Version history/Pixelmon launcher

This is a list of versions of the Pixelmon launcher, along with the changes that each version made.


Version 2.1.4-beta (upcoming)

  • Fixed issue where no button is showed when there is no profile.

Version 2.1.3-beta

  • Supported direct link to any Pixpack.
  • Supported Discord widget.

Version 2.1.2-beta

  • Fixed crash when creating new profiles.

Version 2.1.1-beta

  • Download speed shows when hovering over the progress bar.
  • Cached Minecraft jar instead of downloading for every new profile.
  • Supported using multiple patches for updates to new Pixelmon versions.
  • Improved Spanish, Danish and German translation (thanks ToklaX, jensz12 and Zetrim)
  • User login refreshes after at least 30 minutes instead of every time a profile is launched.
  • Choose Pixpack variant dialog shows variant names instead of latest version number.

Version 2.1.0-beta

  • Improved the stability of the Pixelmon jar download.
  • Added support for patching the Pixelmon jar from existing versions.
  • Improved YouTube and Twitch rendering in the news section.
  • Moved Pixpack update notification to the bottom status bar.

Version 2.0.25-beta

  • Fixed crashes when downloading server resource packs.
  • Fixed crashes with Twitch stream on news.
  • Improved recommended version detection of Pixpacks.
  • Improved news parser with URL detection.
  • Utilized more space for news and Pixpacks.

Version 2.0.23-beta

  • Fixed bug playing Pixelmon 5.0.0-beta.
  • Beta version no longer jumps to other groups.

Version 2.0.22-beta

  • Allowed moving .pixelmon-beta to any location.
  • Significantly reduced loading time of Pixpack list.
  • Improved error dialog about memory requirements.
  • Improved news rendering.

Version 2.0.20-beta

  • Fixed missing Minecraft sounds.

Version 2.0.19-beta

  • More Danish translation.
  • Fixed crashes when trying to play beta Pixelmon.
  • Fixed crashes when clicking More Info in sidemod list.

Version 2.0.18-beta

  • Improved Pixpack update check.
  • Fixed some crashes when updating Pixpacks.

Version 2.0.17-beta

  • Improved library downloading.
  • Better support for version variants in Pixpacks.
  • Support custom background in Pixpacks.
  • Allowed Pixpack installation to ignore existing files.
  • Added Danish flag and more translation.

Version 2.0.16-beta

  • Fixed downloading new Forge version.

Version 2.0.15-beta

  • Added warning message when memory settings are lower than recommended.
  • Fixed library downloading issue.

Version 2.0.14-beta

  • The launcher now uses .NET framework 4.6.
  • The sidemod list shows latest compatible version number for each sidemod.
  • Pixpack updates prompt for downloading as expected.
  • Fixed white text box in error reporting dialog.
  • Fixed crashes when the task bar is not accessible.

Version 2.0.13-beta

  • Added a new dialog to pick Pixelmon version.
  • Allowed quickly changing music volume when hovering over the sound button.
  • Allowed participating in beta testing of Pixelmon and sidemods.
  • Fixed unnecessary asking for downloading.
  • Fixed music volume.
  • Fixed language setting not saved correctly.
  • Fixed several crashes.

Version 2.0.12-beta

  • Pixpack list is now loading in pages.
  • Update notification when new Pixpack version is available.
  • Removed some .gif loading images to improve performance.
  • Improved news rendering with fancy Twitch tag.
  • Improved layout when profile name or Pixpack version is too long.

Version 2.0.11-beta

First open beta release for Launcher v2.

  • Brand-new Pixpack section with the ability to browse and install Pixpacks directly in the launcher.
  • Allowed re-ordering profiles.
  • More beautiful rendering for news article.
  • Folders for profiles are no longer named after profile names, which allows more flexible profile names.
  • Lots of UI improvements and bug fixes.

Version 1.1.58

  • Fixed library downloading issue.

Version 1.1.57

  • Improved news parsing.
  • Detailed error messages for more crashes.
  • Small fix for automatic update checking.

Version 1.1.56

  • Fixed crashes when the launcher cannot parse news articles.
  • Fixed problem downloading profiles for Pixelmon versions with Forge 1.8.9.

Version 1.1.55

  • Allowed adding several Pixelmon servers automatically.
  • Added buttons to share news to Facebook and Twitter.

Version 1.1.54

  • Added Christmas theme.
  • Added compatibility with new Pixpack themes.
  • Improved retry logic when downloading libraries.
  • Improved performance when navigating between pages.
  • Fixed crashes caused by erroneous Forge cache.

Version 1.1.53

  • Fixed crash when opening .pixpack files with the launcher already running.

Version 1.1.52

  • Added Danish translation.
  • Improved news parsing.
  • Fixed crashes when the audio library is corrupted.
  • Fixed crashes when the Pixelmon installation is missing.

Version 1.1.50

  • Fixed crashes when a prerelease Forge version is used.
  • Fixed incorrect max memory setting when the launcher is run for the first time.

Version 1.1.49

  • Fixed crashes after the last profile is deleted.
  • Fixed incompatibility with recent Forge installer.
  • Fixed crashes after Java is updated.

Version 1.1.48

  • Added warning sign and message for incompatible sidemods.
  • Added helpful message for common crashes
  • Other improvements for error reporting.
  • Fixed crashes due to corrupted profile cache.

Version 1.1.45

  • Fixed crashes due to unexpected JVM arguments.

Version 1.1.43

  • Fixed a couple of crashes at start-up when settings or profile information were corrupted.

Version 1.1.42

  • Players can report launcher & Pixelmon crashes directly from the launcher.
  • Corrupted styles in Pixpacks & corrupted settings no longer crash the launcher.
  • Launcher can be used offline again.

Version 1.1.35

  • Sidemods can be added and downloaded through the launcher.
    • Detects which version of Minecraft and only shows available sidemods.
    • Experimental mode allows access to beta versions of sidemods.
  • Added French translation.
  • If the Minecraft launcher is installed, the Pixelmon launcher will now check its Java installation for use before the system path/registry.
  • News parser now handles a few more tags.
  • Added some basic metric reporting for stats.
  • Improved Pixelmon config support.
  • Fixed rare issue in copying Pixelmon to profile directory.
  • Forge selection properly updates when Pixelmon version is changed.

Version 1.1.31

  • Russian and German translations.
  • Improved memory adjustment settings.
  • Fixed installer not working on some older 32-bit Windows systems.

Version 1.1.27

  • Translations.
  • Auto-downloading of Pixelmon and Forge (select versions).
  • Offline mode.
  • Auto-detection of system memory for Java arguments.
  • Auto-updating launcher.
  • Pixelmon config editor.
  • New banner.
  • Experimental mode (allows non-verified Forge versions).
  • Launcher can be repositioned from any window.
  • Numerous speed improvements.
  • Launcher version now shown in settings.
  • Heaps of file-lock fixes.
  • Missing libraries error fixed.