Launcher 2.0.700/Development versions

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This is a list of Launcher 2.0.700 development versions.

2.0.15x-dev

2.0.154-dev (Windows), or 2.1.153-dev (macOS) was a version of the launcher.

Additions

  • First beta version of the new launcher.
  • It is now possible to play the game with 2 accounts simultaneously.

2.0.16x-stage

2.0.164-stage (Windows), or 2.1.163-stage (macOS) was a version of the launcher.

Changes

  • Change from dev to stage version.

2.0.28x-stage

2.0.282-stage (Windows), or 2.1.283-stage (macOS) was a version of the launcher.

Additions

General
  • Now supports running multiple instances of Minecraft at the same time.
  • Can now be kept open while the game is running, allowing access to things like the help page.
  • Now backs up launcher_profiles.json (profiles, logins, etc) before migrating settings to new launcher.
  • Made launch options slightly smaller, so that more of them can fit in the same space.
  • The button to add a new launch option is now at the top of the list.
  • "Keep launcher open" and "Show game log" are now separate settings.
Windows
  • Running the launcher from a non-C drive should now work.
    • There are still lingering issues with running the launcher at all for some users.
  • Clicking the .exe again while the game is open now brings back the launcher window instead of doing nothing.
Linux
  • Linux support is still underway. We're getting very close - the launcher works, but we're not yet done with distribution.

Fixes

General
  • Fixed running modded versions.
  • Resolution settings should now work properly.
  • Fixed an issue where opening the game directory would give an error message even when it worked.
  • Pressing "Del" in input fields no longer removes the rest of the line.
  • Pressing tab on the news page no longer messes with the news carousel.
  • Fixed a crash that would sometimes happen when the game closed.
  • Selecting input with your mouse and hitting backspace on the keyboard should now properly delete the input.
  • The version information page no longer selects all text when you click it.
Windows
  • Fixed an issue with the self updater.
    • This may mean that users have to redownload the new launcher to get updates.

2.0.3xx-stage

2.0.320-stage (Windows), or 2.1.319-stage (macOS) was a version of the launcher.

2.0.38x-stage

2.0.387-stage (Windows), or 2.1.388-stage (macOS) was a version of the launcher.

Additions

  • The language of the launcher can now be changed.

2.0.414-stage

2.0.414-stage (Windows) was a version of the launcher.

Fixes

  • Fixed the launcher being stuck on "Loading...".
  • Fixed the launcher not updating itself.

2.0.42x-stage

2.0.424-stage (Windows), or 2.1.425-stage (macOS) was a version of the launcher.

2.0.429-stage

2.0.429-stage (Windows) was a version of the launcher.

2.0.447-stage

2.0.447-stage was a version of the launcher.

2.0.455-stage

2.0.455-stage was a version of the launcher.

2.0.46x-stage

2.0.464-stage (Windows), or 2.1.465-stage (macOS) was a version of the launcher.

Fixes

  • Applied fixes from previous Windows versions to macOS.

2.0.490-stage

2.0.490-stage was a version of the launcher.

2.0.497-stage

2.0.497-stage was a version of the launcher.

Additions

  • Added more languages.

2.0.5xx

2.0.581-stage (Windows), 2.0.580-stage (macOS), or 2.0.579-dev (Linux) was a version of the launcher.

Additions

  • Added support for Linux.

2.0.51x-stage

2.0.510-stage (Windows), or 2.1.511-stage (macOS) was a version of the launcher.

Fixes

  • New font for better readability.
  • Fix for resolution.
  • Collection of usage data, which can be toggled off in launcher options.

2.0.663-stage

2.0.663-stage was a version of the launcher.

Fixes

  • Removed security popups on macOS.

2.0.673-stage

2.0.673-stage (Windows) was a version of the launcher.

2.0.682-dev

2.0.682-dev (Linux) was a version of the launcher.

Notes and references