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MCModeler v2.4 -- Mac Fix!

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MCModeler v1.3




The original post can be found here.

The new forums post can be found here.


Showing I have permission to re-continue this project:


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*Basic Info -


Creating Mobs can be one of the most frustrating processes in making a minecraft mod. One of the hardest parts in the process is creating a mobs model. It takes a lot of trial-and-error to code a basic model, and it can take a long time to create an advanced one. This is the reason programs such as Techne and MCModeler were created. They are made to make modding easier.


This program differs from Techne because it is written in Java, so it works with multiple platforms (Mac OS X, Linux, Windows).


Thank you so much to Apples_R_Tasty for making a Mac launcher for this! It is included in the download.



**Features -


- Easy to use GUI


- Userfriendly


- In-Program Texture Previewing


- Mutli-Platform Support


- Copy/Paste


- Code Generation




New in v1.3 -


- Added Undo/Redo

- Added downloadable Texture maps











Whats Next -


- Techne Model Support


- In-Program Updating


- More Backgrounds/Grids


- Automated Installer


- Complete Mob Code Support


- Option to export as .obj


Suggest Ideas in the comments below.






Download -


Download v1.2 Here: Version 1.2


Download v1.2 Source Code Here: Coming Soon

Download BETA v1.3 Here: Version BETA 1.3


Download v.2.4 Here : Version 2.4






Installation:


Download, Unzip, and run MCModeler.jar.




Note: Requires Java3D API. You can locate that here: Java3D v1.5.1












How To Use


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What does it all mean?!?!


Let me explain the fields and buttons:


Box List Manipulators
  • Name -
    • [*:20sjqv6b]The name of the new box you want to add. Please keep this name a valid Java identifier, as this is what the code generator uses as the identifiers for the boxes in the code it generates.

  • [*:20sjqv6b]Add New Box (Button)
    • [*:20sjqv6b]Adds a new box with the name specified in the Name field.

  • [*:20sjqv6b]Boxes
    • [*:20sjqv6b]A list of the boxes in your model.

  • [*:20sjqv6b]Delete box (Button)
    • [*:20sjqv6b]Deletes the selected box (This is irreversable! Careful!).

  • [*:20sjqv6b]Rename box (Button)
    • [*:20sjqv6b]Renames the selected box to the name of your choice (asks you for a new name, doesn't use the Name field).



Texture Manipulators
  • [*:20sjqv6b]Texture URL
    • [*:20sjqv6b]The URL of the texture you want to apply to the model.

  • [*:20sjqv6b]Browse (Button)
    • [*:20sjqv6b]Lets you select an image to use for the texture. Does not load the texture but simply puts the texture's location into the Texture URL field.

  • [*:20sjqv6b]Load (Button)
    • [*:20sjqv6b]Loads the texture specified by the Texture URL field.



Selected Box Values


**Note that with the following fields you need to press Enter to finalize your change.
  • [*:20sjqv6b]X/Y/Z size
    • [*:20sjqv6b]Specify the size of this box in pixels.

  • [*:20sjqv6b]X/Y/Z center
    • [*:20sjqv6b]Specify how many pixels the rotational center of the box should be from the geometric center of the box. This is the point around which the box rotates.

  • [*:20sjqv6b]X/Y/Z offset
    • [*:20sjqv6b]Specify how many pixels the box should be from the center of the model.

  • [*:20sjqv6b]X/Y/Z rotation
    • [*:20sjqv6b]Specify to what angle the box should rotate to, in degrees. Note that the rotations are applied in Z-Y-X order.

  • [*:20sjqv6b]X/Y Texture Offsets
    • [*:20sjqv6b]Specify the offset of this particular box's texture within the texture image, in pixels from the top left corner of the image.



File Menu


I won't explain the generic ones.
  • [*:20sjqv6b]Generate Code
    • [*:20sjqv6b]Generates the model code and puts it in the file specified.



Edit Menu


Copy/Cut/Paste are self-explanatory. (They also only work with boxes. )




View Menu
  • [*:20sjqv6b]Display XY/YZ/ZX grid
    • [*:20sjqv6b]These are guides to help you build your model. You can turn them on or off here.

  • [*:20sjqv6b]Display center point
    • [*:20sjqv6b]This option tells the previewer whether or not to draw the center point of the box.

  • [*:20sjqv6b]Display unselected boxes as...
    • [*:20sjqv6b]This option tells the previewer how to draw boxes you aren't currently working with. The options are self-explanatory, but keep in mind that you cannot mouse-select unselected boxes if this option is set to 'Invisible'.

