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How to make a Texture Pack!

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The PMC Sheep avatar The PMC Sheep
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A lot of people don't know how to make texture packs so I thought I would share all the info I have. This tutorial might sound a bit complicated at the beginning, but the end result of your texture pack will be amazing!
What you will need:

·Image editing program(paint.net, Photoshop, GIMP, MS Paint is not recommended)

First off, open your explorer and type %appdata% into the box thats to the left of the searching box.
Then open the folder .minecraft, open the versions folder and then go into the folder of the version that your texture pack should be.
There should be a .jar file. Copy-paste it to your desktop and rename it from [​version].jar to [​version].zip. Delete everything in the ZIP folder EXCEPT "assets", "pack.mcmeta" and "pack.png". Open the assets folder, then go into the minecraft folder. There you have a bunch of folders. Click on the one which says "textures".
There you have all of the Minecraft textures! Just click on a folder where you want to change some textures and open the .png files with an edititing program like paint.net, Photoshop or GIMP.
If you are done with editing all the textures you want, delete all of the images and folders where you didn't edit anything. Don't worry, nothing will happen to your edited textures. Then you can consider editing pack.png.
This will be the picture that will show up if you use your texture pack. Only 1 more step, then we're done. This text should be showing up in pack.mcmeta:
"pack": {
"description": "The default Data for Minecraft",
"pack_format": 1

Replace the "The default Data for Minecraft" with what your texture pack's name should be, or a little description.
Did you notice the "1" in the code? This number is actually different depending on your version.
Replace the "1" with the following numbers:
"1" for versions 1.6.1 - 1.8.9
"2" for versions 1.9 - 1.10.2
"3" for versions 1.11 - 1.12.2
"4" for versions 1.13 - 1.14.4
"5" for versions 1.15 - 1.15.2
"6" for versions 1.16 - 1.16.4
"7" for versions 1.17+

The last thing is to give your ZIP folder the name of your texture pack.
There you have your pack!
Put the ZIP folder into the resource pack folder by:
Going into Minecraft, Then clicking on Options > Resource Packs > open Resource Pack folder
Now you are ready to use your texture pack in-game!

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08/18/2021 1:57 pm
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i dont have winzip trial anymore
07/30/2021 7:05 am
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07/17/2021 9:58 pm
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07/17/2021 9:57 pm
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yeah making a texture pack how do you make one in 1.17.1
07/17/2021 9:56 pm
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hey how do i make a texture pack in 1.17.1?
06/28/2021 5:55 amhistory
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there is no jar file in 1.17 version ( not snapshot ) so i cant do it The PMC Sheep
06/30/2021 8:10 am
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The PMC Sheep
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Run the 1.17 version from the Minecraft Launcher, there should be a .jar file then.
06/23/2021 9:16 pm
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can you do this for 1.4.7 and old versions
06/21/2021 8:17 pm
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Do you have a website I can use
04/29/2021 7:02 pm
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Thanks man this helped a lot. You're a legend
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