Bedrock Edition server software
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Unlike the official Java Edition server software, the unofficial Bedrock Edition server software usually lack many things that are present in Bedrock Edition vanilla server that are built into the Bedrock Edition’s client. The servers, excluding the official Bedrock Server Software, are also free of Mojang source code. In many cases, Bedrock Edition server software can outperform the official server software and can provide features beyond the capabilities of the vanilla bedrock server, like massive multiplayer experience. Unless stated otherwise, most Bedrock Edition server software are open-source, free of charge, and free-for-all use, including commercial use, given the license that's included.
Most Bedrock Edition server networks, including the featured servers, uses unofficial software as Mojang's official server software for Bedrock Edition has only been recently released and is currently in public alpha testing.
Official Server Software
|Name||Main Developer(s)||Bedrock Edition version||Programming Language||Platform||Remarks|
|Bedrock Server||Mojang AB Official||1.12.0||C++||Note that this release of the Minecraft server software is an early alpha release and is released for evaluation purposes. We are keen to hear your feedback on this release, so please let us know what you think at feedback.minecraft.net. And make sure to log any bugs that you might find in our issue tracker.|
This is a comparison of available custom servers for the Bedrock Edition of Minecraft.
Servers that are listed here are required to have at least one publicly accessible release.
|Name||Main Developer(s)||Pocket /
Bedrock Edition version
|PocketMine-MP||Dylan K. Taylor, SOFe
Intyre (formerly), Shoghi Cervantes (formerly)
|1.12.0||PHP, C++ ||No||64-bit host only|
|NukkitX||SupremeMortal, Creeperface01, DaPorkchop_||1.12.0||Java||Master: Ported PocketMine-MP
|In the process of a complete rewrite of the codebase|
|Cathy-Batcat||Cathesda||1.10||PHP||PocketMine-MP||AllAPILoader and more|
|Steadfast2||Hydreon||1.2 - 1.12.0||PHP||PocketMine-MP||Lifeboat's server software. Supports almost all Minecraft Bedrock Edition versions.|
|Altay||Enes5519, EmreTr1||BE 1.8||PHP||PocketMine-MP||New, added some implemented features|
|MCPELauncher||MCMrARM||BE 1.7||C++||Continuation of:
|Nukkit||Angelic47, MagicDroidX, Pub4Game, Snake1999, Creeperface01||BE 1.2.10||Java||Ported PocketMine-MP||Inactive/Discontinued, developers moved to NukkitX|
|VoxelWind||fromgate, Pub4Game, tee7even, Nukkit.Ru Team
|MCPEServer||Codehz||BE 1.6||C++||Launcher for:
|ClearSky||ClearSkyTeam, XenialDan||PE 1.1.5||PHP||PocketMine-MP||Discontinued|
Proxy software list
Proxies allow transferring of players seamlessly between servers unlike the Transfer Packet.
|Nemisys||NukkitX Team||1.12.0||Java||Synapse Protocol||SynapseAPI plugin is required on each server|
|Waterdog||Yesdog, PaperMC, SpigotMC, Yesdog OSS Team||1.8 - 1.13||Java||Bedrock Protocol, ProtocolSupport Encapsulation Protocol||Native Waterfall/BungeeCord fork|
|ProxProx||geNAZt||BE 1.8||Java||Bedrock Protocol||Xbox interaction to GoMint|
|Acid||kalliks, VixikHD||BE 1.8||PHP||Bedrock Protocol||This proxy wasn't created for|
transferring players behind servers
Protocol Translator list
Protocol translators allow Bedrock Edition clients to connect to Java Edition servers.
|Java Edition Version||Programming Language||Platform||Remarks|
|DragonProxy||Dragonet Foundation||JE 1.14.4||Java||Currently undergoing a rewrite, been around since 2016.|
|ProtocolSupport (PE)||ProtocolSupport||1.8 – 1.12||JE 1.13.2||Java||Currently has multiple bugs to fix,|
but it is mostly playable.
NOTE: Developer testing only right now,
so you will need to compile it yourself
if you want to test it out!
|Geyser||GeyserMC||1.12.0||JE 1.14.4||Java||Currently is a work in progress!|
- "There is now a dedicated server available for Bedrock: https://minecraft.net/en-us/download/server/bedrock More details soon!" – @jeb_, September 11, 2018
- Some components of PocketMine-MP are shipped as PHP extensions, written in C++