Are you tired of the boring bright look of Minecraft? Do you want it to be more realistic looking? Darker and perhaps a higher resolution look? If the answers to the questions are yes, then look no further for today, you will learn about the wonders of texture packs in the game called Minecraft.
The term texture pack was known as a collection of files that were used to change the in-game textures of blocks, mobs, items, and the GUI. They are .zip files that had some different PNG images in them and a text document named pack.txt. The native resolution of textures of Minecraft were 16×16 (measured pixels in block height and width). The textures such as 32×32, 64×64, 128×128, 256×256, 512×512, and 1024×1024 were referred to as HD. In Minecraft Java Edition 1.6.1, texture packs were replaced with resource packs, that provide more control over textures and the other game features.
One of the texture packs that you can consider is called Katherine Elizabet’s texture pack. If you want to get this texture pack, you can just visit the site named UTK.io. When you are there, you can just find Katherine Elizabeth’s texture pack. In the page of Katherine Elizabeth’s texture pack, you will be able to see the green Download button. Upon seeing this button, all that you have to do is to click on it and the process of download will be started immediately. After downloading it, it is time for you to install it.
In order to install the Katherine Elizabeth texture pack, the first thing that you have to do is to download a texture pack. In fact, most texture packs are in ZIP file format, but as long as it has the important files 9pack.txt), Minecraft recognizes a folder as a texture pack. In-depth steps on getting the files in order to make custom texture packs are located at Tutorials/Custom texture packs. However, this one is not important, as of snapshot 12w23a, for as long as pack.txt exists, it is recognized as a texture pack. Then, run Minecraft. If the game is already running, make sure to leave the world. The next thing that you have to do is to click the Texture Packs in Options. After that, click Open Texture Pack Folder that will open the folder where Minecraft stores all texture packs. If nothing happens, the folder should be found manually. Depending on the operating system, this one is located at three options:
- Windows XP and above: %appdata%\.minecraft\texturepacks
- GNI/Linux: ~/.minecraft/texturepacks. This one may be hidden in the Home folder.
- macOS: ~/Library/Application Support/Minecraft/texturepacks. This one may be hidden.
Please keep in mind that Minecraft does not have to be closed when placing the texture pack in the opened folder. In a few seconds, the texture pack shows up in the game. Please select it and click Done. The Katherine Elizabeth texture pack will be applied. If the game did not update, you can just simply exit and reopen the texture packs screen.