What is Forge and how to install it in Minecraft?

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Being part of online games is a constant challenge because you must keep up with the updates made by the programs to continue advancing in each challenge.

Forge is an open-source server that allows you to install and run all the mods in Minecraft. Such a program has been designed to connect complex modifications and non-programmer players in Minecraft. You will be able to install it for free on your computer and run the mods you accumulate in the game.

Forge is a program that is designed by experts. This indicates that hardly presents some kind of error and in turn software updates allow you to have a Forge available for the various versions of the game.

One of its great advantages is that you can use it without being banned. However, you must take into account the type of server you use to have problems.

Downloading Forge Minecraft is a very simple process. However, before doing so, you must know the version of your Minecraft installation. To know that, just log into the game and check the version written in the lower-left corner of the screen.

How to install Forge in Minecraft?

After knowing the version of the game you must visit the official Minecraft Forge website. Here, you must select the compatible version of your game by looking for it in the left sidebar. Then click on the installer button. Skipping the announcement will start the Forge download.

Because it is a .jar file, the browser may throw some warning of being harmful. Select the keep option when prompted and don’t worry because Forge is a very safe program.

  • When the download of Forge is finished double-click to open the installer. In case the antivirus indicates a sale of more information, select the option to run anyway.
  • As a second step, Forge will detect the location of the default Minecraft installation. Another way to install it in the Minecraft directory is manual, by clicking the button next to the default directory address. After that, you must select the install client option and accept.
  • Next, wait for Forge to download and install into the game. When the process is finished, you will receive a successful installation message. The remaining thing to make sure it works correctly is to not use a version of the game that is modified and to always match the version of the game with the version of Minecraft.

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With Forge installed, the only thing left to do is install mods in Minecraft, something that is easier than downloading forge.

To find out how it works, you have to download a mod which you can do quickly through Google. With the file downloaded, the next thing to do is right click on that file and choose “copy”. You can also press the Windows keyboard shortcut Ctrl + C after selecting the file.

When the file has been copied, use the Win + R key and type the following in the Run window – ” %appdata%%.minecraft\mods ” and then click the ” OK ” button.

When you are in the mods folder, right click and select “paste” or press Ctrl + V on your keyboard to paste the mod file. And you are done with the process of installing your favorite mods in Minecraft.

It should be noted that Minecraft mods are totally free and available to all public. Any type of payment is illegal, this is something you should always keep in mind for your game. Currently, there are thousands of free modifications available through the Internet to select the ones you are requiring.

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