WorldEdit is an easy-to-use in-game world editor for Minecraft, supporting both single player and multiplayer.

  • Fix griefing and other issues without shutting down your server
  • Quickly create, replace or delete thousands of blocks in seconds
  • Level an entire mountain and replace it with natural looking terrain
  • Use hand-bound tools and brushes to quickly make changes
  • Generate spheres, cylinders, cuboids, forests, pumpkin patches, and snowy areas
  • Use your compass to quickly teleport to areas by left clicking or using /jumpto
  • Choose an area and have it instantly restored from backups
  • Copy areas, paste them, load them, and save them as .schematics

This page is for the Bukkit plugin. Looking for the WorldEdit Forge mod (works on single player)?

WorldEdit has no impact on your server when not in use. Only users that you trust can use WorldEdit, but you can extend this trust with a permission plugin. Try WorldEdit today!


We also recommend WorldGuard, CommandBook and CraftBook!

How do I install WorldEdit?

  1. Download WorldEdit and extract the WorldEdit.jar file into your "plugins/" folder
  2. Either give op or, if you have a permissions plugin, give the permission nodes.
  3. Run your server!

Where do I learn how to use WorldEdit?

To learn how to use WorldEdit, read our wiki. There are also a number of YouTube tutorials that others have made.

Where can I get my questions answered?

If you have a question, ask it on our forum. You may also visit our IRC channel or ask @sk89q on Twitter.

Can I get WorldEdit for Forge or LiteLoader?

Yes! Check out our Minecraft forums thread.

Where can I report bugs or request features?

Visit our issue tracker. However, if you just have a question, ask it on our forum.

Can I download WorldEdit's source code?

Visit our GitHub repository. WorldEdit is licensed under LGPLv3 and you can compile it with Maven.


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  • Avatar of seahawksluvr1 seahawksluvr1 Dec 10, 2012 at 04:46 UTC - 0 likes

    Um I was just inquiring to figure out when the file for 1.4.5 might be coming out?

  • Avatar of SOUTHPARK78789 SOUTHPARK78789 Dec 09, 2012 at 23:41 UTC - 0 likes

    World edit keeps giving me error wen i try to set blocks can u help or fix it

  • Avatar of matedgo matedgo Dec 09, 2012 at 19:39 UTC - 0 likes

    Is there possibly only to allow /set command on region which they own ?

  • Avatar of PlayinCOD2132 PlayinCOD2132 Dec 09, 2012 at 19:14 UTC - 0 likes

    I keep getting this error "Please report this error [See Console] java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: net/minecraft/server/block It's pissing me off please fix it

  • Avatar of ninjaXmonkey117 ninjaXmonkey117 Dec 09, 2012 at 14:07 UTC - 0 likes

    I keep on getting this error. "please report this error see console java.lang.noclassdeffounderror: net/minecraft/server/block and its pissing me off could you fix it??

  • Avatar of djay732 djay732 Dec 09, 2012 at 04:17 UTC - 0 likes

    There is a problem with the different levels of snow:[#]. Players can walk over snow types snow:1 and snow:2, but snow:3 and higher every time they walk from any normal block to snow:3 or higher, they get teleported or glitched backwards, its a bit hard to explain unless you test it yourself.


  • Avatar of Leviathensss Leviathensss Dec 09, 2012 at 03:44 UTC - 0 likes

    I think the plugin is broken atm..

    I keep on getting this error. "please report this error see console java.lang.noclassdeffounderror: net/minecraft/server/block"

    I have tried to reinstall the server. Download new version of world edit, tested on another server. But it keeps giving this error when using world edit commands.. Any Solution yet ?

  • Avatar of lambo612 lambo612 Dec 08, 2012 at 21:35 UTC - 0 likes

    Any permissions?

  • Avatar of MadeBySaints MadeBySaints Dec 08, 2012 at 20:48 UTC - 0 likes

    @S550: Go

    hold the tool in your hand and type none


  • Avatar of S550 S550 Dec 08, 2012 at 20:22 UTC - 0 likes

    how do you unbind tree ?

Did you know that you can find WorldEdit's source code on GitHub? You can find it at

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Date created
Aug 25, 2011
Last update
Dec 06, 2014
Development stage
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GNU General Public License version 3 (GPLv3)
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