Minecraft snapshot 15w46a

Here it is, this week’s snapshot, going by the fancy name “15w46a” is now available. There are still a lot of bugs open on our bugtracker that need to be taken care of before we can release version 1.9 of Minecraft, but with each of these snapshots we are getting a little bit closer to that point.

Now is also a good time to look into the changes between 1.8 and 1.9 if you are creating resource packs or custom maps with command blocks.

Notable changes:

  • Fixed a lot of bugs
  • Updated version number
  • Less strict about entities behavior, but more strict about the colors they use
  • Made up at least one notable change to make the list look longer

Bugs fixed in this snapshot:

  • [Bug MC-128] - 3rd person view reverts to 1st person view if head inside a block
  • [Bug MC-415] - Leaves replace transparent blocks
  • [Bug MC-1701] - Flying through a Portal in Creative turns off “fly mode” on the other side
  • [Bug MC-1752] - Breaking Doors moves the other part of the door sometimes
  • [Bug MC-1846] - First-person perspective parallax problem
  • [Bug MC-2255] - Redstone wire uses different criteria for connecting visually and logically
  • [Bug MC-2844] - Doors have no placement sound.
  • [Bug MC-3430] - Detector rails do not power adjacent powered rails upward on slope
  • [Bug MC-3634] - Blocks incorrectly able to be placed on end portal frame
  • [Bug MC-3776] - IPv6 Does Not Work
  • [Bug MC-3867] - Mob inside mob spawner “stutters” if no player is in spawn range or spawner is outside worldborder
  • [Bug MC-4839] - Sprinting Stops After Certain Distance/Time
  • [Bug MC-5927] - Daylight Sensor outputting signal when encased
  • [Bug MC-5951] - Comparator side input does not recognize all types of redstone power sources
  • [Bug MC-7519] - Clearing Nausea Potion Effect will stop it but show portal tint
  • [Bug MC-11149] - Redstone hitbox not allowing block below to be hit
  • [Bug MC-11519] - Epilepsy trigger from collecting a lot of EXP
  • [Bug MC-12959] - TNT mesh rotated wrongly placed vs primed
  • [Bug MC-13818] - Unable to see Horse Health in Creative
  • [Bug MC-19243] - Breath icon misplaced with Absorption
  • [Bug MC-35665] - Glass panes don’t join up correctly with ice blocks
  • [Bug MC-38422] - Blocks drop XP with doTileDrops set to false
  • [Bug MC-47636] - Boats appear to be sunken in water
  • [Bug MC-49370] - mobGriefing false snowman snow placing
  • [Bug MC-54109] - Wolfs collar is orange insted of red
  • [Bug MC-57569] - Wither Moves During Shield Generation / Wither attacking before initial explosion
  • [Bug MC-59777] - Endermen lose ability to dodge melee attacks after being hit
  • [Bug MC-62041] - Untamed horses continue consuming food after reaching 100% tameability
  • [Bug MC-62118] - Iron bars model issues
  • [Bug MC-64139] - Cannot place banner or sign on snow layer level 1
  • [Bug MC-64492] - Changes to mob spawning algorithm
  • [Bug MC-65214] - Guardians are spawned in random places
  • [Bug MC-65240] - Banner pole texture mis-aligned
  • [Bug MC-78635] - Stopping a server after save-off causes unexpected data loss
  • [Bug MC-80807] - NBT data for SmallFireballs is incomplete
  • [Bug MC-84306] - Glowing aura doesn’t work if team color is set to reset
  • [Bug MC-92137] - Stairs’ UV Mapping is upside-down
  • [Bug MC-92144] - Hopper: java.lang.ClassCastException: ahw cannot be cast to ahn
  • [Bug MC-92167] - “Realms Notifications” option in options menu
  • [Bug MC-92443] - Typo in soundevent name “enttiy.zombie.infect”

Please report any and all bugs you find in Minecraft to bugs.mojang.com. If nobody reports a bug, we can’t fix it!

To get snapshots, open your launcher and press the “New Profile” button. Call it “snapshots” and check the box saying “Enable experimental development snapshots” and save. To switch to the normal version, you can select it in the dropdown at the bottom left corner of the launcher. Back up your world first or run the game on in a different folder (See the “new profile” dialog).

Snapshots can corrupt your world, please backup and/or run them in a different folder from your main worlds.

Cross-platform server jar:

Minecraft server jar

Report bugs here: