Borderless Mining

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8,912 Downloads Last Updated: May 27, 2020 Game Version: 1.16-Snapshot

Borderless Mining changes the fullscreen option to use a borderless window that fills the screen. This allows you to have Minecraft open on one monitor, while using other programs on another monitor - as normally Minecraft minimises when you unfocus it. This mod also adds the Borderless Windowed option to the Video Settings screen, so you can easily disable the mod ingame, and has a configuration menu accessible through Mod Menu.

This mod is a rewrite of a Forge 1.12 mod, Fullscreen Windowed (Borderless), however it used to be a fork of that mod (which the 1.12 version of this mod is) - see the bottom of this page for the original description.

See Borderless Window by nekeras if you're looking for a similar mod for Forge 1.14+.

1.13+ Changes

  • Minecraft 1.13+ uses LWJGL 3, which completely changes how window management works.
  • It technically uses borderless fullscreen when your fullscreen mode is the same as your display mode (Fullscreen Resolution: Current), but when you unfocus the screen it minimises.
  • GLFW provides a way to disable this functionality with a window hint, GLFW_AUTO_ICONIFY, but this just makes a window that is atop all other windows!
  • Therefore, this mod makes the normal fullscreen setting (controllable with a slider) use a window with no borders that covers the entirety of the current window. (although this can be configured)
  • Unfortunately, this has slightly worse performance than the normal borderless fullscreen mode.
  • On Mac, this mod is disabled by default, as it is impossible to position the window above the menu bar.
  • This mod fixes a couple bugs: MC-175431 MC-175437
  • Other related Mojira bugs include: MC-158117 MC-175233 MC-168675

 

Old 1.12.2 mod description:

This is the latest released version (1.6.0) of the mod Fullscreen Windowed (Borderless) by hancin for MC 1.12-1.12.2, plus a fix for window resizing by me, compiled by Brycey92. This fork will be obsolete if this PR is merged.

This fixes the bug where the window is not resizable after exiting fullscreen. This is a bug in LWJGL, and is fixed by Fullscreen Fix and in current versions of Forge. However, the existing fixes are not applied to Fullscreen Windowed (Borderless), so this fork fixes it in that mod.

See the original Github post by Brycey92 here.

 

The 1.12.2 build had the following links: Source, Issues

The 1.12.2 build is licensed under the following license:

Copyright (c) 2015-2017, David Larochelle-Pratte
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