Programs and editors/Skinning and texturing

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

3D Skin Editor Gatucraft

Use advanced tools like brush, paint bucket, eraser and color picker to edit your skin and create just the look you've been searching for!

The editor is 3D. You can zoom and rotate the model to paint in a more comfortable way. This editor has tools to create pixelated textures.

Supports both skin layers of version 1.8 of Minecraft, allowing you to add details in relief to your skin.

Direct export to Minecraft PE and allow to upload your skins direct to your Mojang account to use in Minecraft PC too.

2016-05-16 AndroidiOS



All versions No C# QB9 Entertainment
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Art of Minecraft

Allows editing of existing skin from Minecraft username or gallery, or create a new one from scratch. Upload skin directly to Minecraft or download to computer. ***The website’s domain expired approximately August of 2018 and no longer exists. 2015-03-08 Crossplatform (Web-based)


All versions No ? Cezary

Custom Real Life Seasons Framework

Seasonally rotating launcher for texture packs. Allows for converting any series of texture packs to a seasonal rotation. Launcher-based, so no possibility of any type of conflict with other mods. ? Windows



Java Edition 1.5.2 No ? TQuin

Grab That Skin

A simple to use tool that can download a skin to your computer.

It can also replace your old skin with the new downloaded one within a few clicks.

2012-05-23 WindowsmacOS


All versions No Mac: AppleScript Smiba


A web-based editor in accelerated 3D, with direct upload to 2012-07-07 Crossplatform (Web-based)


All versions No Javascript, WebGL Órbita 7
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An interactive skin management and editing studio in 3D, with direct upload to Minecraft support. 2012-05-07 Windows


All versions Yes C# Paril
Pierre Bondoerffer
Jonas Triki
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MCTPI (Minecraft Texture Pack Installer)

Lightweight texture-pack installer with the ability to install from a ZIP, direct URL or from a built-in library of submitted packs. 2011-10-21 Windows


Java Edition 1.1 No C# Liam McSherry
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Minecraft Skin Viewer

Simple tool that can display any Minecraft skin on an interactive model.

The unique feature of this application is the ability to change the position of the model manually. You can move any body part with the left mouse button like playing with a virtual action figure.

The original Minecraft Forum link is dead, but you can download the application here (the creator's link).

2011-06-03 Windows


All versions No C# Łukasz Rejman
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Minecraft Terrain Changer

MTC is a tool used to manage terrain.png textures quickly and easily. This includes replacement of existing textures by new ones, exporting textures, and generation of the modified terrain.png. 2011-06-18 Windows


Java Edition 1.1? No C# Liquid

Miners Need Cool Shoes

A simple to use tool that can allow you to edit and download a skin to your computer.

It can also replace your old skin with the new downloaded one within a few clicks.

2012-05-23 Crossplatform (Web-based)


All versions No Javascript, JQuery, Cascading Style Sheets ?

MTE - Minecraft Texturepack Editor

An Editor for texturepacks. You can open existing or create new texturepacks or even mix images between different packs. 2012-02-10 Windows


Java Edition 1.1 No Delphi BionicWave

My Skin Editor For Minecraft

Easy & simple to use iOS app featuring skin editor, skin uploader & skin importer for Minecraft PC where users can edit existing skins, import skin from Minecraft username & upload them to account all within this app. 2015-04-23 iOS


All versions No Objective C aZeR


Complete minecraft player skin and texture editor solution. Has wallpaper creator.

Player skins with poseable/bendable characters. Gallery with skins and textures. Texture pack editor with all mobs, items, blocks, schematics, techne models,animation. Everything you want to customize your minecraft.

2013-01-07 Crossplatform (Web-based)



All versions Yes Javascript Marcelo Saviski


PMCSkin3D is a free online app for advanced Minecraft skin editing and publishing. Create Minecraft skins with easy to use tools, custom brushes, advanced modes and color palettes! All of your progress and settings are saved to your local device allowing you to pick up where you left off. 2018 Crossplatform (Web-based)


All versions Yes Javascript Planet Minecraft


A web-based skin creator that allows you to select and combine hundreds of existing outfits and items. Handling is easy and you can work with different layers, so you won't ruin your skin if you add an item and later decide to remove it again. You can also download the shockwave-file to use Skincraft without an active internet connection.

Also works on Android smartphones with flash support.

2011-06-27 Crossplatform (Web-based)


All versions No Shockwave Flash The-Swain, Afro-Ninja, Mike Welsh
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Interactive skin editor with real-time 3D preview, as well a library of pre-built parts. 2011-04-13 WindowsLinuxmacOS


Java Edition 1.1 No Java Patrik Swedman


Skiner is easy and simple skin making program, including some useful tools: color palette, box tool and preview! 2012-01-07 Windows


Java Edition 1.1? Yes CoolBasic mavaan

Skin Toolkit for Minecraft

Skin Toolkit for Minecraft is a cool app that allows one to edit skins easily on the go using an Android phone! 2015-05-18 Android


Java Edition 1.8? No Java Lowhill Apps

Skin DJ: A Minecraft edit tool

Skin DJ is an easy-and-fun Android app to create your original Minecraft skins! 2016-06-04 Android


All versions No Argentino Zeeroll Technologies