Problem Solve for Accidently Made My Minecraft Skin Backwards

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In Minecraft, you need to have skin. You are able to get skin from some websites, or you are able to make a skin by yourself. There are some programs available that you are able to use to make a skin for Minecraft. Now, what can we do if we made a skin for Minecraft, but then it becomes accidentally backwards. If this thing is happening to you now and you do not know what to do, keep reading this article because here we will inform you about how to fix it.

But first, what is skin? Skin in Minecraft is the textures which are placed onto a player or mob model. It is divided into areas which can act as the surface area of the character such as the right leg area, the front head area and so on. Only a solid color which is permitted in a skin. It means that transparency is not allowed on the skin file except on the second layer where the transparency is by default. So, you are able to give the character glasses, hats or other accessories on the second layer which is transparent.


As explained above, you are able to make a skin by yourself in a program. The opportunity to make a skin by ourselves makes us can create the unique skin based on our wish. By making a custom skin, you are able to personalize the player model and you are able to do that by using a variety of community-made skin editors or by editing the steve.png or alex.png file manually with an image editor such as GIMP, Photoshop, Paint.Net and the other similar image editors.

When you create your own skin, there may be something happens. The thing that happens probably something that you do not expect. One of the things that may happen is that the skin that you have made accidentally backwards. Then, you do not know what you have to do to fix it. Panic? You probably are. However, actually there are some things that you can do to fix the skin which is backwards accidentally.

In some forums such as Minecraft Forum and Yahoo Answers, there are some other players who also experience this problem. And some other players try to help them with these solutions. Here are the solutions offered by other Minecraft players to fix a skin which is backwards accidentally after you made it.

  • You are able to open the skin in Paint.net. There, you are able to copy and paste the different sections to get it the other way around.
  • It may happen because you were probably lagging a lot. Or, if you made the skin using The Skindex, it actually is not a good site to use for making a skin. So, this problem may happen. So, you have to make sure that you make the skin using Photoshop, Paint.Net or other programs as we mentioned above. If you have made the skin in the Skindex and it is backwards, then you have to redo it. You can do it on the Skindex site again. However, if you are able to get to load the skin into Pain.net, you are able to transpose it.
  • You are able to use a website that can reverse it. The site isĀ mcskinreverse.qo.fi. On this site, you are able to reverse the accidentally backwards skin that you made. But, this skin does not work for 1.8.1. This reverser can reverse the skin correctly but any hats or second layer items that you had will not show up in the game.

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