Essential 1.3.1 - Bug Patch

Quality of life improvements and bug fixes

Improvements

  • Added a list of unowned cosmetics in your outfit beside the character preview in the Wardrobe
  • Added a warning to the wardrobe when your emote wheel keybind is conflicting with another keybind
  • Added an indicator to skins in the Wardrobe when they are being used on an outfit
  • Added a context menu option for duplicating an outfit in the Wardrobe
  • Added a purchase confirmation modal when clicking the purchase button in the player preview window
  • Added visible timer to bundles
  • Scrolling in the in-game Emote Wheel will now cycle through the different wheels
  • Added a modal shown when Essential has been auto installed by a 3rd party mod

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed players being kicked from World Hosting when host temporarily loses connection to Essential infrastructure
  • Fixed performance issues when leaving the Wardrobe open for an extended period of time
  • Fixed the Essential online indicator not showing on sneaking players on 1.8.9
  • Fixed cosmetic animations resetting when changing colors
  • Fixed unowned items equipped modal displaying when leaving the wardrobe quickly after purchase
  • "NEW" indicator on the main menu is no longer hidden during a sale

Compatibility

  • Fixed Essential not showing on main menu when using Custom Main Menu

Miscellaneous

  • Moved the Essential onboarding file to a new location

Essential 1.3.0.6 - Bug Patch

Minor bug fixes

Gifting

  • Improved error messaging when recipient is not an Essential user

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed incorrect minimum coin package size being used on the purchase coins modal tooltip

Essential 1.3.0.5 - Bug Patch

Minor bug fixes

Wardrobe

  • Adjusted discount percentage rounding on item tags

Essential 1.3.0.4 - Bug Patch

Minor bug fixes

UI

  • Adjusted the order and appearance of wardrobe item tags
  • Moved the search bar to the left of the "Add Skin" button in the Wardrobe

Essential 1.3.0.3 - Bug Patch

Minor bug fixes

Improvements

  • Updated bundled MixinExtras to 0.3.5
  • Auto-detect skin type (wide or slim) when adding a new skin
  • Coins modal now forces creator codes to uppercase

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed incorrect/inconsistent text truncation in various UI elements
  • Fixed "Edit Message" button not appearing when hovering over anything except the first image in a message with multiple images
  • Fixed commands which require permission levels higher than 2 (e.g. /tick) not working with cheats enabled on World Hosting sessions
  • Fixed the Hypixel server in featured server list taking incorrect server data such as MOTDs from a different Hypixel subdomain in favorite server list
  • Fixed Wardrobe crashing on emotes page when emotes are disabled in settings
  • Fixed ability to upload and add skins with old format (64x32)
  • Fixed game rule values being visually cut off in World Host Settings
  • Fixed game rule values being limited to five digits in World Host Settings
  • Fixed chunks sometimes being invisible when using emotes
  • Fixed Essential capes not being disabled when cosmetics are disabled
  • Fixed changing accounts using third-party account managers
  • Fixed worlds shared via World Hosting remaining in the Multiplayer menu after being uninvited or closed

Essential 1.3.0.2 - Bug Patch

Minor bug fixes

New Versions

  • Added support for 1.20.4 Fabric

Compatibility

  • Fixed ReplayMod failing to record with Essential on 1.20.2

Essential 1.3.0.1 - Bug Patch

Minor bug fixes

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed emote wheels not saving correctly between sessions

Essential 1.3.0 - Wardrobe Update

New cosmetics, color options, skin library, gifting, and more!

Cosmetics

  • Added 100 new cosmetics
  • Added ability to select cosmetics on the character preview
  • Added ability to gift cosmetics to friends
  • Improved customization with color options and position adjustments

Skins

  • Added skin library for easier skin management
  • Added ability to add skins via link, file, or username
  • Added ability to favourite skins
  • Added skin sharing via social menu or link
  • Improved skin locking to outfits
  • Improved syncing skins with Mojang

Outfits

  • Added outfits library for easier outfit management
  • Added ability to favourite outfits
  • Added ability to rename outfits
  • Increased outfit limit to 128

Emotes

  • Added in-game emote wheel switching
  • Added ability to gift emotes to friends

