Find your way across the vast Minecraft World with the mini-map mod MapWriter 2 by VectronDiablon. View the places you’ve explored and make your Map!
What the Mod Offers
MapWriter 2 is a well-optimized and well-made minimap mod for Minecraft. The mod features a customizable mini-map and a full-scale full-screen GUI map that is very clear and detailed even when viewed in-game.
The mod also features configurable block colors, colored biomes, waypoints, a map zoom function, a rotating map, custom texture pack support, in-game keybinds, and many more.
Maps created with this mod can also be saved and written to a PNG image and used on servers.
Should You Install It?
MapWriter 2 is one of the most functional and optimized mini-map mods available to Minecraft. We highly recommend this mod if you haven’t installed a mini-map mod.
In-game minimap for multiplayer and single-player.
Client-side (server does not need to have the mod installed).
The areas you explore are saved and can be viewed by scrolling or zooming the map, even when you are in a completely different part of the world.
Full-screen map GUI. Set waypoints by right-clicking, pan the map by click-dragging and zoom with the mouse wheel.
Rotating circular mini map mode. It can be enabled in the options GUI.
Colors for blocks are automatically generated from the block’s texture.
Support for custom texture packs.
Support for blocks added by mods.
Biomes are now colored appropriately.
The entire map can be written into a PNG image.
Explored chunks are also saved in Anvil format from multiplayer servers, so you can view the world using tools such as Eihort.
When in the Nether, the mini-map shows your effective location in the Overworld. This makes placing portals easier.
Underground map mode.
All block colors are configurable.
In-Game Key Bindings
‘n’ toggles mini-map between normal, hidden, and underground.
‘m’ opens/closes the interactive map GUI.
‘,’ toggles which marker group is shown.
‘.’ teleports to the nearest visible marker in your facing direction.