The bukkit GUI project (BukkitGUI)



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The bukkit GUI project - shortened BukkitGUI - is intended to provide server owners with a easy to use, powerful GUI. Except from clearly displaying server information, it also adds some powerful functions, like a task planner, error logger and solver, plugin manager, . At this moment it does only use 30MB of your RAM, and 0% CPU when your server is running.

  • CPU usage may raise when there is a lot of output, like on startup (with many plugins or) reload.


  • Coloured output, colours definable in settings
  • Detailed player list with context menu, quickly apply an action to a player
  • Advanced options to launch bukkit, update bukkit, auto update check for bukkit
  • Automate your server with the task manager
  • Highly precise memory and CPU measurement
  • Low on resources, performance can be adjusted in settings
  • Error logging, searching for the cause of errors, and if possible, solving of errors
  • Tray icon (with support to minimize to tray) and balloon tips
  • Sound when something happen can be activated
  • Rarely/Never breaks on Minecraft/bukkit update
  • Backups (multiple backup definitions possible)
  • Install, update, manage plugins from within the GUI


See the Quick install Guide about how to set it up. Click here to view it.

Remote Server Support

The GUI can also show output and send commands to remote servers. The recommended way to use a remote server is by using JSONAPI. In order for this to work, the JSONAPI plugin should be installed on your server.

Click here to see how to set up a remote server connection using JSONAPI

Click here to see a list of all supported remote severs

If you want to start RemoteToolkit using the GUI, do the following: -Set the server type to bukkit -Select the remote toolkit jar file -Enter the following custom switch: "user:pass" without the ""


Click here for the quick install guide


Thanks to BrandonHopkins for making this video!

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Go to the screenshots page


Recommended builds can be downloaded from Bukkitdev. If enabled, the GUI will check for updates and download those from bukkitdev after you agreed with the download.

Downloads page


  • Portforwarding (work in progress)

Known Issues

  • Sometimes tasks run twice


operating systems:


The following minecraft servers are supported:

  • Bukkit build 800 and higher (lower isn't tested)
  • RemoteToolKit
  • Vanilla
  • Tekkit
  • MCPC (set server type to vanilla,generic java, or to bukkit with disabled "retrieve current version on server start")
  • CraftBukkit
  • Spigot
  • Spout
  • Any other server based on Vanilla or Bukkit


Go to the help pages, click here


All changes are calculated and shown while updating the GUI using the built-in updater. You can manually generate a changelog on the bottom of this page:

Full changelog, might be outdated compared to get.bertware : Click here


The source code is available on github under the Mozilla Public License 2.0. If you have any questions, contact me.

You can find the source code on github:


This project if freely available, but it takes a lot of time to maintain it and to add additional functions. A lot of functions are using my own scripts on my own (hired) server. So if you like the project and want to support me:

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  • Avatar of TriptychPlaysMC TriptychPlaysMC Sep 17, 2014 at 23:50 UTC - 0 likes

    Hello. Well i'm having a problem i'm using java 8 for plugin dev. but i can't use your program. How do i set the build path or what file do i select in the java file on my computer?

  • Avatar of tristplaysMC tristplaysMC Sep 17, 2014 at 21:44 UTC - 0 likes

    Whats the Download link and does bukkigui2's Portforwarding work

  • Avatar of chsedv chsedv Sep 14, 2014 at 06:17 UTC - 0 likes

    @Bertware: Go

    BukkitGUI2 have bugs. When i ban a User, the user standing any in list in bukkitgui2 on left side on top, but is banned.

  • Avatar of Bertware Bertware Sep 12, 2014 at 15:28 UTC - 0 likes

    @gumgumpuntnl: Go

    still working on it, it's just an update with some fixes and additions :)

    Talk to me on IRC: #bertware
    There was a nice sig here - it's gone now :(

  • Avatar of gumgumpuntnl gumgumpuntnl Sep 12, 2014 at 15:26 UTC - 0 likes

    Thanks for the update.
    I downloaded V0.0.0.180 and can define a backup set.
    But in the tasker i can't define when to run it (no backup task).

  • Avatar of azot4o azot4o Sep 09, 2014 at 07:53 UTC - 0 likes

    Well at the moment the hope is on Spigot and the unfinished Sponge API. Spigot managed to provide updates regardless of the takedown :) I would use the 2.0 dev build but no idea how to compile that stuff.

    Last edited Sep 09, 2014 by azot4o
  • Avatar of SmDFrylock SmDFrylock Sep 07, 2014 at 22:18 UTC - 0 likes

    Hopefully, this DMCA Mess will be resolved, but i'm pretty sure regardless Bukkit is dead after this mess.

    That being said. Thanks for your work on this project. I've used BukkitGUI for my personal Vanilla server for months now and it's worked flawless so far. Hopefully I can limp it along on until hopefully such time the next version comes out.

    Last edited Sep 07, 2014 by SmDFrylock
  • Avatar of meganflips11 meganflips11 Sep 07, 2014 at 13:34 UTC - 0 likes

    When will 1.8 come out? And if it has what is the superstart download # for it?

  • Avatar of Bertware Bertware Sep 07, 2014 at 13:29 UTC - 0 likes

    Development slowed/halted

    Since bukkit, and all bukkit-based servers (spigot, mcpc, technic, ..) have halted development due to the DCMA takedown request, I've decided to halt development too.
    There are too much people leaving right now, so as long as it isn't certain that future GUI updates will be useful, development is halted.

    For those who want to continue:
    The backup manager has to be coded, some bugs have to be fixed, but except for that, the next GUI is almost finished. If some people would decide to continue the program, I'll be glad to assist and push out updates (bukkitdev/ and add you as an author on bukkitdev.

    You can find all the code on

  • Avatar of chsedv chsedv Sep 07, 2014 at 11:17 UTC - 0 likes

    @Bertware: Go

    In Rubrik-Players all User standing there when logoff. Wahy User see but User is not online


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