Minecraft Skin Compiler for Minecraft Education Edition

Can you add your skin to Minecraft Education Edition? Find out the way to add custom skins to Minecraft Education Edition. Here we are going to share everything you should learn about custom skins to Minecraft Education Edition.

Skin pack Creator for Minecraft

The players of Minecraft love creating and customizing their character skins and their appearance. This guide will show you how you are able to customize your appearance in Minecraft: Education Edition. Need to know that Minecraft Education Edition needs you to make a MCPACK file that contains all files needed for your custom Minecraft skin. The PNG image file and some JSON files. You just need to have the PNG image and an online tool that will make the JSON files and package those with your image into the MCPACK file needed by Minecraft.

Step 1: Make your Custom Minecraft Education Edition Skin

    • You have to go to The Skindex, create, edit and download the PNG file needed for your new custom Minecraft skin
    • You are able to go to any site which has PNG files of skins, also visit link here.

Step 2: Make the MCPACK File 

Make the MCPACK File

    • First, you need to complete the Form with the name of your skin, name of your Skinpack and a number for your Skinpack.
    • Please browse to your custom skin PNG file and choose it.
    • If you want to add more Skins to your skin pack, you are able to click the Add another Skin button.
    • Now, you have to save the generated MCPACK file containing everything for Minecraft Education Edition to your computer.
    • You have to double click the file that will trigger opening Minecraft Education Edition. The import of your new custom skin will occur automatically. Or you will be able to open Minecraft Education Edition and then select to Import the MCPACK file.
    • After your MCPACK Skin pack file is imported, it will appear in the Skins section of Minecraft Education Edition for you to choose.

Adding custom skins to Minecraft Education Edition

In Minecraft, you are able to click the Hangar on the Home page and select a different Skin for your character. Your own skin is what you look like in Minecraft.  When you click the Hangar you are going to see a number of Skin Packs available from which you are able to choose a new Skin for your Character. However, it is not easy to import new Skins into Minecraft Education Edition to select from. Keep in mind that a Skin Pack needs three JSON files to exist with the PNG image files of the Skins. For your information, there are some free online Minecraft Skin makers available that you can visit. One of the, is Minecraft Skins where you are able to make and download the PNG image.

This guide will take you through the process of making a Skin Pack and importing it into Minecraft Education Edition.

Step 1: Get template files and images to Create your Skin Pack

You will need the following to make your own Skin Pack for Minecraft Education Edition:

    • A short name for your skinpack.
    • Two PNG image files for the skin textures you will use. For this case, you are able to check out Minecraftskins.net.
    • Two Version 4 UUID numbers – generate those from UUIDgenerator.net.
    • Three files to edit: manifest.json, en_US.lang and skins.json.

Step 2: Edit Files

To edit skins.json, open from the template pack skins.json. Then, you have to replace all the following text variables with your names.

    • SkinA name
      You have to change it to your first skin name
    • skina.png
      You have to change it to your first skin filename
    • SkinB name
      You have to change it to your second skin name
    • skinb.png
      You have to change it to your second skin filename
    • Template
      You have to change it to your Skin Pack name

To edit en_us.lang, you are able to open from the template pack en_us.lang. After that, you have to replace all the following variables with your names.

    • Template
      You have to change it to the name of your skin pack
    • SkinA name
      You have to change it to your first skin name
    • SkinB name
      You have to change it to your second skin name

To edit manifest.json, open from the template pack manifest.json. Then, you have to replace all the following variables with your names. Just visit uuidgenerator.net to generate two UUID numbers for this file.

    • Template
      You have to change it to the name of your skin pack.
    • first UUID
      You have to generate UUID 1 from uuidgenerator.net by using version 4 UUID.
    • second UUID
      You have to generate UUID 2 from uuidgenerator.net by using version 4 UUID.

Step 3: Make .mcpack file and install in Minecraft Education Edition

Now you have all your files ready, then you will need to make a compressed file to import into Minecraft Education Edition

    • At the first step, you have to choose all the Files in the template folder
    • After that, you are able to right click and select Send to > compressed (zipped) folder

To change the compressed file type from zip to mcpack:

    • In the File Explorers View tab, ensure that File Name Extensions is selected.
    • Now, you are able to change the zip text to mcpack.
    • Please click YES on the warning popup to receive the change.

To install your Skin Pack into Minecraft Education Edition:

    • Firstly, you are able to open Minecraft Education Edition
    • Please browse in File Explorer to your skin pack mcpack file and double click it. This is going to start the import into Minecraft:EE

In addition, if you want to add more Skins to your Pack:

    • en_us.lang: You have to add additional lines.
    • skins.json: You have to copy and paste the code section for Skin and then edit with skin name and file name.

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