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This article is about a pre-release. For the full version, see Java Edition 1.7.2.

1.7 is the first pre-release for Java Edition 1.7.2, released on October 22, 2013.[1] It adds acacia and dark slabs and stairs of the yet to be added wooden planks and retextures the tops of most wood blocks.






Bonus chests
  • Now also contain acacia logs.
  • Now have different textures for their top and bottom (with the exception of oak logs).
Spruce saplings
  • Can now be grown in a 2×2 grid to produce a large spruce tree.

World generation[]

Dark oak tree
  • Renamed from "Roofed Oak" and "Oak Roof".


  • Music now pauses when pausing the game.


15 issues fixed
From released versions before 1.7.2
  • MC-2638 – Once hit, old AI mobs and wolves don't turn back to passive in Creative until they die or despawn.
  • MC-4592 – When mobs start to attack the player in survival and they switch to creative mobs keep attacking the player.
  • MC-13661 – When re-sizing window before game loads internal view doesn't resize.
  • MC-33294 – Log top textures messed up.
From the 1.7.2 development versions
  • MC-29489 – 2x2 Spruce trees won't grow.
  • MC-30870 – Commands with coordinates are offset -2 x and/or z from where it should (at negative X and Z coordinates).
  • MC-31656 – Can't see fire on spiders.
  • MC-32862 – Hopper: java.lang.NullPointerException: Ticking entity.
  • MC-35716 – Rain cannot be seen through stained glass.
  • MC-35739 – Crash when hovering over a written book given by commands.
  • MC-35846 – Hopper: java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: n must be positive.
From the previous development version
  • MC-36364 – Roofed oak and acacia trees drop incorrect saplings.
  • MC-36437 – Acacia or oak roof logs produce oak wood planks.
  • MC-36448 – Some sounds do not play.
From the current version, hotfixed
  • MC-36529 – "Pick Block" key on acacia or dark oak leaves gives the wrong item back.


The 1.7 server was reuploaded with unknown changes.


  • This version was previously removed from the launcher for some time, but was added back in September 2018.


  1. "Minecraft 1.7: The Update that Changed the World" (archived) – Mojang.com via the Wayback Machine.