Wardrobe

  • Added ability to create outfits from preview window
  • Added ability to switch between outfits and emotes in preview window
  • Added cosmetic and emote rarity tiers
  • Added Essential Coin packs
  • Added ability to support creators with Creator Codes
  • Improved unlocking and purchasing flow
  • Improved wardrobe sidebar design
  • Improved wardrobe scaling behaviour
  • Improved featured page

Compatibility

  • Fixed Essential not showing on main menu with FancyMenu 2.14.10 Fabric

Essential 1.2.3.1 - Bug Patch

Minor bug fixes

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed using high resolution resource packs causing the main and pause menus to freeze temporarily
  • Fixed an issue where marking a group of messages as unread would attempt to mark your own messages as unread
  • Fixed the option to use the Minecraft button textures on 1.20.2
  • Fixed an issue where enabling cheats when creating a world, but disabling them when sharing to your friends would still allow them to execute commands
  • Fixed emotes still playing on the pause screen when they are disabled through the Essential Settings menu

Essential 1.2.3 - The Chit-Chat Update

Social menu improvements and Essential button texture setting!

Social Menu

  • Redesigned the message input field and reply banner
  • Added ability to attach screenshots to messages
  • Added ability to edit messages
  • Added last message sent timestamp to chat list
  • Added muted indicator on friends and groups to chat list
  • Added ability to save shared pictures
  • Updated image embed design
  • Updated background color of sent messages
  • Updated color of links
  • Updated world/server invite and join buttons
  • Minor bug fixes

Pictures

  • Added the option to run a quick-action after taking a screenshot
  • Added a better placeholder for pictures which couldn't be loaded
  • Updated default bottom-left screenshot quick action to "Copy Picture"

Appearance

  • Added the option to use the vanilla button texture for Essential menu buttons
  • Added support for resource packs to override the Essential menu button texture

Modals

  • Added a "Create New World" button to the host world modal
  • Added information to empty friend invite, make group, and share screenshot modals

Settings

  • Updated the layout of all settings
  • Updated the name and description of all settings

Essential 1.2.2.4 - Bug Patch

Minor bug fixes

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a bug where scrolling in certain menus would cause the game to crash
  • Fixed a bug causing excessive memory allocation on the multiplayer screen, potentially leading to crashes

Essential 1.2.2.3 - Bug Patch

Minor bug fixes

Improvements

  • Updated bundled MixinExtras to 0.2.0

UI Changes

  • Improved friend indicators on server entries and hosted worlds in the Multiplayer menu

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a bug where the "Cheats" option wouldn't have the correct value when sharing a Singleplayer world for the first time
  • Fixed Add Friend modal showing "Username doesn't exist" error when typing longer usernames
  • Fixed the modal fade-in transition not showing on some systems
  • Fixed an issue where the Essential logo wasn't appearing on Fabric when using Mod Menu
  • Fixed search in Wardrobe sometimes showing incorrect items
  • Fixed an issue where muting or un-muting a player in the social menu would show an error
  • Fixed a bug where the Essential screenshot sound would still play when Essential is disabled in settings
  • Fixed a bug where disabling Essential wouldn't remove Essential capes
  • Fixed an issue where disabling Essential through the toggle in settings would cause body parts with cosmetics on them to disappear

Compatibility

  • Fixed Plasmo Voice 2.x not working with World Hosting
  • Fixed Essential World Hosting, chat and other issues when using Vivecraft
  • Fixed an issue where Essential's online indicator wouldn't show on certain servers

Essential 1.2.2.2 - Bug Patch

Minor bug fixes

New Versions

  • Added support for 1.20.2 Fabric

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a bug in the game (MCL-3732) resulting in a crash when receiving a resource pack on 1.8.9
  • Fixed a crash when inviting players to a server under certain circumstances

Essential 1.2.2.1 - Bug Patch

Minor bug fixes

Improvements

  • Updated bundled Kotlin to stdlib 1.9.10, coroutines 1.7.3 and serialization 1.6.0 on Fabric and 1.8.9/1.12.2 Forge

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a bug where text inside messages wouldn't get unselected properly
  • Fixed a bug in the game where player data would load incorrectly when sharing your world with your friends
  • Fixed an issue with drawing onto screenshots on macOS
  • Fixed modals not showing on title screen with FancyMenu

Essential 1.2.2 - Update Update

Automatic updates are now opt-in!

