Canary Alternatives

    Canary is described as 'alternative server software for Minecraft with improved chat commands. It provides the ability to customize the gameplay with plugins'. There are three alternatives to Canary for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Minecraft, Minecraft Server and Windows. The best alternative is Aternos, which is free. Other great apps like Canary are Glowstone (Free, Open Source) and Cuberite (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Sep 11, 2014

    • Aternos is a free Minecraft server host. It works like most of the free offers on the internet, with advertisements placed on the site's page.
    • Glowstone is a lightweight, from scratch, open source Minecraft server written in Java that supports plugins written for the Spigot (and Bukkit) API.
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      • Free • Open 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.
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      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • BSD
      • Minecraft Server
      • Minecraft