  • [*:20sjqv6b]Reload texture file
    • [*:20sjqv6b]If you've made changes to your texture file, this reloads them and reapplies them to your model.



View Controls


View controls are pretty natural:
  • [*:20sjqv6b]Left-click on a box to select that box.
  • [*:20sjqv6b]Left-click and drag to rotate your view of the model
  • [*:20sjqv6b]Scroll with the mouse wheel to zoom in and out.


In case of an error-

  • [*:20sjqv6b]Run the program via the command terminal (CMD on windows, Shell/Bash on Linux/Macs) with the '-osdetect' parameter (something to this extent: 'java -jar MCModeler.jar -osdetect')


  • [*:20sjqv6b]Provide the information given to you in the popup. This will help me add compatibility for your operating system.


Thanks, and feel free to leave feedback/suggestions
Progress100% complete
Game VersionMinecraft 1.5.2
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Update #3 : 06/10/2013 11:45:17 amJun 10th, 2013

Fixed download links, they linked to planetminecraft.com/<link> instead of just <link>
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  • Minethwart
  • Level 1
  • New Miner
  • August 24, 2015, 2:58 pm
can not download
Dude, 1.2 and 2.4 links are down. and 1.3 doesnt work, i have a mac.
Please fix this! :(
heeyyyyyyyyyyy the link isnt working, if you'd like you could borrow my dropbox for it
You should fix the link on the MC Forums page as well.
  • EPICNESS234
  • Level 11
  • Journeyman Skinner
  • June 1, 2014, 1:40 pm
FIX THE LINK FIX THE LINK FIX THE LINK FIX THE LINK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • Cube Modding
  • Level 58
  • Grandmaster Modder
  • June 2, 2014, 6:44 am
Trying to! Our host isn't working right now, and I'mnot sure why.
  • EPICNESS234
  • Level 11
  • Journeyman Skinner
  • June 2, 2014, 6:33 pm
Thank you.
Hey Guy i had the same problem it didnt work so I typed this in                                                          Download file : http://www.creeperrepo.net/downloads/avatarmod/MCModeler.zip and click MCModeler download for mac - Soft pedia ;) hoped I helped. but dont click it type it in or it wont work.
  • Athonius
  • Level 2
  • Apprentice Modder
  • April 12, 2016, 9:36 am
Doesn't work
  • whitefyre1
  • Level 16
  • Journeyman Architect
  • March 18, 2014, 3:12 pm
Not working... download links broken, no file asociated.
  • theninja23
  • Level 1
  • New Explorer
  • February 16, 2014, 2:56 pm
what do i do when it brings me to creeperhost?
dropbox isnt working, creeperrepo isnt working, beta doesnt launch,... help?
  • EPICNESS234
  • Level 11
  • Journeyman Skinner
  • January 4, 2014, 5:29 pm
the file mirror tales me to creeperrepo
Yea me too and i really want to use this cause techne isnt gonna work
  • dwarfdwarf
  • Level 25
  • Expert Skinner
  • December 8, 2013, 9:46 am
wait, how do i put the mob into the mod? using eclipse and forge
  • gijs 1234
  • Level 5
  • Apprentice Engineer
  • November 16, 2013, 2:28 am
Great program but i have a few issues.
i installed the java 3d api but it gives me this error:

java.lang.UnsatisfiedLinkError: no j3dcore-ogl in java.library.path
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadLibrary(ClassLoader.java:1681)
at java.lang.Runtime.loadLibrary0(Runtime.java:840)
at java.lang.System.loadLibrary(System.java:1047)
at javax.media.j3d.NativePipeline$1.run(NativePipeline.java:231)
at java.security.AccessController.doPrivileged(Native Method)
at javax.media.j3d.NativePipeline.loadLibrary(NativePipeline.java:200)
at javax.media.j3d.NativePipeline.loadLibraries(NativePipeline.java:157)
at javax.media.j3d.MasterControl.loadLibraries(MasterControl.java:987)
at javax.media.j3d.VirtualUniverse.(VirtualUniverse.java:299)
at javax.media.j3d.Canvas3D.(Canvas3D.java:3881)
at ModelPreview.(ModelPreview.java:51)
at LinuxGUI.prepareGUI(LinuxGUI.java:22)
at MCModeler.(MCModeler.java:80)
at MCModeler.main(MCModeler.java:1222)
at Start.main(Start.java:100)

and it doesnt let me type in the boxes for the XYZ value's
im on ubuntu linux.

