The blazing fast
Minecraft server

Paper is a Minecraft game server based on Spigot, designed to greatly improve performance and offer more advanced features and API.

Why Paper?

It's stupidly fast

Paper contains numerous improvements and optimizations resulting in a significant increase in performance. This includes asynchronous chunk loading, as well as major optimizations to the light engine, hoppers, entities, and more.

An active and growing community

Paper has an active and growing community of server administrators and developers. If you encounter any problems, you can come talk with us on Discord and get real time support.

An expanded API

Paper extends and improves the Bukkit and Spigot APIs so that you and your developers have more features and functionality at your fingertips.

A diverse plugin ecosystem

Crafted by the PaperMC team & contributors, Hangar is our own dedicated plugin repository, now in open beta! View 1148 different plugins that are specific to Paper, or list your own with a very streamlined creation process.

Getting Started

To get started with Paper, you will need to download and install the latest version of the server software. Once you're ready, take a look at our extensive documentation.

Together with a community of server owners

Whether you need help with your server settings, server lag, or need a guide for formatting your chat, our knowledgeable staff and friendly community are always around to lend a hand.