Download the Minecraft: Bedrock Edition server (Alpha)

If you want to run a Minecraft multiplayer server for Bedrock by yourself things get kind of involved. Start by downloading the server release for either Windows or Linux.

Windows

Bedrock server for Windows

Unzip the container file into an empty folder. Start the server by executing the bedrock_server.exe file.

Follow the bundled how to guide to configure the server.

Linux

Bedrock server for Linux

Unzip the container file into an empty folder. Start the server with the following command:

LD_LIBRARY_PATH=. ./bedrock_server

Follow the bundled how to guide to configure the server.

Note that this release of the Bedrock server is an early alpha release and is released for evaluation purposes. We are keen to hear your feedback on this release, so please let us know what you think at feedback.minecraft.net. And make sure to log any bugs that you might find in our issue tracker.