descriptionA Minetest mod which replaces the default health and breath bar by nice-looking HUD bars and provides a powerful API for modders to add custom HUD bars.
last changeMon, 5 Feb 2018 20:24:53 +0000 (5 21:24 +0100)
content tags

HUD bars


This mod changes the HUD of Minetest. It replaces the default health and breath symbols by horizontal colored bars with text showing the number.

Furthermore, it enables other mods to add their own custom bars to the HUD, this mod will place them accordingly.

Important: Keep in mind if running a server with this mod, that the custom position should be displayed correctly on every screen size.

Current version

The current version is 1.11.0.

This software uses semantic versioning, as defined by version 2.0.0 of the SemVer standard.


This mod can be configured quite a bit. You can change HUD bar appearance, offsets, ordering, and more. Use the advanced settings menu in Minetest for detailed configuration.


The API is used to add your own custom HUD bars. Documentation for the API of this mod can be found in

License of source code

Author: Wuzzy (2015)

Also: This mod was forked from the “Better HUD” [hud] mod by BlockMen.


This program is free software. It comes without any warranty, to the extent permitted by applicable law. You can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the MIT License.

Licenses of textures

License references

2018-02-05 WuzzyVersion 1.11.0master
2018-02-05 WuzzyAdd Malay locale by muhdnurhidayat
2017-09-18 WuzzyVersion 1.10.0, update credits
2017-09-18 WuzzyAdd Dutch locale by kingoscargames
2017-09-18 WuzzyAdd Italian locale by Hamlet
2017-09-18 WuzzyNo longer set progress bar image size explicitly
2017-09-18 WuzzyUse MIT License
2017-07-06 WuzzyReplace deprecated intllib call:
2017-07-02 WuzzyVersion 1.9.0
2017-07-02 WuzzyMove default settings into new Lua file
2017-07-02 WuzzyAdd hb.get_hudbar_identifiers()
2017-06-20 WuzzyUse 0.4.16 settings syntax
2017-05-29 WuzzyUpdate credits in README file
2017-05-29 WuzzyVersion 1.8.0
2017-05-29 WuzzyAdd Turkish translation
2017-05-29 WuzzyVersion 1.7.2
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