pls fix it
  • Cube Modding
  • Level 58
  • Grandmaster Modder
  • November 20, 2013, 10:00 am
Are you using Java 7? It only works with Java 6 and I'm currently too busy to update it to a newer library/API.
  • EPICNESS234
  • Level 11
  • Journeyman Skinner
  • June 1, 2014, 1:41 pm
fix the goddamn fucking download link now!
  • gijs 1234
  • Level 5
  • Apprentice Engineer
  • November 21, 2013, 11:57 pm
it launches fine.
the only thing is that the boxes for the XYZ values are 2 pixles wide, so i cant write in them.
  • Cube Modding
  • Level 58
  • Grandmaster Modder
  • November 29, 2013, 9:52 pm
That seems to be a common linux problem, I'm just swamped with other work right now so I'm unable to update it.
  • Philcrafter3
  • Level 13
  • Journeyman Dragon
  • September 13, 2015, 11:00 am
wanna know something? the download link isn't working
  • EPICNESS234
  • Level 11
  • Journeyman Skinner
  • April 21, 2014, 6:13 pm
FIX THE FUCKING DOWNLOAD LINK!!!!!
  • XMarioDJ_mc
  • Level 9
  • Apprentice Architect
  • June 15, 2013, 10:39 am
i got da 404 fail thingy XD halp
  • Cube Modding
  • Level 58
  • Grandmaster Modder
  • June 15, 2013, 11:28 am
Mind explaining? Do you mean with the download?
  • XMarioDJ_mc
  • Level 9
  • Apprentice Architect
  • June 17, 2013, 11:51 am
Yep the download says 404 and planet minecraft made it so it says "OMG FAIL!" please fix download
  • XMarioDJ_mc
  • Level 9
  • Apprentice Architect
  • June 12, 2013, 12:45 pm
which is the latest version? XD
  • Cube Modding
  • Level 58
  • Grandmaster Modder
  • June 12, 2013, 7:59 pm
Check the title, 2.4
  • XMarioDJ_mc
  • Level 9
  • Apprentice Architect
  • June 15, 2013, 10:38 am
ok :3
  • MCJapanga
  • Level 43
  • Master Necromancer
  • June 7, 2013, 6:32 pm
Make it More like Techne And have a Starter Steve Model.
  • Cube Modding
  • Level 58
  • Grandmaster Modder
  • June 10, 2013, 7:46 am
You'll need to be more exact. I don't wish to copy Techne in any way. A starter steve model is a nice idea though, thanks :)
  • MCJapanga
  • Level 43
  • Master Necromancer
  • June 10, 2013, 8:14 am
Well i must've said it wrong When i say more like Techne i mean easier to use

Cause it took me like 1 hour to make a Kirby model

And TextureMaps would be nice as well

Also you're Welcome :)
  • theninja23
  • Level 1
  • New Explorer
  • February 16, 2014, 2:50 pm
i dont like techne cus im on a mac and cant use it :/
  • Cube Modding
  • Level 58
  • Grandmaster Modder
  • June 10, 2013, 11:38 am
I know full well that Techne is better then this lol. (I'm a huge fan of it)
Texture maps are being annoying, it never seems to get it quite right. Sorry that it took so long /:
  • MCJapanga
  • Level 43
  • Master Necromancer
  • July 25, 2013, 12:41 pm
Also the Code Generation needs some Changing.
Cause it only Generates the addBox method and Nothing else
So could you fix code generation so you don't need to fill in Every single Blank
  • MCJapanga
  • Level 43
  • Master Necromancer
  • June 10, 2013, 11:40 am
It's all good Coding takes time.

Also a little Suggestion Maybe Make a Website Gallery So people can Download other People's Models
  • MCmaster23
  • Level 48
  • Master Blob
  • June 7, 2013, 6:29 pm
Macs FTW!!!!
  • Stuuupiiid
  • Level 54
  • Grandmaster Modder
  • June 2, 2013, 9:04 am
Thanks for this. Its much better than Techne. But one last thing: Exporting a texture file, like Techne is doing would make this 100% more useful

Note:
Omg! The possibility to export as Object is perfect for Mods working with usermade content packs. Looking forward to this!
  • GLStudios
  • Level 42
  • Master Modder
  • June 2, 2013, 6:06 am
I can't download 1.3! Mediafire says it's encrypted! Can you have a different link or something.
  • Cube Modding
  • Level 58
  • Grandmaster Modder
  • June 2, 2013, 6:29 am
Yeah, Mediafire has become horrible in the past year. We have now moved to Dropbox :) (Download 2.4)
  • theninja23
  • Level 1
  • New Explorer
  • February 16, 2014, 2:58 pm
when i download that it brings me to creeperhost... help?
It crash when In open it