Automatic Updates

  • Automatic updates are now opt-in for everyone
  • Added manual update option

Improvements

  • Added ability to directly share screenshots with friends
  • Screenshot quick actions are now fully configurable
  • Various minor UI improvements

Compatibility

  • Fixed Essential not showing on main menu when FancyMenu is enabled
  • Fixed crashes with ViaFabric and Draggable Lists in the multiplayer menu
  • Fixed proxied server pings failing with ViaFabric
  • Fixed the Essential diamond being black in the player list with Iris installed
  • Fixed the player's hand still being visible when zooming in with Iris installed

Bug Fixes

  • Default trusted hosts will load properly when Essential is disabled
  • Fixed avatar images not loading on older Minecraft versions

Essential 1.2.1.8 - Bug Patch

Minor bug fixes

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed toggle button colors not updating in modals when clicked

Essential 1.2.1.7 - Bug Patch

Minor bug fixes

Improvements

  • Cheat option has new behaviour on Essential World Hosting:
    • When enabled: Host gets OP and they can choose who to OP
    • When disabled: No one gets OP
  • Added a scrollbar to the account switcher
  • Added confirmation modal when opening untrusted links in Social Menu
  • Added telemetry about operating system information

Misc

  • Removed the keybind for adding the player that you are looking at as a friend

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed cape rendering incorrectly in pause menu while using emotes on Minecraft 1.19.3 and above
  • Fixed confirm via Enter key on text modals such as the Add Friend modal
  • Fixed game rule text not wrapping correctly on the World Host Settings screen
  • Removed broken third party image embeds
  • Removed localization of dates in the screenshot browser
  • Fixed first person emote preview sometimes appearing when the "Play emotes in third person view" setting is enabled
  • Fixed first person emote preview disappearing too early
  • Fixed screenshots overlapping in the Screenshot Browser list view on certain resolutions
  • Fixed Copy Image not functioning correctly with some applications on MacOS
  • Fixed Copy Image not functioning reliably on Linux
  • Fixed "Show friends what server you play on" dialog showing multiple times if screen is resized
  • Fixed avatar images not loading
  • Fixed spacing in "Loading cosmetics" modal
  • Removed toast blocking access to Wardrobe via keybind when cosmetics are disabled
  • Fixed long world names and descriptions in Select World modal
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when failing to get hardware information for telemetry
  • Fixed Discord usernames not being handled correctly when the user has migrated to the new username system
  • Fixed markdown renderer crashing on some texts
  • Fixed cosmetics not rendering in the Wardrobe when cosmetics are disabled in settings
  • Fixed color of hovered links
  • Fixed occasional crash when switching away from Owned Only in the Wardrobe

Compatibility

  • Fixed position of Essential button in settings menu with NoChatReports installed
  • The Screenshot Browser now works correctly with the Shared Resources mod

Essential 1.2.1.6 - Bug Patch

Minor bug fixes

New Versions

  • Added support for 1.20.1 Forge

Improvements

  • Added a new loading animation for image embeds in the Social Menu

Bug Fixes

  • Stopped showing changelog modal on fresh install
  • Fixed Essential Menu showing when game is paused with F3 + Esc

Essential 1.2.1.5 - Bug Patch

Minor bug fixes

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed failure to connect via Essential World Hosting on 1.20.1

Essential 1.2.1.4 - Bug Patch

Minor bug fixes

New Versions

  • Added support for 1.20.1 Fabric

Essential 1.2.1.3 - Bug Patch

Minor bug fixes

Bug Fixes

  • Show a notification when the Blossom and Sniffer capes are unlocked
  • Fixed Essential menu alignment in Pause Menu in Minecraft 1.19.3

Misc

  • Reworded cosmetic and armor conflict settings, removed Always hide armor option

Essential 1.2.1.2 - Bug Patch

Minor bug fixes

New Versions

  • Added support for 1.20 Fabric
  • Unlock the Sniffer and Blossom Capes when playing with friends on MC 1.20.x using Essential World Hosting

Improvements

  • Added setting to hide your cosmetics for yourself and other players (toggled by existing key binding)
  • Messages that are still sending are now marked by a different color
  • Minor UI improvements in Social Menu

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed cosmetics in Wardrobe disappearing when emote is dragged onto them
  • Fixed messages being sent out of order when connection is unstable

Essential 1.2.1.1 - Bug Patch

Minor bug fixes

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed crash when rendering certain cosmetics on Minecraft 1.8.9

Essential 1.2.1 - Minor Improvements

Various fixes and improvements.

