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How to Use Spritecraft (1.12.2)

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How to Use Spritecraft (1.12.2)How to Use Spritecraft (1.12.2)How to Use Spritecraft (1.12.2)

Hey, I'm Piinoy. In this tutorial, I'll be teaching all of you how to use Spritecraft. If you didn't know, Spritecraft is a simple-to-use program that allows you to convert HD images into Minecraft blocks. Let's begin.

To begin, we'll need to install a file archiver. WinRar does the job perfectly.
  1. Identify what type of operating system you have. Go to Settings > System > About. Under "Device specifications" look for System type. Remember whether you have a 32-bit or 64-bit operating system.
  2. Head to the RARLab website.
  3. Click the download that includes your preferred language and supports your operating system.
  4. Open the file, and complete the installer.
Now, let's install Spritecraft.
  1. Go to diamondpants and click on "Download Spritecraft Full Now!"
  2. Move the file onto your desktop.
  3. Right-click it, and using WinRar, click "Extract Here"
Lastly, let's download MCEdit.
  1. Go to the MCEdit Github.
  2. Again, based on your operating system, either download the Windows 32-bit or 64-bit file.
  3. Place it on your desktop.
  4. Double-click the file and let it extract itself.
Make sure to have an image ready.

Before we generate the image, create a world in Singleplayer. Make sure to fly around the area you want to place the pixel art, for the chunks need to be loaded. After you've done that, make sure to leave the world and quit the game. Now, we can begin converting the picture.
  1. On your desktop, open the extracted folder named SpritecraftFull.
  2. Open SpritecraftFull; a new window should open.
  3. Click on Browse, and look for your image.
  4. Tick the "Max Width" and "Max Height" boxes and change the dimensions to whatever you please. Note that the "Max Height" can only be 256 because of Minecraft's height limit and that the bigger the dimensions, the better the resolution.
  5. If you want to, edit several settings by clicking the "Options" button in the top left.
  6. Once ready, click on "Create Minecraft Blueprint!"
  7. Click on "Save Schematic" and save it on your desktop.

We can move on the importing the schematic.

Repeating myself, make sure your game is closed. When done, we can start to import.
  1. On your desktop, open the "mcedit" folder.
  2. Scroll down and click on the application "mcedit" If it opens a photo, exit out and click the other "mcedit"
  3. Click "Quick Load," select your world, and load it.
  4. To control your player, use WASD and hold your right-click to look up, down, left, and right.
  5. Click 6, or click on the crane in your sixth slot inside of your hotbar.
  6. Head to the desktop folder and select the schematic we exported from Spritecraft.
  7. Click E to rotate, R to roll, F to flip, and G to mirror the image.
  8. When satisfied with a position, left-click to set it and click on "Import" to the left.
  9. After imported, either hold Ctrl+S or go to Menu > Save.
  10. Quit MCEdit.

All you need to do now is load up Minecraft and join your world! If you'd like, give this post a diamond, favorite, and share your creation(s) in the comments!

Problems? Suggestions? Tell me in the comments section!

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11/07/2018 11:28 am
Level 60 : High Grandmaster Programmer
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Hey Piinoy, want to do a review or tutorial for PixelStacker as well?
05/01/2018 6:33 pm
Level 24 : Expert Explorer
Piinoy's Avatar
Show me your creations down here! Here's mine: