Alternative download options for Minecraft: Java Edition

If you can't get the standard download of Minecraft: Java Edition to work on your machine you may want to try with one of the alternative options below.

Platform Description File
Windows (recommended) Just double click and install. Easy as pie! Minecraft.msi
Windows (alternative) Get Minecraft without our handy installer. If that’s your thing. Minecraft.exe
Mac Open it and drag Minecraft to your applications! Minecraft.dmg
Debian / Ubuntu Install and run, no fuss! Minecraft.deb
Arch Linux Install minecraft-launcher from the AUR - need help? minecraft-launcher
Other Linux Requires Java 8 to be pre-installed. Minecraft.tar.gz

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