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Tutorial: How to rename items in Minecraft – The Easy Way(Currently works with version 1.8, 1.12, 1.13, 1.14 1.15, 1.16, 1.17)Hello there, my name is TomConn, and I"ve put together this tutorial. I have gathered all necessary files into one zip folder, so that you can avoid having to make new folders, make typos. etc. I hope you will enjoy this tutorial, and find it useful.
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Step. 1Download a .json Editor (text editor) & Choose version.
Before you can start this tutorial, you need to make sure that you have a Text Editor on your computer, which can edit .json files. This step can be skipped, but for this tutorial: We will be using Notepad++ (Coda for MAC users).- Notepad++ 32x Bit (Windows XP, 7, 8, 10)- Notepad++ 64x Bit (Windows XP, 7, 8, 10)- Coda MAC / iOsNext is to choose which version of Minecraft Java Edition you want to use. All the downloads are .ZIP folders containing the folders and files required to rename items in Minecraft.List of available downloads:- Notice: 1.16 only works for 1.16 and 1.16.1 - Any other version of 1.16 needs to be the 1.16.4 resources.
1.8 Resources - Java Edition
1.12 Resources - Java Edition
1.13 Resources - Java Edition
1.14 Resources - Java Edition
1.15 Resources - Java Edition
1.16 Resources - Java Edition
1.16.4 Resources - Java Edition
1.17 Resources - Java EditionOnce you have downloaded the version you want, move on to step. 2
Open the Resources Java (The .ZIP folder) you downloaded, and drag the folder inside that ZIP, onto your desktop. From there, open the folders in the following order:Open: Resources Pack (Version) DefaultOpen: assetsOpen: minecraftOpen: langInside the "lang" folder there is a .json file set to be the default US-english. This is also the language you will have to set your game to in-game in order to make this work.Right-click the "en_us.json" file, and click on "Edit with Notepad++"Once inside Notepad++, go to the top section of Notepad++ and find the button with binoculars (The "Find" button) and click it.
Type in what item / block you want to find, and click Enter until you reach the block / item you"re looking for.Once you"ve found it ONLY change the name that comes after =Example:
When you"re done changing the name of the item, you can click on Save (The floppy disc in the left corner) and then close Notepad++
Open your Minecraft launcher, and set it to the version you chose, and load up the game. Once you"re in the Minecraft menuOpen the menu"s in the following order:OptionsResource packsOpen Resource Packs FolderA folder will have opened up on your screen. Drag the Resources Pack (Version) Default folder into the newly opened "Resource packs", and close it.Inside Minecraft, go back to Options, and back into Resource packs. There will now have appeared a resource pack.Click on the logo to turn on the resource pack.
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Before you go In-game to check the Item, MAKE SURE that your language is set to English (US)Now go in-game and search for the re-named item.The Item will now have changed to whatever name you"ve given it.Go back to Step. 2 if you forgot any items, or if you changed your mind.