Java.noclass.found....
....
ble ble ble
  • Benjerji
  • Level 29
  • Expert Miner
  • May 21, 2013, 3:16 pm
Things you should add:
A Export Texture Button - What this will do is auto generate a model texture, it makes it very easier.
Animations - What this will do is make it so you can make the legs/arms/head/any block you made move to either the Y X W axles.
  • Cube Modding
  • Level 58
  • Grandmaster Modder
  • May 21, 2013, 3:35 pm
An export button will be added soon, not sure about the animations. Do you mean having it export to the model java file?
  • Benjerji
  • Level 29
  • Expert Miner
  • May 21, 2013, 4:49 pm
Animations, as in legs moving? The arms swinging side to side?
  • Cube Modding
  • Level 58
  • Grandmaster Modder
  • May 21, 2013, 5:05 pm
But the client has no idea what the arms/legs are, it just knows they are boxes.
  • Benjerji
  • Level 29
  • Expert Miner
  • May 22, 2013, 3:11 pm
Thats what I mean, make it so you can make is swing the boxes on the X Y or W axles.
  • Cube Modding
  • Level 58
  • Grandmaster Modder
  • May 22, 2013, 7:44 pm
But what's the point if it has no idea what end to move? In which direction to move it in?
  • Benjerji
  • Level 29
  • Expert Miner
  • May 22, 2013, 8:28 pm
Then make a way for it to know... that will make it 100% better than techne.
  • Stuuupiiid
  • Level 54
  • Grandmaster Modder
  • June 2, 2013, 9:00 am
Actually animations are not part of the Model, they are part of the Render-Class.
This doesn't open!!! It doesn't work! I used to get an error before I installed Java 3D. But now it opens in my dock, but the window never opens. Please help quick! I NEEDS IT :3
Please make this system compatible:
Java OS Name:windows 8
Java OS Arch:amd64
  • Andrewizard
  • Level 50
  • Grandmaster Modder
  • March 11, 2013, 5:41 pm
So can it generate texture maps like in techne?
  • Cube Modding
  • Level 58
  • Grandmaster Modder
  • March 12, 2013, 6:34 am
1.3 does if it works (which it does for me).
Im in the process of recoding it.
  • bengvr3
  • Level 4
  • Apprentice Miner
  • January 16, 2013, 4:38 pm
When I try to run 1.3 on linux it throws this error:

Exception in thread "main" java.lang.ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsException: 0
at MCModeler.main(MCModeler.java:1243)
  • Giraffestock
  • Retired Moderator
  • Level 48
  • Master Narwhal
  • January 16, 2013, 6:31 pm
What about 1.2?
  • bengvr3
  • Level 4
  • Apprentice Miner
  • January 17, 2013, 11:21 am
That works fine, but the GUI is messed up so it makes it useless.
  • Cyentw
  • Level 55
  • Grandmaster Programmer
  • January 7, 2013, 4:20 pm
Didn't read the whole thing but.... Does it export as a .java or .class?
  • Giraffestock
  • Retired Moderator
  • Level 48
  • Master Narwhal
  • January 7, 2013, 4:23 pm
.java
  • Cyentw
  • Level 55
  • Grandmaster Programmer
  • January 7, 2013, 4:24 pm
Awwww....lol still love it ill try it out sometime
  • FarisBlock
  • Level 15
  • Journeyman Pony
  • December 12, 2012, 11:57 pm
java error ?
  • Giraffestock
  • Retired Moderator
  • Level 48
  • Master Narwhal
  • January 7, 2013, 4:23 pm
post it?
  • Spect99
  • Level 41
  • Master Droid
  • December 12, 2012, 12:11 pm
I can't open it :/ i download [size=12px][color=rgb(34,34,34)][bgcolor=rgb(204,204,204)] Java3D API but it when i open the program nothing happens [/bgcolor][/color][/size]
[size=12px][color=rgb(34,34,34)][bgcolor=rgb(204,204,204)]what do i do ?[/bgcolor][/color][/size]
  • Giraffestock
  • Retired Moderator
  • Level 48
  • Master Narwhal
  • December 12, 2012, 3:08 pm
Nothing happends? Nothing at all? Be sure your using Java 7 and the latest version of Java3D.
  • Spect99
  • Level 41
  • Master Droid
  • December 12, 2012, 9:41 pm
Yes i have Java 7 and the Java 3D v1.5.1 , so when i click on the program , i click open with Java 3D and there is just a little screen with the commands that opens

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