Last Updated on May 30, 2014

Category: Minecraft Tools

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Minecraft Forge is a mod that acts as a normalizer for all other mods in Minecraft. It is easily the single greatest mod to-date created for the game, as it allows anyone coding within its specifications the ability to make their mod compatible with other mods. Of course, such an endeavor would only work if most or all people used it; luckily, that is the case. Forge has become almost universally accepted as the proper way to mod Minecraft.

In the future, you may see this mod referred to as any of the following:

● Minecraft Forge
● Forge
● Forge API
● Forge Mod Loader
● FML

These all usually represent the same thing, though technically some of them do not actually refer to “Forge”. Unless you plan to make your own mods, however, this isn’t really important.

Installing Forge for Minecraft 1.6.2/1.6.4/1.7.2/1.7.4/1.7.5

Installing Forge is a little tricky, but it is well worth it. Thankfully, the developers have made it a little easier by providing an automatic installation program.

1. Download the appropriate version of Forge for your needs here. Be sure to click the (installer) under the recommended section.
2. Make sure Minecraft is closed, then run the file you just downloaded. A screen should pop up with the options “install client”, “install server”, and “extract”. Choose install client and click OK.
3. After Forge is installed, open Minecraft and verify that there is a Forge profile available. Select it and start the game. Once you reach the title screen, close the game again. This creates the folder architecture necessary to install mods.

Installing mods is even easier than installing Forge. Each mod review on this site will contain specific installation instructions, but most of the time they will remain the same.

If your main screen looks something like this when you begin the game, you did it correctly:

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Clicking on the Mods button will bring you to the list of mods where you can examine, enable, or disable entire mods or specific parts of mods (if applicable):

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And that’s all there is to it! Download a few mods from our site to make sure Forge works properly, and happy Crafting!

  • 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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    I will chop your head off!
    -Axe Cop

  • 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

    • Waldo

      I also want to know

  • Petar Rajkovic

    Please give me link to download