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Download Mineways 6.04 for Windows (works with 1.13; if you are still using 1.12, use version 5.10) or download Mineways 5.10 for Mac (works only with 1.12.2 and earlier). If you're good with computers, you can also use WINE on Mac and Linux to run Mineways.

Problems running? MSVCR140.DLL missing? See the troubleshooting guides for Windows, Mac, or Linux.

Mineways lets you export your Minecraft creations into files you can use for making images, movies, or 3D prints. It is a free, open-source program. You can create 3D prints on your own 3D printer or through a service such as Shapeways or Sculpteo, view your model on the web through Sketchfab, or render with Blender, 3DS MAX, Maya, Cinema 4D, or other rendering system.

The latest Windows version is 6.04 (for Minecraft 1.13); for Mac it's version 5.10 (for Minecraft 1.12.2), 32-bit only (read the notes for the Mac). For Mac and Linux, use WINE to run Windows programs; more info.

What's next? Go to the quickstart page.

Among other packages, you can export models for use in:

Exported with Mineways

Exported with Mineways

Rendered with Blender


3D printed at Shapeways

3D print

Shared on Sketchfab (click it!)

L'Effie Tower by Mauricio Vives, from Vokselia
Blender rendering by Thomas Lynn

If you're wondering, Mineways is a hobby of mine, I don't make money on it (just the opposite). In this podcast I talk about why I made it. Short version: for fun! My payoff is seeing what people do with Mineways, so please do send me pictures of 3D prints or renders or movies you make.

Kids like Mineways, too. We've done 2-hour workshops about 3D printing at Parts & Crafts in Somerville, Mass. - here are the presentation slides. I've also presented at Minecon 2016; here's my report, slides, and talk.

BTW, secret tip: click at the top of this page on the teapot and you'll cycle through all Mineways documentation pages.