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A minecraft mod which adds a new console type GUI to the game
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Minecraft Console Mod

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  • Scrollable chat window
  • Copy+Paste
  • Input history
  • Very customisable
  • Works in all Single and Multi player game modes
  • Dynamic window resizing
  • No text overflow
  • Keeps history of whole Minecraft session, not just per world
  • Key bindings
  • Username tab completion (in servers)


Click the image above for the youtube video


  1. Install modloader
  2. Install Minecraft Console

Both mods can be installed with the instructions found in the modloader thread.


  1. Open up %appdata%, if you don't know how to do this, start>run, then type in %appdata%
  2. Browse to .minecraft/bin
  3. Open up minecraft.jar with WinRAR or 7zip.
  4. Drag and drop the necessary files into the jar.
  5. Delete the META-INF folder in the jar.
  6. Run Minecraft, enjoy!


  1. Go to Applications>Utilities and open terminal.
  2. Type in the following, line by line:

      cd ~
      mkdir mctmp
      cd mctmp
      jar xf ~/Library/Application\ Support/minecraft/bin/minecraft.jar
  3. Outside of terminal, copy all the files and folders into the mctmp directory.

  4. Back inside terminal, type in the following:

      rm META-INF/MOJANG_C.*
      jar uf ~/Library/Application\ Support/minecraft/bin/minecraft.jar ./
      cd ..
      rm -rf mctmp
  5. Run Minecraft, enjoy!


The GUI can be customised quite a bit already, and I am working on more which will allow everyone (if they want) to have a unique looking GUI. The customisation comes from the configuration file located at .minecraft/mods/console/


Within the settings file, any setting that starts with COLOR_ is a color. To edit these colors simply put in your new color in 32 bit unsigned format.

For example, if you wish to change the output box background: COLOR_OUTPUT_BACKGROUND=0xFFFFFF

This specifies that the OUTPUT background should be white. The bits are specified as below:


Where AA = Alpha RR = Red GG = Green BB = Blue

Key Bindings

The mod now supports binding keys to events, there are currently no commands that allow you to configure this is game though.

To add or change a key binding simply create a new file (or edit the existing) at: .minecraft/mods/console/

Each line in the file specifies a key binding the format is expected as below: KEY_CODE_LIST=INPUT

KEY_CODE_LIST is a comma separated list of key codes for all the keys which need to be pressed at the same time in order to execute the INPUT INPUT is what is executed - it is sent to the server if you're on multi-player or into the chatline if you're on single player.


  • 19 is the R key
  • 42,19 is Shift+R keys
  • 42,19,20 is Shift+R+T keys

Key codes Source


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