Update: this article is discussing the 1.9 pre-release beta version, that is now commonly referred to as .1.9, released in October of 2011.
As a number of you could possibly know, Jeb recently made the Minecraft 1.9 pre-release accessible to folks by way of a link on his twitter. Exciting, right? If you’re thinking about seeing what it’s like, the great folks over at IGN have given us a bit preview video of how it appears! However, if you’re thinking about actually downloading, installing, and upgrading your version of Minecraft to the minecraft 1.9 download free pre-release, feel free to scroll beyond the video and check out my directions.
These instructions are specially for Windows folks, nevertheless the same principles submit an application for users who wish to love it on his or her Mac too! This article is nearly the same as the main one I produced for that 1.8 pre-release, so you may want to refer to those too.
1.Download the Minecraft 1.9 pre-release .jar file right from the Minecraft server! Accept no substitutions! This is just what you desire.
2.See your start button in the bottom left corner of your own screen and choose run (or type it in the search box).
3.From the run box, type %appdata% and hit okay.
4.Open the .minecraft folder, and access the bin folder within it.
5.Rename the existing minecraft.jar file to «minecraft1.8backup» or something similar, to help you always restore the file afterwards if you wish.
6.Drag the new minecraft.jar file that you downloaded at the start of this process to the bin folder.