Improvements

  • Social Menu: Added reply button to messages
  • Added Resource Pack Sharing support for outdated resource packs
  • Screenshot Manager: Added option to view and delete screenshots uploaded to media.essential.gg
  • Made "Show my Armor" setting also hide Elytra when applicable
  • Unbind the Save Hotbar Activator keybind for new users to avoid conflict with Zoom hotkey
  • Updated friend selection modal when inviting friends to a world
  • Stopped sending a client settings packet on all cosmetic updates to avoid falsely triggering some Anti Cheats
  • Various UI improvements and bug fixes

Compatibility

  • Fixed incompatibility with Show Me Your Skin mod
  • Fixed incompatibility with Not Enough Gamerules mod
  • Fixed random crash with Serene Seasons mod
  • Added support for FreeBSD

Essential 1.2.0.14 - Bug Fix Patch

Minor Bug Fixes

Player Hosting

  • Added warning when MacOS firewall state blocks Player Hosting connections

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed Optifine breaking some screenshot functionality on Fabric 1.19.4
  • Fixed Optifine breaking typing in modal inputs on Fabric 1.19.4
  • Fixed crash when using Optifine on Forge 1.19.4
  • Misc minor UI/Other fixes

Essential 1.2.0.13 - Bug Fix Patch

Minor Bug Fixes

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed Player Hosting sessions starting on adventure mode when opening from the main menu

Essential 1.2.0.12 - Bug Fix Patch

Minor Bug Fixes

New Versions

  • Added support for 1.19.4 Forge

User Interface Tweaks

  • Moved Essential settings button

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed crash with malformed player signature
  • Misc UI fixes and tweaks

Essential 1.2.0.11 - Bug Fix Patch

Minor Bug Fixes

New Versions

  • Added support for 1.19.4 Fabric

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed some issues relating to IPv6 with Player Hosting
  • Fixed cosmetic unavailable on offline mode servers toast showing when staring a Player Hosting session
  • Fixed World Share Settings GUI allowing the changing of difficulty when it is locked
  • Fixed 3rd party capes showing in emote previews
  • Fixed synchronization of friend request privacy across installs
  • Fixed skins flashing for 1 frame in player previews
  • Misc UI fixes

Compatibility

  • Fixed game freezing with Forge-Client-Reset-Packet
  • Fixed menu player sometimes using wrong model (Steve when it should be Alex) with OptiFine
  • Show warning about cosmetics being unavailable when connecting to offline mode servers

Wardrobe

  • Temporarily removed "Gift" button because it did not quite work as one would expect, you can still use the web store to gift cosmetics to your friends

Essential 1.2.0.10 - Bug Fix Patch

Minor Bug Fixes

Social menu

  • Ignore embed handling for links wrapped in <>. For example, https://essential.gg
  • Fixed 'Failed to load image' error showing on links that successfully loaded but did not contain an image embed
  • Fixed extra toast when an announcement is edited

Player Hosting

  • Removed 'friends' privacy setting. All sessions are now invite only
  • Fixed host resource pack being zipped even when share resource pack is disabled

Wardrobe

  • Improved loading speed of visible items inside the Wardrobe
  • Adjusted minimium width of player preview to allow more content to be shown
  • Fixed some keys toggling cosmetics in Wardrobe when toggle cosmetics hotkey was unbound on 1.8.9 and 1.12.2
  • Fixed Wardrobe being empty on first openening in some cases

Bug Fixes

  • Verify user has accepted terms of service before attempting to upload screenshot via upload button on toast
  • Misc minor UI fixes

Compatibility improvements

  • Fixed conflict with NotEnoughAnimations on 1.16
  • Fixed parrots not animating on emotes on 1.16+ Forge with OptiFine

Essential 1.2.0.9 - Bug Fix Patch

Minor Bug Fixes

Compatibility

  • Fix emote incompatibility with NotEnoughAnimations on 1.19.x

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed 'Loading Cosmetics' modal closing way too early while some cosmetics may still be loading
  • Fixed emotes breaking elytra position
  • Fixed taking a screenshot while in a text input clearing search results on MacOS
  • Fixed Forge bug on 1.12.2 causing difficulty to reset when changing dimensions
  • Misc UI fixes

