Java Edition 1.7.9

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1.7.9
Edition

Java Edition

Release date

April 14, 2014[1]

Download

Client (.json)
Server (.exe)

Protocol version

5

1.7.9 is an update released to fix some further issues with skins in 1.7.8, and to improve the speed it converts names.[1] It is compatible with 1.7.61.7.8 servers.

Changes[edit]

General[edit]

Naming System
  • Improved name conversion speed.
Skin system
  • Added support for the new skin system.
  • Loosened restrictions so NPCs and similar are still possible for now.
  • Servers still have to send signed blobs to show skins, but there are no more timeout & "is it for this player" checks.

Fixes[edit]

4 bugs fixed

From released versions before 1.7.2

  • MC-4812 – Piston arm graphical glitch in the End.

From the 1.7.x release versions

  • MC-51786 - 1.7.5 Minecraft Realms OP bug.
  • MC-52719 – Outdated server, pretending to be 1.7.7 / 1.7.8.
  • MC-52817 – "Add player" packets and "Remove player" packets being sent out of order.

References[edit]