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Minecraft Mappers

Map rendering tools, known as mappers, allow you to create an overhead visual of your entire world within the game. The visual appearance is very similar to that of an RTS game, and can allow you to really show-off your world in full, with just one picture. This type of program is commonly used by server admins, who wish to render their server's map for players to view.

Currently, there are a variety of different mapper programs available to choose from. However, not all of them are updated to work with the latest version of minecraft, below you find the ones that are compatible with 1.3.1 and 1.2.5.

Creator: equalpants
Version: 1.2
Compaitible: Minecraft 1.3.1
Description: Pigmap is a mapper designed for larger worlds in minecraft, it can render maps very quickly. It was coded in C++.

Creator: Zahl
Version: 1.3
Compaitible: Minecraft 1.3.1
Description: mcmap creates an image of your minecraft world from an isometric viewpoint. It supports both Windows and Linux, and was coded in C++.

Creator: techbrew
Version: 1.5.3
Compaitible: Minecraft 1.2.5
Description: JourneyMap is a free mod that allows the user to create a real-time overhead map of your minecraft world, as you explore it. The map can be viewed while you're in-game, or in a web browser. It requires ModLoader 1.2.5 to install. It is compatible with Windows, Mac, and Linux operating systems, and is programmed in Java.

Minecraft Overviewer
Creator: Overviewer Team
Version: 0.9
Compaitible: Minecraft 1.2.5
Description: The Minecraft Overviewer renders high-resolution interactive maps of minecraft worlds, using the Google Maps API. The Overviewer is mainly targeted for use by minecraft server admins, rather than actual players. It is compatible with Windows, Mac, and Linux operating systems. and is programmed in Python/C.

Creator: OrangyTang
Version: 2.14
Compaitible: Minecraft 1.2.5
Description: Tectonicus creates a detailed map of a minecraft world, which can then be viewed in Google Maps. It is compatible with Windows, Mac, and Linux operating systems, and is programmed in Java.

Creator: megasys
Version: 0.3.165
Compaitible: Minecraft 1.2.5
Description: Unmined generates a live 2D version of a world within minecraft. It is compatible with Windows, and is programmed in Delphi.