Bukkit Alternatives

    Bukkit is described as 'free, open-source, software that provides the means to extend the popular Minecraft multiplayer server'. There are seven alternatives to Bukkit for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Minecraft Server and Minecraft. The best alternative is PaperMC, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Bukkit are Spigot (Free, Open Source), Glowstone (Free, Open Source), Sponge (Free, Open Source) and Cuberite (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Jul 22, 2020

    • Paper is a fork of the Spigot server implementation (which is itself a fork of CraftBukkit). Paper strives to bring improved performance, more features, and more APIs for developers to build awesome plugins with. View 9 alternatives to PaperMC
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • Self-Hosted
      • Minecraft Server
    • Simply put, Spigot is it. Spigot is the most widely-used modded Minecraft server software in the world. View 8 alternatives to Spigot
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      • Minecraft Server
      • Minecraft
      Spigot vs Bukkit
      pros, cons and recent comments
      OKTAYMERCAN Good alternative for bukkit. Spigot have bukkit plugin support.
      Positive comment about 2 years ago



    • Glowstone is a lightweight, from scratch, open source Minecraft server written in Java that supports plugins written for the Spigot (and Bukkit) API. View 8 alternatives to Glowstone
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Minecraft Server
      • Minecraft
    • The purpose of the Sponge project is to create a plugin development framework for Minecraft. View 9 alternatives to Sponge
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Minecraft Server
      • Minecraft
    • A custom Minecraft compatible game server written in C++. It's a fast, lightweight, and awesome replacement for Vanilla. View 9 alternatives to Cuberite
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • BSD
      • Minecraft Server
      • Minecraft
    • Very flexible and efficient server software for Minecraft server hosting. View 14 alternatives to TridentSDK

      Discontinued

      Website doesn't work anymore.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      • Minecraft Server
      • Minecraft
    • Custom Minecraft Beta server software View 8 alternatives to Mineserver

      Discontinued

      Binaries are not updated since 2013

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • Minecraft Server
      • CentOS
      • Minecraft
      • Debian
      • Fink
      • MacPorts
      • Homebrew
      • Red Hat
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