Minecraft: Education Edition

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Minecraft: Education Edition
Minecraft: Education Edition cover
Developers
Mojang
Publishers
Microsoft Studios
Release dates
Windows November 1, 2016
macOS (OS X) November 1, 2016
Taxonomy
Monetization Subscription
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives First-person, Third-person
Controls Direct control
Genres Open world, Educational
Series Minecraft
Minecraft
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Minecraft: Story Mode (series)
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Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition 2016
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Minecraft: Education Edition is a singleplayer and multiplayer first-person and third-person open world and educational game in the Minecraft series.

Key points

The right to purchase bulk licences to hand out to users, is limited to academic facilities, public libraries, and public museums.[1]

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Official website
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Three lessons are accessible without a Microsoft account.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\Minecraft Education Edition\games\com.mojang\minecraftpe\options.txt
macOS (OS X)

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\Minecraft Education Edition\games\com.mojang\minecraftWorlds
macOS (OS X)

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

No save game cloud syncing information; you can edit this page to add it.

Video[edit]

In-game video settings.
In-game video settings.

Vertical sync (Vsync)[edit]

Edit config file[3]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open options.txt
  3. Change gfx_edu_vsync:1 to 0 and save the file.

Input[edit]

Audio[edit]

In-game audio settings.
In-game audio settings.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Sound, Music.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Everything is text-based.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

In-game language select settings.
In-game language select settings.
Languages can be selected only from the main menu.
Language UI Audio Sub Notes
Indonesian
Danish
German
English
Choice of UK or US.
Spanish
Choice of Spain or Mexico.
French
Choice of France or Canada.
Italian
Hungarian
Dutch
Norwegian
Polish
Portuguese
Choice of Brasil or Portugal.
Slovenian
Finnish
Swedish
Turkish
Czech
Greek
Bulgarian
Russian
Ukrainian
Japanese
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
Korean

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11 [2]
OpenGL 4.4
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
[6]
macOS (OS X)

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Audio FMOD [7]

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3-3210 3.2 GHz
AMD A8-7600 APU 3.1 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 400 Series
AMD Radeon HD 7000 series
Intel HD Graphics 4000 or AMD Radeon R5 series
OpenGL 4.4 compatible
Windows 10 S is supported, but Windows Server is not.[8]
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10.13
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3-3210 3.2 GHz
AMD A8-7600 APU 3.1 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 400 Series
AMD Radeon HD 7000 series
Intel HD Graphics 4000
OpenGL 4.4 compatible

References

  1. Licensing Terms and Documentation - last accessed on 2021-05-01
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Verified by User:SojerManLan on 2021-08-20
    Tested with a trial lesson, MSI Afterburner + RTSS and a 144hz display. Both gameplay and menus are at 144FPS. RTSS shows that D3D11 is used on Windows.
  3. Verified by User:SojerManLan on 2021-08-22
    Tested with a trial lesson. After following this procedure, my FPS have increased over 144FPS, which is my display's refresh rate.
  4. Verified by User:SojerManLan on 2021-08-20
    Tested with a Xbox One controller (model 1708, wired). Upon detecting a controller input, the game switches to it and allows for further inputs.
  5. Verified by User:SojerManLan on 2021-08-20
    Tested with a Xbox One controller (model 1708, wired). The game is playable with both the controller and the keyboard at the same time.
  6. Verified by User:SojerManLan on 2021-08-20
    Tested with the trial. Process Explorer was used to find out that the game's executable is 32-bit.
  7. Verified by User:SojerManLan on 2021-08-22
    fmod.dll can be found in <path-to-game>.
  8. Supported platforms for Minecraft: Education Edition - last accessed on 2021-05-01