How to Download and Install Minecraft Skins on your PC

Minecraft is a game about placing blocks and going on adventures. It is a sandbox Videogame. The game was created by a Swedish game developer Markus Personn in 2011 and later by Mojang. Minecraft is a pretty easy game to play. It allows players to build with a variety of different blocks in the 3D procedurally made world also requires creativity from players. Minecraft has other activities which include resource gathering, exploration, crafting, and combat. In this article, you will find a guide on how to download and install Minecraft skins on your PC. Before going on with the actual article I would like to tell you a little scenario about the game. The game is so much fun. Minecraft game is compatible with Windows, Mac OS, Linux, Xbox 360.

There are multiple gameplay modes are available. As I mentioned before, the gameplay is very simple. With different multiple gameplay modes, you can do a lot more with a survival mode in which you must collect resources to build the world and maintain health. With a creative mode where you have unlimited resources to build with and the ability to fly. An adventure mode where you can play custom maps created by others with certain restrictions. A spectator mode where you can freely move throughout a world without being destroyed, also you can build anything and be affected by gravity and collisions. A hardcore mode where the player is given only one chance and the game difficulty is locked like the world is deleted. The PC version of the game allows players to create mods with new gameplay mechanics, items, and assets.

The very first question ran through my mind was what are skins? Skin is actually how your character looks in the Minecraft game. By default when starting to play Minecraft all players get the skin for Steve. Here are most of the players look like this:

How to download and install minecraft skins on your PC

It is true that you’re a beginner but if you play as Steve everyone will know that. Did you know? you can play as a soldier, an alien or any other character you like. You can also add some personality to your character by changing its skin. To see how your character looks like, press the F5 key.

How to Download Minecraft Skins on PC

“The style is a reflection of your attitude and your personality” – Shawn Ashmore. Almost every human being attracts towards good personality whether it’s real life or a game. Just like that the players of Minecraft game also do the same, they don’t want to look the same in the game and that’s why they change their skin for good appearance in the game.

You can also change the appearance of your implicit character in the game. In a single player mode only you will enjoy the skin while playing in a multiplayer game mode, you will be able to recognize yourself easily in a crowd of gamers and also those who do not know how to download Minecraft skin on PC will surprise to see. Below are two simple ways to download the Minecraft skins on your PC.

  • Choosing a new skin in the built-in skin chooser.
  • Install any of the downloadable skins from one of the services available online.

1- Choosing a new skin in the built-in skin chooser

You can easily and quickly change the skin of your character, after recent updates to the game. It is likely to do using built-in skin chooser where you can pick one of the featured skins. Look closely, under your character there’s a clothes hanger icon, to change the skin press on it. After clicking on ‘hanger icon’ a menu of various skins will appear on your screen. Most of them are free but others can be unlocked with the game coins.

Choosing a new skin in the built-in skin chooser

2- Install downloadable skins

The other way of changing your Minecraft character’s skin is to install downloadable skins. You can also get your skins from the internet, no need to use skin chooser option. You will find an unlimited number of Minecraftskins created and shared by the players. Here is a simple guide if you want to download Minecraft skin on Mac from the web

  1. Go to Minecraftskins original site, find and download the skin you like.
  2. Open up your account at the Minecraft website.
  3. Click on your profile tab ‘menu’.
  4. Scroll down to the change how you look in Minecraft section. Click ‘choose file’ button and select downloaded PNG sile on your Windows or Mac.
  5. Finally, click the ‘upload’ button.

Keep in mind, if Minecraft was already running, restart to see the changes. Refresh your game by pressing the F5 key several times to see how your character looks in the new skin. The 1.8 updated version of the game made it possible to customize skins. In order to do this, press ‘options’ then ‘skin customization’. The most recent skins are compatible with the latest version of the game. You can even create your own skin using special programs available online.

I hope you enjoyed this article.

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