999 – Using /kill sets health to the 32-bit signed integer limit.
From the current version, hotfixed
  • MC-19061 – Crash whilst brewing in 1.6.