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This image cannot be used by any other entity without the written permission of WikiHow, Inc. 1 Go to http://files.minecraftforge.net in a web browser. This is the official website for Minecraft Forge. This program makes it easy to install mods to Minecraft. "smallUrl":"https:\/\/www.wikihow.com\/images\/thumb\/5\/54\/Download-a-Minecraft-Mod-on-a-Mac-Step-2.jpg\/v4-460px-Download-a-Minecraft-Mod-on-a-Mac-Step-2.jpg","bigUrl":"\/images\/thumb\/5\/54\/Download-a-Minecraft-Mod-on-a-Mac-Step-2.jpg\/aid7869017-v4-728px-Download-a-Minecraft-Mod-on-a-Mac-Step-2.jpg","smallWidth":460,"smallHeight":345,"bigWidth":728,"bigHeight":546,"licensing":"\u00a9 2022 wikiHow, Inc. All rights reserved. wikiHow Inc. is the copyright holder of this image in accordance with U.S. and international copyright laws. This image is not licensed under the Creative Commons license that applies to text content as well as other images on the WikiHow website. The image cannot be used by any other entity without the express written consent of wikiHow, Inc.
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<\/p ><\/div>" 2 Click on "Recommended" to install. It's in the box to the right. This will download a ".jar" file that can be used to install the Minecraft Forge on PC or Mac.wikihow.com\/images\/thumb\/9\/9d\/Download-a-Minecraft-Mod-on-a-Mac-Step-3.jpg\/v4-460px-Download-a-Minecraft-Mod-on-a-Mac-Step-3.jpg","bigUrl":"\/images\/thumb\/9\/9d\/Download-a-Minecraft-Mod-on-a-Mac-Step-3.jpg\/aid7869017-v4-728px-Download-a-Minecraft-Mod-on-a-Mac-Step-3.jpg","smallWidth":460,"smallHeight":345,"bigWidth":728,"bigHeight":546,"licensing":"\u00a9 2022 wikiHow, Inc. All rights reserved. wikiHow, Inc. is the copyright holder of this image under U.S. and international copyright laws. This image is not licensed under the Creative Commons license applied to text content and some other images that are posted on the wikiHow website. The image is not licensed under the Creative Commons license. 3 Open the Finder "smallUrl":"https:\/\/www.wikihow.com\/images\/1\/1d\/Macfinder2.png","bigUrl":"\/images\/thumb\/1\/1d\/Macfinder2.png\/32px-Macfinder2.png","smallWidth":460,"smallHeight":431,"bigWidth":32,"bigHeight":30,"licensing":"I edited this screenshot of a macOS icon.
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<\/p><\/div>" . It's the icon that resembles the blue and white smiley face. It's located in the Dock at the bottom of the screen. This image is not licensed by any other entity without the written consent of WikiHow, Inc. 4 Click Downloads. It is located in the sidebar to your left. By default, this is where your downloaded files downloaded from the internet are saved to. - If you saved the Forge Installer file to another location, you can use the Finder to navigate to the place the file was saved to. This image is not licensed by any other entities without the written permission of WikiHow, Inc. 5 Double-click the forge-installer.exe file. The file name says "forge-1.12.2-14.23.5.2768-installer" or something similar depending on what version you download. If the warning states that the file cannot be installed because it was created by an unknown developer, click on the Apple icon in the upper-left corner. Next, go to System Preferences. Click on the System & Security icon, then click Open Anyway under "General". Enter your password. After that close the file. This image cannot be used by any other entities without the written permission of WikiHowInc. 6 Select "Install Client" and then click Next. Make sure that the radial icon next to "Install Client" is selected and click Next. This will install Minecraft Forge. When the installation is complete, you will receive a message acknowledging that the installation was successful. "smallUrl":"https:\/\/www.wikihow.com\/images\/thumb\/0\/0f\/Download-a-Minecraft-Mod-on-a-Mac-Step-7.jpg\/v4-460px-Download-a-Minecraft-Mod-on-a-Mac-Step-7.jpg","bigUrl":"\/images\/thumb\/0\/0f\/Download-a-Minecraft-Mod-on-a-Mac-Step-7.jpg\/aid7869017-v4-728px-Download-a-Minecraft-Mod-on-a-Mac-Step-7.jpg","smallWidth":460,"smallHeight":345,"bigWidth":728,"bigHeight":546,"licensing":"\u00a9 2022 wikiHow, Inc. All rights reserved. wikiHow, Inc. holds the copyright to this image as per U.S. copyright laws. This image is not licensed under the Creative Commons license that applies to text content and other images on the wikiHow website. It is 1 Navigate to https://www.google.com in a web browser. You can use Safari, Chrome, or any other web browser you have installed on your Mac. "smallUrl":"https:\/\/www.wikihow.com\/images\/thumb\/7\/7b\/Download-a-Minecraft-Mod-on-a-Mac-Step-8.jpg\/v4-460px-Download-a-Minecraft-Mod-on-a-Mac-Step-8.jpg","bigUrl":"\/images\/thumb\/7\/7b\/Download-a-Minecraft-Mod-on-a-Mac-Step-8.jpg\/aid7869017-v4-728px-Download-a-Minecraft-Mod-on-a-Mac-Step-8.jpg","smallWidth":460,"smallHeight":345,"bigWidth":728,"bigHeight":546,"licensing":"\u00a9 2022 wikiHow, Inc. All rights reserved. wikiHow Inc. is the owner of copyright of this image under U.S. and international copyright laws. This image is not licensed under the Creative Commons license applied to text content and some other images on the wikiHow website. The image is not licensed under the Creative Commons license. 