Google Maps in Minecraft: DYNMAP & list of alternatives

dynamic map of minecraft city

COVER IMAGE: GREENFIELD. These plugins allow you to view your Minecraft world from above in various ways and through various means. Some are server only, some can be used locally, and they have different performance and features. Common features include top-down and 3D view, map markers for players, waypoints.

Do your research before picking a good plugin, however DYNMAP is by far the most popular and reliable on servers. Comment any tools I missed. Cover image: A dynmap world in top-down view.


ChunkyMap x Dynmap

dynmap map of a world airships



Pl3xMap *for Paper*



  • Minecraft Overviewer
  • “A command-line tool for rendering high-resolution maps of Minecraft Java Edition worlds. It generates a set of static html and image files and uses Leaflet to display a nice interactive map.”
  • Local non-server only.
rendered world map overviewer

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