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Server wrappers are systems that do not modify the Minecraft server or its data files, but instead read its console output and supply console commands in order to add some additional functionality. This means that they will usually work with any version of the server software.

Name Description Date Version Platforms Link Latest Compatible Release Source available Programming language Author


AdminCraft is an open source Administration Web GUI Console for administering a Linux Minecraft Server. Admincraft is in early development. The git-page states: "This project has discontinued" 2012-2-22 0.3 Linux


1.4.7 Yes Python, Bash Alf


Provides server owners with an easy to use, powerful GUI. Powerful functions including a task scheduler, error logger, and plugin manager featuring Bukget. Low CPU/RAM overhead. Supports remote servers through JSONAPI. 2015-07-01 v1.8.0. 541 (v2.0.0. 287 beta) Windows


All Yes VisualBasic Bertware
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BukkitUI for Windows

BukkitUI for Windows is a port from the Java version to C# to ensure complete compatibility on Windows systems. BukkitUI for Windows, as its Java counterpart, is small and lightweight and features a rich, custom user interface. This version of BukkitUI is currently in the development phase and will be released shortly. n/a n/a Windows


Any Yes C#.NET Beatsleigher


Operate a Minecraft or Bukkit server from the command line. With clicraft you can send in-game commands to the server's console, extend functionality with scripts, and more. 2012-7-6 0.0.7 Linux


All Yes Bash DMBuce

CraftSRV 1.x (Legacy)

This product has been superseded by - CraftSRV was a Minecraft Server control panel. Enabling you to manage multiple servers, CraftSRV is suitable for both personal and business use.

CraftSRV includes many features that are not available in other Minecraft Server control panels. Features such as our unique Plugin manager which enables you to install plugins effortlessly, at a click of a button.

2016-11-20 1.11.2 Linux


All No PHP CraftSRV Ltd


The Extendable Minecraft Server Manager (EMSM) allows you to manage multiple world and server versions (vanilla, mc-forge, bungeecord, ...) with one tool. It's easy to extend and there are already a lot of useful plugins like: backups, initd, status, ... 2015-03-10 4.0.0-beta Linux



All MIT Python Benedikt Schmitt

Game is a brand game server control panel. Supporting Source, Minecraft and more! The new game panel from CraftSRV Ltd. 2017-01-05 2.0.0 Linux


All No Java CraftSRV Ltd


Handle is a Python front-end for bukkit. It automates backups, mapping, and restarts. It also gives you a live feed of your RAM/CPU/HDD and an online player list. 2011-5-10 0.3.0 Linux



1.2.5 Yes Python T_Mac


A robust command line wrapper and terminal multiplexer supporting the usual things (scheduled restarts, backups, etc) but also packing scriptability and a bunch of useful plugins. mark2 is aimed at those competent enough to configure themselves, and want an open platform to build on. Works with vanilla, craftbukkit, spigot, feed the beast, technic, etc. Maintained in a fork as of January 2015. 2012-02-06  ? LinuxmacOS


All Yes Python & Twisted barneygale, edk141, gsand


A web based control panel that provides scheduling, permissions management, backup handling, plugin installation and many other features in a easy to use web interface. McMyAdmin is currently the most widely used control panel powering over 65000 Minecraft servers. Compatible with most major server mods. 2013-04-29 WindowsLinuxmacOS


All Front End C# CubeCoders Limited


MCServer is a mini http server which allows you to administrate your Minecraft Server form your local machine or remotely using a web browser. Simply run MCServer and connect to your computer using a browser to be able to give items to players, create backups, start/stop/restart the Minecraft Server and much more. 2011-9-17 0.31.600 Windows



1.8 No PureBasic Dean Williams

MC Server Helper

Console wrapper for Windows that automates server backup, restart, and update of minecraft_server.jar. 2011-03-05 1.1a Windows


1.2.5 Yes, Ms-PL C# GaryJohnson
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MC Server Soft

Advanced Minecraft Server Manager with a beautiful GUI to host your server at home. 2011-05-19 Windows



1.12 No C# Robin9080 (a.k.a Fahblade)
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MC ServerVille

MC ServerVille is a Minecraft server wrapper that simplifies setting up and managing a Minecraft server. You can save settings to profiles for later use, send commands with the quick command panel, and add/remove people from player lists. 2012-12-1 1.2.0 WindowsLinuxmacOS



