Install latest/stable of Woxel

Ubuntu 16.04 or later?

Make sure snap support is enabled in your Desktop store.

Install using the command line

sudo snap install woxel

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Open Source 3D voxel editor that's better than Goxel ;p

Woxel uses intuitive controls akin to Minetest and Minecraft, while providing a design experience similar to Goxel and Magicalvoxel.

Woxel is a great way to turn Minecraft players into 3D asset creators for games! Don't use Linux? Try the Web version at

Mouse locks when you click on the window, press ESCAPE or TAB to unlock the mouse.


  • W,A,S,D = Move around based on relative orientation to X and Y.
  • SPACE + L-SHIFT = Move up and down relative Z.
  • F = Toggle player fast speed on and off.
  • 1-7 = Change move speed for selected fast state.
  • P = Toggle pitch lock.


  • Left Click / R-SHIFT = Place node.
  • Right Click / R-CTRL = Delete node.
  • Q / Z / Middle Click / Mouse4 = Clone color of pointed node.
  • E / Mouse5 = Replace color of pointed node.
  • R = Toggle mirror brush.
  • V = Places voxel at current position
  • X + C / Slash + Quote = Change texture of pointed node.


  • F1 = Resets environment state back to default.
  • F2 = Toggle HUD visibility.
  • F3 = Save. (auto saves on exit or idle for more than 3 minutes)
  • F8 = Load. (will erase what you have done since the last save)

Your state is automatically saved on exit.

Check the console output for more information, arguments can be passed to the program to export your project, create a new project, load a project from file, change mouse sensitivity and apply custom color palettes to projects.

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Details for Woxel

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Last updated
  • 14 October 2023 - latest/stable
  • 14 October 2023 - latest/edge



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