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High performance Spigot fork that aims to fix gameplay and mechanics inconsistencies (by PaperMC)


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PaperMC/Paper is an open source project licensed under GNU General Public License v3.0 or later which is an OSI approved license.

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NOTE: The number of mentions on this list indicates mentions on common posts. Hence, a higher number means a better Paper alternative or higher similarity.


Posts where Paper has been mentioned. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects - the last one was on 2021-04-02.
  • Need help proving PaperMC is BAD
    this link here has 2 command lines that fixes tnt duping and bedrock breaking in paper
  • How can I dedicate multiple cores to my server?
    Use Paper. It uses multiple threads for some things, has better performance and "plays" without plugins just like vanilla minecraft.
  • Good server for java 1.16 very technical Minecraft server for 2-4 people?
  • Server hosting | 2021-03-27
  • Too Many Players?
    Use Paper a drop in replacement for Spigot/Vanilla Minecraft or use Lithium for Fabric servers.
  • Moderation DATAPACKS
    Paper has a documentation on their website . Same goes for the spigot.yml, which paper is based on. You should check them out.
  • Introduction to Plugin Development
    Spigot/Paper (and their forks) are a continuation of Bukkit and they are more like patched together to work but support the latest versions of Minecraft. They operate in a grey legal area but have a huge following. Please do note that any plugin written for Spigot will work on any of its forks as well; the same does not hold true for sponge
  • Need help with an MMO project
    ** PLUGIN DEVELOPMENT ** You need to decide what platform(API) your plugins are going to be running on: - Spigot/Paper - Sponge
  • Anyone know how to download plugins on heavynode?
    Replace your default Vanilla jar with Paper, in the startup tab on the left in your HeavyNode panel, set it to launch with Paper-1.16.5-xxx (where xxx is the version of paper you downloaded) and start the server to generate the plugins folder. Once the plugins folder is generated, drop the plugins into that folder (large plugins will require you to use an SFTP client such as WinSCP) and restart the server to load them on.
  • Does anyone know where to get a spigot server open source?
  • On Server Software and Performance
    Paper is a fork of Spigot that offers several additional optimizations and configuration options, comprised of 695 server-side patches. These include:
  • Question about Minecraft server
  • [java] Tree farm troubles
    This could be an issue with the sever software. If you're running spigot, try running PaperMC instead.
  • School server
    if you really want 100 players in the same world then you'll need a high clocking cpu along with some ram. For performance sake I would use paper ( as serversoftware. If you want plugins too however it will get complicated because they can require a lot of ram and cpu on the top
  • Hello, looking for help with a new server for my two daughters and a couple of their friends.
    For the .bat script you can probably use a simple goto & countdown timer once the java process has crashed. If you're running a major version of Minecraft (1.16.5), we're a PaperMC loving community, that is primarily focused on Server Owners.