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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