Meteor is always kept up to date with the latest stable release of Minecraft, this means we do not support the use of older Meteor/Minecraft versions. We understand that some people may want to play older versions of Minecraft, so here are some ways to do so.
The only official place to get older Meteor releases is
our GitHub repository.
Many websites claim to offer “archived” versions of Meteor, but these are not official and may contain malware.
A simple scan through services like VirusTotal will not be enough to detect malware in JAR files.
JAR files are executable, so they can be dangerous if not obtained from a trusted source.
ViaFabricPlus lets you experience all the new features of Meteor, while being able to join servers running older
versions of Minecraft.
These steps expect you to use the latest version of Minecraft, Meteor and ViaFabricPlus.
Multiplayer; here, you should select the server you want to join and click the
Set version button should appear, click it and select the version required by the server you want to join.
You can repeat the last two steps for every server you want to join, specifying accordingly the version of the server.
For more detailed instructions, you can refer to the ViaFabricPlus wiki.
If you want to use an older version of Meteor, you can build it from source.
Keep in mind that this is not recommended, as we do not provide support for older versions.
Any threads opened in our support forum regarding failed builds of older versions will be closed.
If you encounter any issues, you will have to update to the latest version to get support.
master button under the repository name, then click the
gradle.properties file, it will contain the version of Minecraft that tag is built for.
Code button and then click
gradlew build (or
.\gradlew build on PowerShell). This will build Meteor and put the JAR file in
meteor-client-x.x.x.jar file to your
This process is not guaranteed to work for all versions of Meteor, as some dependencies may have changed or no longer be available. In that case, you will have to build the dependencies from source as well. (We do not provide support for this)