How to download Minecraft Premium for free

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Index

  • Install Minecraft Premium for free on computer
    • System Requirements
    • Create an account
    • Download the game
  • Play Minecraft Classic from browser on PC
  • Install Minecraft Premium for free on other devices

Install Minecraft Premium for free on computer

Minecraft Premium is a version of Minecraft, which is no longer so called, which was used to distinguish the players who had purchased this video game with those who tested it through its demo.



Now, Minecraft is available in its paid version for PC, smartphone and tablet or game console, with the possibility of downloading an evaluation version for PC, Play Station and Xbox platforms only.

In the next few chapters, I'll walk you through how to download minecraft for free in its trial version on PCs with an operating system Windows, MacOS e Linux. In this chapter, however, I will tell you about all the other platforms where you can download the Minecraft demo or buy its full version.

Just to make a clarification, on PC you will be able to play Minecraft Java Edition, its Windows, MacOS e Linux, Or Minecraft Windows 10 Edition, available only on Windows 10 through Microsoft Store.

System Requirements

play Minecraft on PC, in case you want to try the version Java Edition, it is required to be installed Java. In this regard, I suggest you read this guide of mine dedicated to the subject. In the following lines, however, I will show you the minimum and recommended system requirements, so that Minecraft can run (Java Edition e Windows 10 Edition) correctly.



Minimum system requirements (Java Edition)

  • CPU: Intel Core i3-3210 3.2 GHz / AMD A8-7600 APU 3.1 GHz or equivalent.
  • RAM: 2GB
  • Integrated video card: Intel HD Graphics 4000 (Ivy Bridge) or AMD Radeon R5 series (Kaveri line) with support for OpenGL 4.4.
  • Dedicated video card: Nvidia GeForce 400 series or AMD Radeon HD 7000 series with OpenGL 4.4 support.
  • HDD: at least 1GB of free space.
  • Operating System: Windows 7 and later, macOS 10.9 Mavericks and later, Linux (distributions since 2014).
  • Internet connection to download game files and play online.
  • Latest version of Java

Recommended system requirements (Java Edition)

  • CPU: Intel Core i5-4690 3.5GHz / AMD A10-7800 APU 3.5 GHz or equivalent.
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Video Card: GeForce 700 series or AMD Radeon Rx 200 series with OpenGL 4.5 support.
  • HDD: 4GB (SSD recommended).
  • Operating System (64bit recommended): Windows 10, macOS 10.12 Sierra, Linux (distributions starting from 2014).
  • Latest version of Java.

Minimum system requirements (Windows 10 Edition)

  • CPU: Intel i5-4690 / AMD A10-7800 or equivalent.
  • RAM: 4GB.
  • Scheda video: Intel HD Graphics 4000 oppure AMD Radeon R5.
  • Operating system: Windows 10 version 14393.0 or later.
  • Internet connection to download game files and play online.

Recommended system requirements (Windows 10 Edition)

  • CPU: Intel i7-6500U / AMD A8-6600Ko equivalent.
  • RAM: 4GB.
  • Video card: NVIDIA GeForce 940M or AMD Radeon HD 8570D.
  • Operating system: Windows 10 version 14393.0 or later.
  • Internet connection to download game files and play online.

Create an account



The first step to download the trial version of Minecraft Java Edition is to create a free account on the official website. Then reach the link I gave you and, on the home page, press the button Log in, located in alto a destra.

At this point, press on the wording Register one here, located below, and fill out the form with the requested information, in order to create a free account. Then enter theemail address, a Password your choice and yours date of birth.

Once this is done, put a check mark in the box next to the wording I accept the collection of usage data and then press the button Create account, to complete the operation. On your inbox, you will receive an email with a verification code, which you will have to enter in the appropriate text field that is shown on the screen. After doing this, hit the button Verifica to complete the account creation.

If, at the moment, it is not your intention to buy Minecraft, you can ignore what is shown on the next screen, where you will be asked to enter your payment information to buy the full version of the game. If you want, then, try Minecraft Java Edition, follow the instructions you will find in this chapter.

As for, instead, Minecraft Windows 10 Edition, to download the evaluation version you need to have a Microsoft account. In this regard, I suggest you consult my guide on how to create a Microsoft account, in case you don't have one.


Download the game

Now that you have a useful account to try Minecraft, it's time to download this video game. Regarding Minecraft Java Edition, reach this link and press the button Download, to get the file .exe on Windows or .dmg your macOS.


Su Windows, double-click the file you just downloaded and, on the installation screen, click the button Next twice in a row and then press on Install, Yes e Finish to conclude the operation.

Su MacOS, double-click the file .dmg and, in the box you see, drag theminecraft icon in the folder Applications, in order to install the software on the Mac. Once this is done, right click on the game icon and press on apri twice in a row. This last operation is only necessary the first time to bypass macOS restrictions that prevent the launch of non-certified third-party applications.

At this point, start Minecraft and wait for all the necessary files to be downloaded. At the end of this procedure, enter your details Mojang account and premium tasto Play the demo, to play Minecraft.

Instead, to download the evaluation version of Minecraft Windows 10 Edition, you will need to install the application from the Microsoft Store. What you need to do is press onicon (...) I will select the voice Install evaluation version, nel riquadro che ti comes mostrato.

After doing this, if you have not yet associated your Microsoft account with the Microsoft Store, you will be prompted to do this by typing in your credentials. This will start the download and installation of Minecraft on your Windows 10 PC. Then press the key Play to start playing.

Play Minecraft Classic from browser on PC

If your goal is to play Minecraft for free, you might want to think about giving it a try Minecraft Classic, a version of this famous video game usable through any web browser on a PC.

Minecraft Classic in fact, it does not require the installation of any software to be able to be played: a Web browser such as Microsoft Edge your Windows 10, Safari on macOS or any other Internet browsing software, such as Google Chrome o Mozilla Firefox.

I warn you, however, that Minecraft Classic it does not represent the current Minecraft gameplay experience. In fact, Minecraft Classic is an obsolete version that dates back to one of the first published in the distant 2009. The developer company, Mojang, has published it, in fact, as a tribute to the nostalgics who have always supported this video game.

If you are interested in this version of Minecraft, launch your web browser and go to its official webpage via this link. In the screen that is shown to you, type a nickname of your imagination in the appropriate box and click on the button Home to start playing.

In case you want to invite your friends to join your game session, before starting the game, press the button Copy, in order to copy and then share the link that will allow him to play with you.

Install Minecraft Premium for free on other devices

Minecraft it is also available on other devices, such as smartphones and tablets with an operating system Android o iOS or on game consoles PlayStation, Xbox e Nintendo.

On all these platforms, Minecraft it is available for a fee, but a trial version can only be downloaded on game consoles PlayStation e Xbox.

In case you are interested in downloading the evaluation version or buying Minecraft on these platforms, I suggest you read my guide on how to get Minecraft Premium for free.

Since no trial version is available on smartphones and tablets, in case you don't want to buy Minecraft, my advice is to play other valid free alternatives. In this case, I recommend that you consult my guide dedicated to the subject.

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