I play Minecraft Java Edition, but the launcher takes too long to load.
Is it possible to use a command on my macOS's Terminal to manually launch Minecraft?
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Here is a tool (that I created) for this purpose. It supports Mojang and Microsoft accounts.
By default, Minecraft runs in a sort of "portaloo" mode, where the game files (saves, packs etc...) are stored separately. To change this, simple edit the
directory property in
First, install Node.js.
Next, download this repository, and unzip it.
In the folder, run:
npm i node index.js --init
This will create config.yaml:
# The folder to run Minecraft in. directory: ./minecraft # The version of Minecraft to run. version: 1.17.1 # Optional: JVM Arguments. jvmArgs: - argument - another argument - I have a lot of arguments. # Optional: Memory settings memory: min: 1G max: 2G # Optional: Java Path. javaPath: /usr/lib/jvm/java-16-openjdk-amd64/bin/java
Run the game:
On first run, this will allow you to log in.
To force a log in (if you have multiple accounts):
node index.js --login
If the repository is suddenly deleted, that will probably be if I accidentally leak information.
Also, this is allowed on the forum, as I made it clear that it was my creation.