1.4.5 No Java Axelrod360


MCStation is a server wrapper that allows for simple remote configuration. Using the remote shell, you have access to all Minecraft server commands as well as the ability to use the built in mcmap to create maps and email them to yourself. Last update 3 years ago. 2011-07-29 v1.0 WindowsLinuxmacOS


1.2.5 Yes Python Boxing Nun Studios


Python wrapper script. When a user connects it starts the Minecraft server and when the last one leaves the Minecraft server is stopped to reduce memory and cpu usage. MCSuperServerScript extends this by giving users the ability to change worlds and some operater commands. 2012-9-28 0.06.02 LinuxmacOSWindows


1.3.2 GPL3 Python Paul Andreassen


Minimalistic yet full featured control script for the minecraft server purely written in bash. Despite the obvious start, stop, restart capabilies, the script may take backups, restore and prune them by using standard Linux utilies like tar. Additionally through easily readable systemd service and timer files the minecraft server and the backup process can be automated. To increase the efficiency further, the script is able to suspend the server when no player is logged in and bring it up again as soon as a player tries to join. It supports the vanilla minecraft, spigot and probably other servers. Installation instructions especially for the Linux distribution Arch Linux may be found at the according ArchWiki entry. 2015-09-20 Continuous Development Linux


All Yes bash Gordian Edenhofer

Minecraft Server Commander

Provides various help functions for hosting the default java server, like an auto-command system and give helper. 2011-10-15 2.0 Windows



1.2.5 Yes C# F16Gaming
MSCS-logo.png [Multiworld] Minecraft Server Control Script is a powerful yet lightweight multiworld server-management script for UNIX and Linux powered Minecraft servers.

Create and run multiple Minecraft worlds, schedule backups/restarts and other tasks, map your world using Overviewer, and more! Minecraft Server Control Script is also compatible with all versions of Minecraft, and supports server software such as Forge, Bukkit, Spigot, etc.

2017-02-01 16.06 LinuxmacOS


All Yes Bash sandain

Minecraft Server Control Tool

MSCT (pronounced like "musket") is a robust and lightweight tool for managing Minecraft servers in tmux windows. Currently supports starting servers attached or detached, resuming a detached server, and halting a server, with support for multiple concurrent servers. Upcoming features include an auto-mailer on server crash with attached crash report and log file, daemonized mode with a web GUI, Windows OS support, automatic backup and restoration of world data, and more. 2016-2-18 1.0.0 Linux


All Yes Golang nathanpaulyoung

Minecraft Server Dashboard

An open-source frontend designed to make running a Minecraft server from home as simple as possible, particularly if this is the first time hosting a server. Project on GitHub. 2013-08-17 v0.1-beta Windows


All Yes VB.NET navhaxs

Minecraft Server Manager

Minecraft Server Manager (MCSM for short) is makes managing, running and extending your Minecraft/Bukkit/Tekkit/etc. servers much easier and faster. Features include custom command buttons, auto-backup, startup scripts, mapping, filtered message log, command use warnings, web interface and much more! It is in constant development but will auto-update to latest releases (approx. 1 new release each month) if you choose. 2013-08-08 2.3 Windows


1.6.2 (or any other version!) Yes C# Edward Nutting

Minecraft Server Manager

Minecraft Server Manager is a Linux init script which takes care of all your Minecraft servers. In addition to stopping, starting and restarting, MSM also periodically creates backups, can load worlds into RAM for faster access (reducing lag), has super responsive stop and start actions (minimising player downtime) and includes full bash tab completion for all commands. Visit github for the full list of features. 2012-8-12 0.8.11 Linux


1.2.5 Yes Bash Marcus Whybrow

Minecraft Web Front-end

The tricky way to manage your minecraft server!  ? Alpha (no public release) Windows macOS Linux


All Yes Java / JQuery / HTML / CSS Sam le Barbare

Minecraft-Webmanager light

Minecraft-Webmanager Light is a lightweight server manager for Minecraft written in NodeJs. Its in early development and not yet ready to use. 2016-03-06 In early development Linux


All Yes Javascript / NodeJS Nicklas2751
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Feature rich hosting solution and control panel. Lets you manage multiple servers over a single web based user interface. 2012-9-6 2.0.1 WindowsLinux