Essential 1.2.0.8 - Bug Fix Patch

Minor Bug Fixes

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed various connection issues with Player Hosting
  • Fixed cape misbehaving when emotes are disabled in the settings
  • Fixed log spam when emote keybind is pressed with no emote bound

Compatibility

  • Fixed compatibility with emotes with Quark mod

Essential 1.2.0.7 - Bug Fix Patch

Minor Bug Fixes

New Versions

  • Added support for 1.19.3 Fabric and Forge

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed some emote bugs
  • Prevent emote wheel from being opened when not authenticated on the Essential Network
  • Allow escape to close modals while they are fading in
  • Fixed new friend request indicator in the Social Menu persisting when accepting friend requests through a toast
  • Fixed crashes in the Screenshot Browser relating to corrupted data files
  • Fixed non armor items in the head armor slot not hiding when using the 'Always hide armor' setting
  • Misc UI fixes and tweaks

Compatibility

  • Resolved incompatibility with Orange Marshall's 1.7 animations mod when using the 'Hide conflicting armor' setting
  • Resolved incompatibility with morechathistory mod
  • Resolved incompatibility with new Kotlin4Forge versions
  • Fixed typing in modals not working on 1.16.5 Fabric with Optifine

Essential 1.2.0.6 - Bug Fix Patch

Minor Bug Fixes

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed Wardrobe closing when searching for items that don't exist
  • Fixed collections showing outside their availability window
  • Fixed fallback player renderer not looping emote animations
  • Fixed typing in popups on 1.16.5 Fabric with Optifine

Compatibility

  • Fixed compatibility between emotes and Orange Marshall's 1.7 animations
  • Fixed compatibility with KotlinForForge 3.8+

Essential 1.2.0.5 - Bug Fix Patch

Minor Bug Fixes

Bug Fixes

  • Minor bug fixes relating to emotes

Essential 1.2.0.4 - Bug Fix Patch

Minor Bug Fixes

Bug Fixes

  • Improved compatibility with Optifine
  • Minor bug fixes in Emote Wheel

Essential 1.2.0.3 - Bug Patch

Minor Bug Fixes

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed mod conflict with optifabric
  • Fixed unpurchased emotes staying on the emote wheel after leaving the wardrobe in some cases

Essential 1.2.0.1 - Bug Patch

Minor Bug Fixes

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed emotes canceling while holding an item on MC 1.8.9 Forge

Essential 1.2.0 - The Emote Update

Added emotes and overhauled wardrobe

Emotes

  • Added emotes!
  • Added an emote wheel to play emotes (default keybind: R)

Wardrobe

  • Wardrobe redesign
  • Increased amount of outfits to eight
  • Added option to customize multiple emote wheels

Misc

  • Improved clarity around pressing escape in Player Hosting modals
  • Added a notification when the Discord Cape is removed from your account after leaving the Essential Discord server
  • Resolved some cosmetic loading issues
  • Did we mention that we added emotes?

Essential 1.1.1.3 - Bug Patch

Minor Bug Fixes

Compatibility

  • Improved compatibility of hosting and joining worlds on old Mac OS versions

Essential 1.1.1.2 - Bug Patch

Minor Bug Fixes

Compatibility

  • Fixed compatibility with Dynamic Player Progression and Difficulty mod

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed screenshot editor size on retina displays
  • Fixed accessing of Wardrobe via hotkey when cosmetics are disabled
  • Fixed /inviteworld and other commands opening modals not working
  • Misc minor UI fixes and tweaks

Essential 1.1.1.1 - Bug Patch

Minor bug fixes

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where the Social Menu opened randomly

Essential 1.1.1 - The Yummy Update

Sidebar main menu, message replies, and general UI improvements.

