Java minecraft-server

Open-source Java projects categorized as minecraft-server

Top 23 Java minecraft-server Projects

  • Paper

    The most widely used, high performance Minecraft server that aims to fix gameplay and mechanics inconsistencies

    Project mention: How to Setup a Minecraft Server on Ubuntu: A Step-by-Step Guide | | 2024-01-07

    We will be downloading the Minecraft server files into this directory. To preface, there are numerous variations of server JARs that can be used (e.g. Spigot, Paper, Purpur each touting their own benefits). For this tutorial, we will be working with Paper, a fork of Spigot that is optimized for performance.

  • Minestom

    1.20.4 Lightweight Minecraft server

  • InfluxDB

    Power Real-Time Data Analytics at Scale. Get real-time insights from all types of time series data with InfluxDB. Ingest, query, and analyze billions of data points in real-time with unbounded cardinality.

  • CatServer

    高性能和高兼容性的1.12.2/1.16.5/1.18.2版本Forge+Bukkit+Spigot服务端 (A high performance and high compatibility 1.12.2/1.16.5/1.18.2 version Forge+Bukkit+Spigot server)

  • Glowstone

    A fast, customizable and compatible open source server for Minecraft: Java Edition

  • Essentials

    The modern Essentials suite for Spigot and Paper.

    Project mention: THE PEPPER SMP (no land claim survival) | /r/MinecraftServerFinder | 2023-10-17
  • Arclight

    A Bukkit(1.19/1.20) server implementation on Forge using Mixin. ⚡ ⚡⚡⚡⚡

    Project mention: Modpack Server hosting with plugins | /r/admincraft | 2023-05-20

    If you want to run Bukkit plugins with Forge, there's a few options. Mhoist, Magma and Arclight all achieve the same goal of running Bukkit plugins with Forge. Mhoist and Magma have both existed longer than Arclight, however Arclight uses mixins, which can improve compatibility.

  • Nukkit

    Cloudburst Nukkit - Nuclear-Powered Minecraft: Bedrock Edition Server Software

    Project mention: Minecraft bedrock: What vanilla features is NukkitX missing? | /r/admincraft | 2023-05-18

    NukkitX by default doesn't have anything above 1.12 Mineacraft. It also doesn't have maps by default (though you can use a plugin for this). One other way to see is taking a look at the currently open GitHub issues.

  • WorkOS

    The modern identity platform for B2B SaaS. The APIs are flexible and easy-to-use, supporting authentication, user identity, and complex enterprise features like SSO and SCIM provisioning.

  • Mohist

    Minecraft Forge Hybrid server implementing the Spigot/Bukkit API, formerly known as Thermos/Cauldron/MCPC+

    Project mention: Mohist Server | /r/minecraftespanol | 2023-06-26,

  • spark

    A performance profiler for Minecraft clients, servers, and proxies. (by lucko)

    Project mention: Custom Events in the Blocky World: Using JFR in Minecraft | | 2023-11-28

    I'm not sure how much of the built in JFR a mod for Minecraft called Spark uses but it is a fairly common tool for debugging and visualising lag on modded servers

  • PolyMc

    Making minecraft mods compatible with a vanilla client (by TheEpicBlock)

  • Akarin

    Akarin is a powerful server software from the 'new dimension'

  • minecraft-prometheus-exporter

    A Bukkit plugin which exports minecraft server stats to Prometheus

  • MCAntiMalware

    Anti-Malware for minecraft

  • NanoLimbo

    The lightweight, high performance Minecraft limbo server

  • Limbo

    Standalone Limbo Minecraft Server (Currently 1.20.4) (by LOOHP)

  • DriveBackupV2

    Uploads Minecraft backups to Google Drive/OneDrive or by (S)FTP

    Project mention: Download world without premium | /r/minehut | 2023-11-02

    Hello! A lot of people have been trying to move away from Minehut. But Minehut stops then from doing that by locking downloading multiple files behind a paywall. If you want to download your world, I recommend this plugin.

  • AutoModpack

    Enjoy a seamless modpack installation process and effortless updates with a user-friendly solution that simplifies management, making your gaming experience a breeze.

  • Mc2Discord

    Link your Minecraft server chat with your Discord (75k downloads)

  • Islands

    A spigot plugin for creating customisable home islands with different biomes.

  • Nextron

    Your nextlevel superpower. Adds useful, Essential Commands and functions to your Server. Acts as a foundation for any server. (by 0PandaDEV)

    Project mention: Should I rename my plugin? | /r/MinecraftPlugins | 2023-03-14

    Should I rename EssentialsP to Everything? If you don't know what this plugin is, here is the website of it all information are listed there otherwise here is the download

  • TeriumCloud

    A simple usable cloud-system for minecraft networks.

    Project mention: Skyblock server where each island is ran on it own server. | /r/admincraft | 2023-05-23

    Most likely with any solution you setup though you're going to need to edit/create plugins, and everything I gave here is just suggestions/recommendations for things you can use. For TimoCloud specifically there may be better alternatives, like possible [TeriumCloud](, so you probably want to test things out.

  • Siphon

    An epic REST API for your Minecraft server

  • MinecraftPluginServerHibernate

    Server Hibernate / Naptime plugin for Spigot, Paper Minecraft server

  • SaaSHub

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NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2024-01-07.

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Project Stars
1 Paper 8,392
2 Minestom 2,043
3 CatServer 1,902
4 Glowstone 1,852
5 Essentials 1,785
6 Arclight 1,249
7 Nukkit 1,167
8 Mohist 1,162
9 spark 931
10 PolyMc 495
11 Akarin 488
12 minecraft-prometheus-exporter 388
13 MCAntiMalware 268
14 NanoLimbo 218
15 Limbo 208
16 DriveBackupV2 132
17 AutoModpack 78
18 Mc2Discord 36
19 Islands 23
20 Nextron 17
21 TeriumCloud 13
22 Siphon 9
23 MinecraftPluginServerHibernate 8
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