1.4.4 is Out!

The 1.4.4 Update is finally out! Today's release is the same client from the pre-release last week, but now it's a full, official release. Just in case you haven't had a chance to see the changelogs, they include - among other things:

Changelog
  • Server IPs can now be hidden individually when editing or adding a server
  • Server version is now displayed left of the connection bars
  • Server ping tooltip now shows if the server and client have mismatching protocol versions
  • Mismatching servers can't be joined
  • Renamed Chat Settings to Multiplayer Settings
  • Added an option for cape-owners to hide their capes in-game
  • Added Fullscreen and VSync toggles
  • Though this is not in the settings menu, you may go into the options.txt in %appdata% and toggle advancedToolTips. This shows you the item IDs of everything and the durability of tools and armor.
  • The piechart is now shown when using shift+F3 instead of vice versa
  • Added the cardinal direction and the degree value to the f value indicating the direction the player is facing
  • Now shows which chunk and where in that chunk the player is in on X and Z values
  • Pressing P while holding F3 will toggle the auto-pause when the Minecraft window loses focus
  • Pressing H while holding F3 will toggle detailed item descriptions, which additionally show item id, damage value, color code, tool/armor/weapon damage and map zoom level and scale on the tooltip
  • Updated language files
  • Spawn protection now is disabled if there's nothing in ops.txt
  • Spawn protection radius can now be changed in the server.properties file
  • Improved Creative inventory
  • Items can now be cloned by using Pick Block on them - An item stack with the highest amount of items possible in it will be created
  • Items can now be shift-clicked around on the survival inventory screen
  • Improved General inventory
  • Pressing the 1-9 hotkeys while hovering over an item will exchange that item with the one from the corresponding hotbar slot
  • Status effects now cause the inventory window to be off-center regardless of screen aspect ratio
  • A whole lot more changes

To update, simply start up your Minecraft PC game, and press "Yes" when it asks you to update the game. Enjoy!

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