To help me on my way to understanding Minecraft and helping with those combinations of items to craft something I have found that the best companion app to be:
Minecraft Explorer Pro
As you will see from the screens at the bottom of this post it is feature packed for any minecraft player and will aide in the productivity in any scenario!!
Features: (From AppStore description)
Officially supported by Mojang!
Minecraft Explorer Pro is the ultimate companion for any Minecraft player.
This application allows you to:
– Search for items and potions by name
– Look up hundreds of item recipes with detailed information and videos, now includes potions!
– Enchantment Guide (now included free!)
– Seed Guide
– Explore thousands of online servers – all checked daily to ensure offline servers are not displayed
– Add your own server to the app for millions of people to see! (optional extra)
– Design your own Minecraft skins* (optional extra), upload to Minecraft or share with the world (see “Tools” tab)
– Browse Minecraft skins*, upload to Minecraft or download and modify! We have over 50,000 skins to choose from!
– Rate servers to influence their ranking in the app
– Share servers with your friends on Facebook, Twitter, SMS or by email
– View Mob information by name and category
– Item ID’s in an easy to read list
– Favourite items and server listings
This PRO version also includes:
– Mark fun servers as ‘favourites’ for later
– Search for servers by name or whitelist
– View item ID’s in the search results for quick reference
– NO adverts!
This is just the beginning. As demand for the app grows we plan a whole load of updates for this app. Be sure to share it with your friends!
— Note: This is not a game. It’s for reference only —
* Skin Studio requires unlocking using In-App Purchase
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“Minecraft” is a trademark of Mojang AB.
This version of the app may pop-up to tell you about important announcements from 57Digital Ltd. However, this will only happen in rare cases and will only ever pop-up once.