Frequently Asked Questions

What is Animated Java?

Animated Java is a Blockbench plugin lets you easily create detailed animations in vanilla Minecraft Java Edition.

How do I Install Animated Java?

Follow the installation instructions on our Github

How can I support Animated Java?

You can support my projects on ko-fi!

What versions of Minecraft does Animated Java support?

Animated Java 1.0 supports Minecraft: Java Edition 1.19.4+

Does Animated Java leverage the new display entities from 1.19.4?

It does! Animated Java 0.3.x uses item display entities.

Does Animated Java support Molang?

Yes. However You can only use queries that function within Blockbench's animation preview.

How long has Animated Java been in development?

Since ~ September 1st, 2020

What is ObjMC?

ObjMC is a shader that can render and animate obj models in vanilla Minecraft.

What is MCBuild and where can I learn more about it?

MCBuild is a data pack pre-compiler that focuses on simplicity and versatility. You can learn more about it on their discord.

How does Animated Java differ from GeckoLib?

GeckoLib is an API Mod for Fabric and therefor requires a modded client. Animated Java uses only vanilla Minecraft tech to render and animate it's models, so you can use a vanilla client.

How does Animated Java differ from Model Engine?

Model Engine is a bukkit plugin that requires a plugin-based server environment, so it cannot function in singleplayer. Animated Java works uses data packs and resource packs and functions in both singleplayer and multiplayer.