Download Bedrock Dedicated Server for Minecraft

If you want to run a multiplayer server for Minecraft, start by downloading the Bedrock Dedicated Server for either Windows or Ubuntu (Linux).

Windows

Minecraft Dedicated Server software 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.

Ubuntu

Minecraft Dedicated Server software for Ubuntu (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.

Windows

Minecraft Dedicated Server software for Windows Preview

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.

Ubuntu

Minecraft Dedicated Server software for Ubuntu (Linux) Preview

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.

If you have any feedback about the Minecraft Bedrock Dedicated Server, please submit it at feedback.minecraft.net. If you encounter any bugs, please report them using our issue tracker.

 

System Requirements


CPU
: Intel Core i3 3210 | AMD A8 7600 APU or equivalent
RAM: 4 GB RAM
HDD: 180 MB to 1 GB available space
Network: Broadband Internet connection
OS: The Linux version of Bedrock Dedicated Server requires Ubuntu 20.04 (LTS version) or later. Other distributions are not supported.

The Windows version of Bedrock Dedicated Server requires either:

  • Windows 10 version 10.0.15063 or later
  • Windows Server 2016 or later