How to download mods on Minecraft

After having heard so much about it from all your friends over the last few days, you have finally decided: you have read my guide on how to play Minecraft and you too, like many other users in the world, have started having fun with the famous title. Now, there is little to do, you just can’t do without Minecraft anymore and the fact that you are reading this tutorial is undoubtedly clear proof of that. However, if you are here now, it is most likely because despite having become a great fan of the now-famous video game, it is not clear to you how to proceed to download mods on Minecraft. If things are actually this way and if you need some advice, do not worry, you can count on me.

Before telling you which operations it is necessary to carry out in order to download the mods on Minecraft it is good, however, to be immediately clear on one point. Currently, there are many, indeed many mods, some have a minimal impact on the mechanics of the game while others can completely upset Minecraft. The choice of the most suitable mods is therefore only up to you.

Having said that, if you are therefore interested in finding out what you need to do in order to download the mods on Minecraft, I invite you to take a few minutes of free time, to get comfortable in front of your computer and to concentrate on reading the instructions that I am about to give you. I am sure that in the end you will be able to tell yourself more than satisfied.

To download the mods on Minecraft you can refer to different and specific Internet sites on the net. Below I will go to show you the ones that in my opinion represent the best solutions available. In all cases I recommend, before downloading a mod for Minecraft always make sure that it is compatible with the version of the game installed on your computer.

Download Minecraft mods from Minecraft Italy

To download the mods on Minecraft I first suggest you take a look at the Minecraft Italy website, one of the main Italian reference points for all Minecraft fans.

To access the Minecraft Italy website click here. Once the web page of the site is displayed, press the Resources item attached to the menu at the top and then click on the Mods item attached to the Modding section. So scroll down the page containing the various mods available and once you have identified the one you prefer, click on the relevant title.

After taking a look at the Compatibility section in order to make sure that the mod chosen is actually compatible with the version of Minecraft you are using, press the Download button and wait for the download procedure to start and complete.

Download Minecraft mods from other Internet sites

Didn’t the mods present on Minecraft Italy attract your attention in a particular way? Still looking for a cool Minecraft mod to download? Yes? Well, then try taking a look at the resources mentioned below. These are some of the most popular and used mods by Minecraft players around the world. Choose the mod you think maybe more interesting for you and then download it by pressing the Download button and waiting for the download procedure to be started and brought to the computer you are using.

  • Mo ‘Creature– This is a mod that adds a wide range of hostile animals and creatures to Minecraft. Among the characters included in the mod are elephants, crocodiles, turtles and… walking trees.
  • Twilight Forest– This is a beautiful mod that throws players into a world populated by monsters, new bosses, dungeons and other elements that make the gameplay very very addicting.
  • DecoCraft– This is a mod that adds a large amount of decorative objects to Minecraft such as cutlery, beds and even graveyard tombstones.
  • IndustrialCraft– This is a mod that, as the name suggests, adds a decidedly industrial touch to Minecraft by catapulting the player into building elements that make the game extremely interesting.
  • TooManyItems– This is a very popular mod that allows you to switch game modes, create and modify items and more.

Install the mods

Now that you have proceeded to download the mods on Minecraft you must proceed by going to install them. The procedure to be performed, it is good that you keep this in mind, is slightly different depending on whether the one you use to have fun with the famous game is a  Windows PC  or a  Mac. The procedure for installing mods on Minecraft can also be significantly different depending on the modified version of the game you have chosen to exploit. Consequently, before proceeding with the installation of the mods for Minecraft, I suggest that you carefully consult any indications attached to the website of the modified version of the game you have chosen to exploit. That said, let’s proceed!

If you use a Windows PC and want to install the mods downloaded on Minecraft, access  Windows Explorer by pressing the icon depicting a yellow folder attached to the  Taskbar,  then copy and paste the path indicated below into the address bar at the top and then press the Enter  button attached to the keyboard.

C: \ Users \ [username] \ AppData \ Roaming \ .minecraft

Now double click on the bin folder then select the minecraft.jar file with the right mouse button and from the context menu that is shown to you select the Open with option. Then choose to open the file using the compression utility available as standard on Windows.

Now presses again with the right mouse button on the minecraft.jar file and then select the Delete item from the menu that is shown to you.

Proceed by moving the Minecraft folder that has been added on the desktop to the  Minecraft bin folder opened in Windows Explorer then open the latter, then locate the META-INF folder, click on it with the right mouse button and choose the Delete item from the menu that it is shown to you.

Then double-click on the file of the mod for Minecraft previously downloaded (if it is a compressed archive, extract the files inside it indicating your willingness to use the compression utility) then select all the files inside and drag them in the mineacraft folder attached to the bin folder. If a window should be shown on the screen, indicate the fact that you are copying one or more files that already exist in the chosen location, press the Yes button.

Finally, change the extension of the Minecraft folder to  .jar. (you do not know how to do it, you can follow the instructions attached to my guide on  how to change the extension of a file ) in order to definitively complete the procedure by which to download the mods on Minecraft and install them, then start the game as you do normally on your PC.

If, on the other hand, you use a Mac and want to install the mods on Minecraft that you previously downloaded, access the  Finder by pressing on its icon attached to the  Dock and then click on the Go item on the menu bar and select the  Go to folder… item.

Inside the dialog box that at this point will be shown to you on the screen, copy and paste the path indicated below and then press the Enter button on the keyboard.

~ / Library / Application Support / minecraft /

Continue by double-clicking on the bin folder and then select the minecraft.jar file with the right mouse button and from the context menu that is shown to you select the Open with option. Then choose  Compression Utility from the list that is shown to you. 

Press again with the right mouse button on the minecraft.jar file and then select the item  Move to Trash from the menu that is shown to you.

Now move the minecraft folder that has been added on the desktop to the  Minecraft bin folder open in the  Finder then open the latter, then locate the META-INF folder, click on it with the right mouse button and choose the  Move to Trash item from the menu that is shown to you.

Then double-click on the file of the mod for Minecraft previously downloaded (if it is a compressed archive, extract the files inside it indicating your willingness to use the  Compression Utility ) then select all the files inside and drag them into the mineacraft folder attached to the bin folder. If a window should be shown to you, indicate the fact that you are copying one or more files that already exist in the chosen location, press the Replace button.

Finally change the extension of the mineacraft folder to  .jar . (if you don’t know how to do it you can follow the instructions attached to my guide on  how to rename files on Mac ) in order to definitively complete the procedure by which to download the mods on Minecraft and install them, then start the game as you do normally on your Mac.

 

 

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