Java Edition 1.6.2 (pre-release)

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Minecraft 1.6.2
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Java Edition



Release date

July 5, 2013

Pre-release for



Client (.json)
Server (.exe)

Protocol version


1.6.2 is the pre-release for Java Edition 1.6.2.[1]



  • Now remember who tamed them.
  • Now have a chance to spawn as babies.
Zombie pigmen
  • Now have a chance to spawn as babies.


49 issues fixed
From released versions before 1.6.2
  • MC-5 – 13632
  • MC-149 – Powered pistons drop as items in creative.
  • MC-466 – Inventory problems both survival and creative.
  • MC-509 – Exception in server tick loop :: ConcurrentModificationException.
  • MC-1147 – Renaming items with anvil is case insensitive.
  • MC-1545 – Player's and horses head while riding having strange behavior when looking at the skin in the inventory.
  • MC-1628 – Minecraft runs out of memory when you switch a lot between worlds.
  • MC-1773 – '/time <set
  • MC-13949 – Leads attached to mobs drop as items when right clicked in creative.
  • MC-14359 – Direct Connect does not remember port.
  • MC-15024 – Hay blocks can not be crafted back into wheat.
  • MC-15161 – Gliding crosshair when on a saddled horse.
  • MC-15663 – Unable to rename items back to default name.
  • MC-16180 – Background of horse U.I. flips upside down when saddled.
  • MC-16222 – Baby zombies are far too fast.
  • MC-16267 – Cannot change horse armor like player armor by clicking with another armor piece on slot.
  • MC-16330 – Dispensed renamed container minecarts do not remember the name.
  • MC-16761 – Sprint does not happen straight away.
  • MC-18676 – Comparator/hopper chaos.
  • MC-18976 – Health boost resets additional health every 30 seconds.
  • MC-19001 – 1 tick redstone repeater visual bug [FIXED].
  • MC-21145 – Demo crashes when unable to find 'name' of a bound mousebutton.
From the 1.6.2 development versions
  • MC-14157 – Numlock enter not recognized as return.
  • MC-14415 – rope part of the leash turns invisible in some angles.
  • MC-15515 – custom health doesn't work anymore for custom spawners.
  • MC-15547 – "Nether-fortress-only" mobs no longer spawning in previously generated fortresses.
  • MC-15715 – Sound resets to 27%.
  • MC-16170 – Unarmored horses appear as wearing diamond armor.
  • MC-17673 – Distorted fonts when using a converted texturepack on startup.
  • MC-18365 – Breaking sound and particles appear when placing water/lava into another source block.
  • MC-18435 – Objective health doesn't show the correct health when you wear armor.
  • MC-18627 – The "clear" command is causing a player in creative mode to be unable to move items in their inventory.
  • MC-18666 – Taking dragon damage causes the player to leave GUI of an object.
  • MC-18828 – /clear command causes problems with animations of held items.
  • MC-19082 – Signs placed on fences don't have text.
  • MC-19509 – Health regenerates slower on peaceful when riding an entity.
  • MC-19585 – Trying to jump on an unsaddled horse, then equipping it with a saddle makes the Horse jump automatically.
  • MC-19592 – 1.5.2 clients show server 1.6.1 as 1.3 in Multiplayer screen.
  • MC-19602 – Servers have connection errors.
  • MC-19605 – the /playsound command does not work with @a when >1 player passes the query.
  • MC-20050 – Minecraft 1.6.1 demo has crashed.
  • MC-20169 – Missing library starting the game.
  • MC-21172 – Resourcepack crashes.
  • MC-21436 – Nested colors in json chat don't work.
  • MC-21965 – Mob's bame is not translated in death messages (fixed only on LAN).
  • MC-22375 – Game unplayable / development console getting spammed with Stacktrace.
  • MC-22401 – Cannot pick block lead in creative.
  • MC-22879 – My tamed dog attempts to kill my horse.
  • MC-23959 – No animals are present in new chunks in 1.6.1 or an old map.


The 1.6.2 pre-release server version was reuploaded later on July 5, 2013 to fix the server.jar and to fix an issue with paintings and item frames.[2]

The 1.6.2 pre-release server version was reuploaded again later on July 5, 2013 to fix more issues with the server.jar.[3]