General

  • Added setting to collapse the Essential main menu into a sidebar, or turn it off entirely
  • In-game chat can now be scrolled while peeking
  • Added a setting to remove quick action bar from Essential menu

Social Menu

  • Overhauled parts of the social menu’s chat interface
  • Right click to copy and paste in text input fields
  • Added ability to reply to messages
  • Added option to mark messages as read
  • Friend requests tab now displays amount of unread requests

Design

  • Fixed some design inconsistencies
  • Updated design of on/off toggles
  • Updated the folder icon
  • Updated the friend request notification
  • Updated the cosmetic purchase notification
  • Added fancy icons to context menu actions

Fixes

  • Gray links in “open link” modals are now clickable
  • Fixed player names occasionally not resolving
  • Message notifications are now properly cut off after three lines
  • Modals now close when the screen changes
  • Modals can now be closed with the Enter and Esc keys

Essential 1.1.0.10 - Bug Patch

Minor bug fixes

Wardrobe

  • Added Spooky collection
  • Added "Featured" sort option

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a Forge bug breaking Player Hosting

Essential 1.1.0.9 - Bug Patch

Minor bug fixes

Compatibility

  • Improved compatibility with the player display and Figura mod

Bug fixes

  • Removed ModCore warning setting on platforms ModCore wasn't released on
  • Fixed TOS modal immediately showing on first boot. It now shows when players interact with a feature that requires the TOS to be accepted.
  • Fixed sorting not working in some situations in the Wardrobe
  • Misc minor UI fixes and changes
  • Fixed the displayed sale percentage in the Wardrobe

Essential 1.1.0.7 - Bug Patch

Minor bug fixes

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed cosmetic previews sometimes applying outside the Wardrobe

Essential 1.1.0.6 - Bug Patch

Minor bug fixes

Commands

  • Rename /invite to /einvite and /session to /esession to avoid conflicting with server commands

Essential 1.1.0.5 - Bug Patch

Minor bug fixes

Cosmetics

  • Discord cape now shows in the owned tab
  • Fixed cosmetic animations animating relative to an incorrect position

Compatibility

  • Fixed 1.17 forge crash due to mixin error
  • Improved compatibility with player display

Essential 1.1.0.4-2-g6b07567ce - Bug Patch

Minor bug fixes

Settings

  • Disable sharing current server IP on Discord by default

Essential 1.1.0.3 - Bug Patch

Minor bug fixes

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed some modals having inconsistent height
  • Fixed resource packs not being shared on 1.16+
  • Fixed crash in legacy forge dev env
  • Fixed World Settings screen being accessible in multiplayer

Essential 1.1.0.2 - Bug Patch

Minor bug fixes

Bug fixes

  • Fixed changelogs modal not showing update description
  • Fixed a crash involving certain resource packs

Essential 1.1.0.1 - Bug Patch

Minor bug fixes

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed crash on world join on some Forge installs
  • Fixed Discord cape being unlockable in Wardrobe without joining Discord

Essential 1.1.0 - Player Hosting Update

Discord integration and improvements to Player Hosting

Player Hosting

  • Added "Host world" button to the main menu to quickly invite friends to a world
  • New world settings screen to manage gamerules, player permissions, and other settings
  • Added PvP gamerule to toggle player combat
  • Added support for Plasmo Voice and Simple Voice Chat mods
  • Last used world settings are now remembered for each world
  • Added commands for the host to invite, kick, and op other players
  • Improvements in connection quality using regional proxies where a direct connection is not possible
  • Ability to share your Resource Pack when hosting a world

Discord Integration

  • Essential is now shown in the Activity Status on Discord if enabled
  • Invite friends to your world over Discord using the + button next to the message input field
  • Added a free cape unlocked by joining the Essential Discord

Other

  • Added setting to disable Essential entirely
  • Added setting to disable cosmetics and control how they interact with armor
  • Updated "Friend online" notification
  • Set privacy settings for each server individually
  • Fixed player UUIDs instead of names being displayed in some GUIs

Essential 1.0.0.10.1 - Bug Patch

Minor bug fixes

  • Fix 1.0.0.10 using incorrect jar for Fabric 1.19.1

Essential 1.0.0.10 - Bug Patch

Minor bug fixes

New platform

  • Added support for Forge 1.19.2

Compatibility

  • Avoid log spamming when encountering compatibility conflicts with player display

Essential 1.0.0.9 - Bug Patch

Minor bug fixes

Misc

  • Use Mojang profiles API to resolve names ahead of API changes
  • Allow tab navigation of modals
  • Fix SPS issues when the language was not English
  • Minor UI fixes

Essential 1.0.0.8 - Bug Patch

Minor bug fixes

Cosmetics

  • Introduce a new cape option to display any 3rd party capes another mod may add to your character
  • Fixed log spam when loading cosmetics for the first time on some platforms
  • Improved cosmetic loading sometimes causing game stuttering

