How to install Bridge - a Minecraft Add-ons IDE on a Chromebook in 2024

Installing Bridge - A Minecraft Add-ons IDE on Chromebook (2024 Guide)

In this guide, we'll walk you through the process of installing Bridge, a powerful Minecraft Add-ons IDE, on your Chromebook in 2024. Bridge is an excellent tool for Minecraft enthusiasts who want to create and manage add-ons, providing a user-friendly interface for developing custom content.

Before You Begin

Please note that this tutorial is specifically designed for Chromebooks with Intel or AMD CPUs that support Linux Apps. Unfortunately, this method won't work on Chromebooks with ARM64 architecture CPUs.

Step-by-Step Installation Guide

Follow these steps carefully to install Bridge on your Chromebook:

1. Enable Linux Apps

If you haven't already enabled Linux apps on your Chromebook, you'll need to do so first:

  1. Open your Chromebook's Settings
  2. Navigate to the Advanced section
  3. Click on the Developers section
  4. Turn on Linux apps

2. Install Required Packages

Open the Linux terminal and run the following commands:

sudo apt update
sudo apt install kmenuedit fuse libgles-dev

These commands update your package lists and install necessary dependencies for Bridge.

3. Download Bridge AppImage

Next, download the Bridge AppImage file using wget:


4. Make the AppImage Executable

Change the permissions of the downloaded file to make it executable:

chmod 755 bridge_2.7.10_amd64.AppImage

5. Create a Menu Entry (Optional)

To create a menu entry for easy access to Bridge, run:


This will open the menu editor where you can add Bridge as a new entry.

Additional Resources

For more detailed information and visual guidance, please refer to the following resources:

Video Tutorial

Troubleshooting and Tips

If you encounter any issues during the installation process, here are a few tips:

  • Make sure your Chromebook is up to date
  • Ensure you have sufficient storage space in your Linux container
  • If the AppImage doesn't run, try installing additional libraries like libfuse2

Why Use Bridge for Minecraft Add-ons?

Bridge offers several advantages for Minecraft add-on creators:

  • User-friendly interface for both beginners and advanced users
  • Integrated tools for entity, item, and block creation
  • Real-time preview of your add-ons
  • Built-in version control and collaboration features

By learning to use Bridge, you're opening up a world of possibilities for customizing and enhancing your Minecraft experience.


Installing Bridge on your Chromebook allows you to dive into the exciting world of Minecraft add-on creation. With this powerful IDE at your fingertips, you can bring your creative ideas to life and share them with the Minecraft community.

If you have any questions or need further assistance, please don't hesitate to reach out through a YouTube comment on our tutorial video. Happy creating!

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