Last Updated on May 9, 2013

Category: Minecraft Tools

In a game with as many mods as Minecraft, there are bound to be a few complications between mods. If you’ve ever tried to install multiple mods at the same time, then you might have run into strange errors, weird glitches, and even complete crashes to desktop.

If you want to make sure all of your Minecraft mods get along, then you need to install something called Minecraft Forge. Basically, Minecraft Forge allows all of your installed mods to work together.

For that reason, many people see Minecraft Forge as one of the most important mods in the Minecraft community – if not the most important mod. After all, if we could only install one or two mods at a time, that would take a lot of the enjoyment out of the modding experience. With Forge, you don’t have to pick and choose which mods are your favorite.

This mod is called ‘Forge’ because it forges elements of various mods together. For example, if you have two mods that have each added an item called ‘oil’ into the game, then you could run into compatibility issues if Forge isn’t installed. When Forge is installed, it will recognize that your mod folder has two items called ‘oil’ and will ‘Forge’ them together in order to make your experience as seamless as possible.

In other words, Minecraft Forge takes the best elements of every mod and forges them together. It still retains the core features of each mod, but in the event where two features overlap with one another, it will fuse them together into something better.

Minecraft Forge is such an important part of the Minecraft community that an entire forum has been dedicated to it. Using that forum, modders can seek advice on how to best port their mod into the Forge system, and players can get help installing their mods or fixing glitches.

There are a few Minecraft mods that are ‘must-haves’ for those in the Minecraft community. Minecraft Forge is one such mod. If you want to get the most out of your gameplay experience, then installing Minecraft Forge should be the first place you start.

How to Install Minecraft Forge API for Minecraft 1.6.4/1.7.2/1.7.4/1.7.5

Step 1) Download Minecraft Forge API from here

Step 2) Download ModLoader

Step 3) Open your Minecraft.jar folder

Step 4) Drag the files from ModLoader into the .jar folder

Step 5) Delete META-INF if you haven’t already done so

Step 6) Drag over the Forge files into the .jar folder

Done!

  • nev51

    doesn’t work

  • vahkl

    cant find it

    • Minecraft Myth Hunter #1

      What? Your Minecraft Folder? Your Texurepacks Folder? Whatever It Is Tell Me Or Tell The Maker of This Item ^^. Thats Helpful…..

      • Gaul1324

        are you people stupid I got it to work fine

  • UNC_Tarheel

    DOES NOT WORK. Crashes minecraft every single time. trust me i tried 5 TIMES!!!

  • Hobo124

    black screen…. is this a preliminary update?

  • P****d and proud

    this is stupid its not 1.3. you dam liers. its 1.2 and does not work. like almost all the other BS on here

  • sam

    this site sucks dick just saying

  • shaun

    DO NOT DOWNLOAD THIS CRAP IF YOU DO NOT WANT BLACK SCREENS

    • Minecraft Myth Hunter #1

      Why? Its Good But Never Tryed It….

    • Ducks Unlimited

      Becuase you forgot to delete meta-inf you idiot

  • Sam

    PEOPLE Y U NO INSTALL RIGHT

    • Minecraft Myth Hunter #1

      Your Lagging XD……

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  • Minecraft Myth Hunter #1

    EVEREY TIME I TRY TO PUT MODLOADER IN AND START MINECRAFT, I GET A FREAKING FREEZE JKOHIUUJIUGHJUIGHUHGVF FUCKX YOU

  • Minecraft Myth Hunter #1

    true.

  • Cbw19

    SUCK MAH DICK U FUCKING LIARS! THIS SITE IS A COMPLETE AND TOTAL FUCKING LIE!!! DONT FUCKING USE IT!!! USE PLANET MINECRAFT OR MINECRAFT FORUMS!

  • dalestroyer

    neat!

  • callmekevin77

    WORKS GREAT! if u r getting black screen just go into your minecraft.jar and delete META INF before and after you have installed forge.:)

  • guest17

    where is the minecraft forge download ????? i can’t find it!!! :(

  • Misterious Man

    This Site is one shit

  • Misterious Man

    Oh Fuck not have the download link

  • Mamilo é polemico

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  • Death

    delete META INF if u get a black screen it is in the manecraft jar

  • foppe@hotmail.fr

    nice

  • sam

    i found the download link wher it says d-load minecraft forg apc from HERE u click HERE lol

  • hi

    what button do i click to download

  • Marcus

    When since did you have to install Modloader?!?!

  • Ben The Nerd

    wich button do i press to download the mod