All Yes Python, PHP


The Real-time Minecraft server control panel 2016-06-05 2.10 WindowsLinuxmacOS


All No PHP & Python TunkDesign


NINSS (NINSS is no server software) is a server wrapper designed to easily write and import plugins, written in .NET or Javascript, for every minecraft version. NINSS reads the server output and provides methods for your plugins to act on the output and issue server commands as appropriate. Project on Github: 2014-12-08 0.3 Windows


All Yes NINSS executable in C#, Plugins are written in Javascript M4GNV5


Designed to help maintain a vanilla server, or to perform basic functions expected of Bukkit where it can't be used (ex, on some modded servers). Among other things it includes basic features like welcome messages and backups, but also more advanced things such as alt catching, spam protection, and server CPU/RAM/Disk usage stats in game. 2012-6-10 2.7.0 Linux



1.2.5 Yes Bash Chris "rocketman679" Haataja
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NodeMC is a lightweight Minecraft server API wrapper aimed at developers who want to build their own dashboards. However, it does come with a more than capable stock dashboard that can be utilized to control a server. Supports any Minecraft server jarfile, and is overall a very open platform to develop on. Is frequently updated. 2016-3-10 Latest Version WindowsLinuxmacOS


All Yes Node.js Gabriel "gmemstr" Simmer


Obsidian is a lightweight server wrapper with a lot of features to enjoy. World managing and editing is currently being added to it. In the future you will also be able to manage and control multiple servers. 2012-12-27 3.0 Windows


1.4.6 No Visual Basic, Batch Nacorpio and ROFLCopter64bit


Minecraft Server Frontend to help easily configure everything you need. 2011-11-18 1.1 LinuxWindowsmacOS



1.2.5 Yes C++ Xapphire13


Minecraft server wrapper with crash detection, auto restarts, Telnet and more. Also provides Bukkit-style JLine console formatting for vanilla servers. 2012-12-30 R10 a14 WindowsLinuxmacOS


1.7.2 No Java drdranick
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Focus on quickly saving, loading, uploading, downloading, and switching between maps. Also standard stuff life configuration editing, command line via web, command line via shell, etc.  ? continuous development Linux


1.7.1 Yes bash/PHP thuejk
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An advanced GUI to manage all of your Minecraft servers! 2015-4-10 1.01.1 Windows


all No C# bramhaag, thijmen321


SimpleCraft is a bukkit Minecraft server wrapper designed so that you can run powerful servers simply with features such as UPnP port forwarding, making life much easier. Coded in C# in WPF, SC provides the Admin with a clean GUI offering extended features such as auto-command, save, backup, editing and more. SimpleCraft can be used with any craftbukkit version, just download the latest within the app! With regular updates, SC's bugs will be fixed ASAP, and if you don't want updates, just turn them off! SimpleCraft is perfect for you if you want to run a poweful bukkit server with ease. More information on the website! 2014-01-20 Windows


All No C# Alex Ogden


Console wrapper and packet tunnel for Minecraft beta servers. It implements user groups, whitelisting, admin commands, block blacklisting, chest protection, automated backups and restarts, and more. 2013-05-12 8.4.9 WindowsLinuxmacOS



1.5.2 Yes Java SpiegalPwns


It works with a webserver and a Bukkit plugin on any platform with very useful functions like plugin manager, modpack manager, versions manager, all very easily. Best of all, it's free. 2015-11-2 Beta WindowsLinux


1.8 No Node.JS Xereo


TinnFoil is not a plugin, TinnFoil is a lightweight server wrapper that allows users to manage their server and run common commands without having to access the terminal. The GUI is a simple clean web based interface that can be accessed via the web browser. Backups are also available via manual or automatic operations. 2013-2-10 1.0.0 WindowsLinux


1.4.7 No Python TinnFoil

TT server maker

Creates and runs your server with a single click. You can have unlimited servers. It's easy to update to any minecraft version, including snapshots. Built in port-forwarding, supporting Bukkit, Spigot, and Forge. 2017-04-25 Continuous Development Windows


All No C# torokt21 is a simple server wrapper designed to emulate Bukkit-like functionality without modifying the server jar. It supports backups, IRC, and has an API for plugins. It uses a proxy mode to enable extra API functionality, such as real /commands. Proxy mode supports 1.7.2 and above, and non-proxy setups work on any version. 2017-03-06 0.7.6 (stable) 0.11.5 (development) WindowsLinuxmacOS


Any Yes Python benbaptist