Mods are additional content often created by the community to spice up games with new modes, tools, scenarios, etc. In Minecraft, mods are extremely popular as they fit like a game style glove and are very easy to install. Check out the walkthrough of how to install Mods on Minecraft in 2019!
1. Install Rift and / or ForgeThe first step to installing mods in Minecraft is to install a Mod Loader, ie a program that manages and executes mods within the game. By far the most popular are Rift and Forge, since most mods you find on the Internet have these programs as requirements. You are not required to download both programs, but it is advisable for you to run as many mods as you like and it costs nothing.
Downloading and Installing RiftFirst, click here to download Rift and the following screen will appear: Choose your Minecraft version and download the file by clicking one of the arrows. Because it is a ".jar" file, your browser will probably warn you about the risks of downloading but don't worry. This warning always appears when it comes to java files. After downloading the Rift java file, right-click > Open With> Java . If the option is not available, just click on "Choose another application" and search for the program. There, Rift will be installed immediately.
Downloading and Installing ForgeRegarding Forge the process is similar. First, click here to download it and the following screen will appear: The tab on the left side of the screen provides previous versions of the program to choose from according to your Minecraft. Choose the "installer" option. The next screen will show some advertisement. To start the download, simply click the red "Skip" button in the upper right corner of the screen. As with Rift, a risk warning will appear and you should ignore it. After downloading, right-click > Open With> Java . A small installer will launch and you just have to hit OK to finish the process.
2. Downloading and Installing Mods in MinecraftFrom here, the process for downloading, installing, and running mods is the same for both programs downloaded above. To find the mods, a simple google search is sufficient since there are numerous websites devoted to the subject. For convenience, here is a list of some of the most famous:
- Planet minecraft
- Minecraft Mods
- Minecraft CurseForge