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  • Minecraft
  • 2,074 Monthly Downloads
  • Supports: CB 1.6.4-R2.0
  • 64,937 Total Downloads
  • Updated 08/27/2014
  • Created 08/26/2011
  • 6 Favorites
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  • Release Type: Release
  • License: Apache License version 2.0
  • Newest File: iSkin v5.0.0
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About iSkin


Version: v5.0.0


  • SpoutPlugin
  • Spoutcraft

What is iSkin?

iSkin is a simple and elegant plug-in which enables the user to change skins, capes and titles in-game and fast. With iSkin you can have specific skins for entire permission groups which makes it rather useful for RPG servers.

iSkin is a simple and elegant plugin which allows users to select custom skins, capes and titles without having to go to With iSkin you can change either, your own skin/cape/title, another players skin/cape/title and even an entire permission groups skin/cape/title.


  • Change skins, capes and titles in-game
  • Persistent skins, cape and titles across logouts and server restarts
  • Ability to reset a player to their default settings


For a list of all the commands and how to use them please go to this page ==> here


  • iskin.* = Access to all permissions
  • = Force save changes
  • = Display the help menu
  • iskin.reset = Reset a particular player
  • iskin.setplayer = Change your own or another players settings
  • iskin.setgroup = Change a groups settings

Source Code:



Special thanks to cloud_strife_91spain for making this Spanish tutorial on how to install and use iSkin (v4.0.7)


Full Changelog

Version 5.0.0

  • Complete rewrite of the plugin for MC 1.6.4
  • Supports custom skins, capes and titles

Version 4.2.4b

  • Fixed major bug where skins wouldn't have worked
  • Added new help page for the GUI

Version 4.2.3b

  • Fixed error when players join game
  • Removed unnecessary code

Version 4.2.2b

  • Fixed MySQL syntax bug
  • Fixed the cape persistence issue

Version 4.2.0

  • Added full support of capes
  • new design for GUI
  • Changed to release so people stop downloading v3.3

Version 4.1.0a

  • Added Cape support (Isn't tested and will most likely not work at the moment ;( )
  • New Background textures for GUI
  • Fixed NPE bug
  • Revamped saving/loading system, might take longer but will be much easier for me to add additional files.

Version 4.0.7b

  • Wider text fields, so longer url's can be added.
  • Fixed MySQL bug.
  • Found out you can have ANY .png image as a skin, can be any size, shape and colour, You could be a photo :D

Version 4.0.6b

  • Added MySQL support
  • Added first-join skin support (Should work, did really test it ;( )
  • Fixed Linux issue with "¬" being used in data files This mean you will need to delete the Player and Group skin.txt files or if you're pro, change the "¬" keys to ">" keys
  • Fixed character limit for the search bars

Version 4.0.5b

  • Added "setgroup" GUI
  • Fixed /setgroup updating player skins
  • Fixed issue between admins and setgroup command
  • Fixed GUI popping up whenever you press the hotkeys
  • Rearranged hotkeys accordingly:
  • Press "J" for setself
  • Press "K" for setplayer
  • Press "L" for setgroup
  • Fixed events not overriding player skins with those from their groups
  • Added another permission : "iskin.gui.setgroup" so you can access the setgroup GUI

Version 4.0.4b

  • Added another GUI
  • Press "J" to open
  • Able to set other player skins now
  • Removed permission ""
  • Added new permissions
    * "iskin.gui.setself"
  • "iskin.gui.setplayer"
  • Added Metrics for plugin statisitics : Go to to view the current stats

Version 4.0.3b

  • Fixed UnsupportedMajorMinor error

Version 4.0.2b

  • Added new GUI
  • Able to search skins and preview
  • Either type a URL or just a name from
  • Press "K" to open GUI
  • new permission "" , use to allow player to open GUI

Version 4.0.1

  • Removed config file
  • Added permissions to plugin.yml

Version 4.0.0

  • Updated for Minecraft 1.2.3
  • Updated for Bukkit beta 2060
  • Fixed all persistance problems
  • Much faster skin loads
  • Beta build, not complete (Missing heroes + GUI)

Version 3.3

  • Updated to Minecraft 1.0.
  • Added first join skin option.
  • Heroes features are temporarily disabled until Heroes is updated.
  • Added a better support system (did you mean... little helpers)
  • Possibly persistence fix (not fully tested)
  • Other minor bug fixes
  • Merry Christmas everyone (At 4:25am updating for you guys :D )

Version 3.2

  • Forgot about the plugin.yml

Version 3.1

  • Fixed setting config with craftplayer whilst using setplayer
  • Fixed ArrayOutOfBounds error

Version 3.0

  • Added support for Heroes (/iskin sethero)
  • Updated to new configuration system
  • Fixed custom skin persistance
  • Fixed reload command
  • Improved code efficiency
  • Changed the default url
  • Added new commands
  • Added new permissions

Version 2.0

  • Huge code rewrite for performance improvment
  • Removed support for skindex (too slow and buggy)
  • Edited help message (Now 2 pages)
  • Updated to Spout 1.0.5
  • Still supports
  • Skin group permissions have changed to "<groupname>" from "iskin.<groupname>"
  • Help message now shows when you fail command
  • Commands have now changed
  • Bug fixes

Version 1.4

  • Added "Set skin successfully" once you change a skin
  • Added new commands to make iSkin easier to use
  • If you now type /iSkin setself minecraft <playername> it will change your skin to another players skin from (Yes you can use Notch's skin)
  • Added this command for setplayer and setgroup
  • Added skindex support using same format (/iSkin setself skindex <skincode> (skindex uses skincodes an example being where "168168" is the skincode Remeber to use the skindex link which has "/view/" in it not save or skin aka the "Direct Link"))
  • Also to let people know when changing a skin it takes time to download the skin there is nothing we can do to make this faster (Skindex does take significantly longer than
  • There might be more that I have forgotten we did add quite a lot of features

Version 1.3

  • Edited the help message
  • If you now fail a command rather than the usage it returns the help message

Version 1.2

  • Added new commands
  • Added new permissions
  • Code cleanup

Version 1.1

  • Fixed minor bugs

Version 1.0

  • Initial release


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