Invite Friends

  • A toast is now sent to all friends when you share a world on the friends privacy setting
  • Improved the calculation of the best route for a lower latency connection in some situations

Misc

  • Minor UI fixes
  • Create a setting to bypass the link confirmation modal for trusted hosts

Essential 1.0.0.6 - Bug Patch

Minor bug fixes

Misc

  • Import previous TOS accept/deny state on new installs
  • Add link confirmation modal to Social Menu
  • Minor UI fixes

Account Manager

  • Fixed account manager not refreshing profile public keys

Essential 1.0.0.5 - Bug Patch

Minor bug fixes

Cosmetics

  • Fixed cosmetics sometimes appearing white or with incorrect texture

Essential 1.0.0.4 - Bug Patch

Minor bug fixes

Compatibility

  • Fixed crashes starting the game with certain mods for other Minecraft versions in the mods folder

Compatibility

  • Improved compatibility of the player display in the main menu

Misc

  • Provide default trusted hosts when TOS is denied
  • Updated the default keybind for the Screenshot Browser to I
  • Minor UI fixes

Essential 1.0.0.3 - Bug Patch

Minor bug fixes

Misc

  • Fixed changelog or experimental features modals showing more than once
  • Added right click menu to groups in the Social Menu
  • Fixed typing in the Screenshot Browser causing screenshots to become white
  • Improved media embeds in the messenger
  • Removed erroneous "Unhandled error" logs
  • Removed keybinds when the user did not accept the Essential Terms of Service
  • Fixed Screenshot Browser breaking with large amounts of screenshots
  • Minor UI fixes

Account Manager

  • Improved saving and loading
  • Removed Mojang accounts

Misc

  • Fixed keybind category lingering when Essential was disabled

Essential 1.0.0.2 - Bug Patch

Minor bug fixes

Compatibility

  • Fixed crash when opening the controls screen with Essential disabled
  • Fixed Essential not showing up in the mod list

Compatibility

  • Fix Optifine conflict with Essential screenshots

Misc

  • Minor UI fixes
  • Fixed Essential indicator improperly showing through walls under some circumstances

Invite Friends

  • Fixed Invite Friends not working on dual-stack networks

Essential 1.0.0.1 - Bug Patch

Minor bug fixes

Wardrobe

  • Optifine capes now show over Mojang capes equipped through the Wardrobe
  • Fixed sorting options not applying when changing categories

Misc

  • Fixed crash when entering Minecraft controls with Essential disabled
  • Fixed crash from corrupted screenshot metadata
  • Fixed changelogs modal not showing up after major or minor version update
  • Fixed crash when tabbing out of Screenshot Editor
  • Fixed incorrect version showing in the Essential Menu
  • Fixed back button getting cut off at some aspect ratios
  • Fixed failure to connect to the Essential Network if Minecraft took longer than 60 seconds to launch

Invite Friends

  • Fixed Invite Friends not working on 1.16.5

Compatibility

  • Fixed crash with BetterFPS Mod
  • Fixed crash with MinecraftCapes Mod

Essential 1.0.0 - Full Release

Redesign of all UIs and improved Screenshot experience

Screenshots

  • (1.8.9 & 1.12.2 only) Screenshots are now taken asynchronously without lag
  • Browse all screenshots you've taken in Minecraft and sort them by world or server
  • Draw on and crop your screenshots in the Screenshot Editor before saving them
  • Upload screenshots to share a link
  • Taking a screenshot now provides a preview and quick hover actions including Upload, Copy, Edit, and Favorite

Invite Friends

  • Reduced latency whenever a direct connection is not possible
  • Improved connection quality
  • Fixed some issues causing players to time out

Wardrobe

  • Renamed Customizer to Wardrobe
  • Redesigned Wardrobe UI
  • Show Capes on the player in Wardrobe and Menu
  • Add Cape selector for official Mojang Capes
  • Added gifting - gift cosmetics to your friends!

New Platforms

  • Add support for 1.16.5 on Forge and Fabric
  • Add support for 1.18.2 Forge

Other

  • Redesigned all UI screens
  • Added "Open Minecraft Folder" button
  • Added the Essential Menu with Changelogs and Legal Notices
  • Display Changelogs after version updates
  • Improvements to Purchase Notification
  • Changed onboarding to be more user-friendly
  • Added button to refresh session when "Invalid Session" screen is encountered
  • Bugfixes and improvements

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