2 Type Minecraft Mods into the search bar, and then press Enter. This search is for Minecraft mods. There are a number of websites that have mods for Minecraft. The following are a few examples: https://www.minecraftmods.com/ https://www.planetminecraft.com/resources/mods/ https://www.curseforge.com/minecraft/mc-mods http://www.9minecraft.net/category/minecraft-mods/ https://www.pcgamesn.com/minecraft/twenty-best-minecraft-mods This image is not licensed by any other entities without the written consent of WikiHow, Inc. 3. Click on a mod that you are interested in. Click on the name of the Minecraft mod to open its information page. 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Most likely, it will download the file as a ".zip" or ".jar" file. Make sure you download the most recent version of the mod, or the version that is compatible with your Minecraft Forge version. "smallUrl":"https:\/\/www.wikihow.com\/images\/thumb\/5\/58\/Download-a-Minecraft-Mod-on-a-Mac-Step-11.jpg\/v4-460px-Download-a-Minecraft-Mod-on-a-Mac-Step-11.jpg","bigUrl":"\/images\/thumb\/5\/58\/Download-a-Minecraft-Mod-on-a-Mac-Step-11.jpg\/aid7869017-v4-728px-Download-a-Minecraft-Mod-on-a-Mac-Step-11.jpg","smallWidth":460,"smallHeight":345,"bigWidth":728,"bigHeight":546,"licensing":"\u00a9 2022 wikiHow, Inc. All rights reserved. wikiHow, Inc. holds the copyright to this image in accordance with U.S. copyright laws. This image is not licensed under the Creative Commons license that applies to text content as well as other images posted on the WikiHow website. It is 5 Open the Finder "smallUrl":"https:\/\/www.wikihow.com\/images\/1\/1d\/Macfinder2.png","bigUrl":"\/images\/thumb\/1\/1d\/Macfinder2.png\/32px-Macfinder2.png","smallWidth":460,"smallHeight":431,"bigWidth":32,"bigHeight":30,"licensing":"I edited this screenshot of a macOS icon.
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<\/p><\/div>" . It's the icon that appears to be a blue and white smiley face in the Dock at the bottom of your desktop. 6. This image is not permitted to be used by any other entities without the written consent of WikiHow, Inc. 6 Click Downloads. By default, the files downloaded from the internet are stored in the Downloads folder. - If you saved the mod file to a different location you can use the Finder tool to navigate to the location you saved the file to. 7. This image cannot be used by any other entity without the written consent of WikiHow, Inc. 7 Select the mod file and press Cmd+C. This will copy it to your clipboard. 8. This image is not licensed by any other entities without the written consent of WikiHow, Inc. 8 Click Go. It's in the menu bar that is located at the top of the screen. It will show a list of common folders on your Mac. 9. "smallUrl":"https:\/\/www.wikihow.com\/images\/thumb\/4\/48\/Download-a-Minecraft-Mod-on-a-Mac-Step-15.jpg\/v4-460px-Download-a-Minecraft-Mod-on-a-Mac-Step-15.jpg","bigUrl":"\/images\/thumb\/4\/48\/Download-a-Minecraft-Mod-on-a-Mac-Step-15.jpg\/aid7869017-v4-728px-Download-a-Minecraft-Mod-on-a-Mac-Step-15.jpg","smallWidth":460,"smallHeight":345,"bigWidth":728,"bigHeight":546,"licensing":"\u00a9 2022 wikiHow, Inc. All rights reserved. wikiHow Inc. has the copyright to this image under U.S. copyright laws. This image is not<\/b> licensed under the Creative Commons license applied to text content, as well as other images posted to the WikiHow website. This image may not be used by any other entity without the express written consent of wikiHow, Inc.
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<\/p ><\/div>" 9 Press and hold Option and click Library. The "Library folder" is listed in the list of folders that appear under the "Go" menu when you hit the "Option" key on your keyboard. 10. "smallUrl":"https:\/\/www.wikihow.com\/images\/thumb\/c\/c6\/Download-a-Minecraft-Mod-on-a-Mac-Step-16.jpg\/v4-460px-Download-a-Minecraft-Mod-on-a-Mac-Step-16.jpg","bigUrl":"\/images\/thumb\/c\/c6\/Download-a-Minecraft-Mod-on-a-Mac-Step-16.jpg\/aid7869017-v4-728px-Download-a-Minecraft-Mod-on-a-Mac-Step-16.jpg","smallWidth":460,"smallHeight":345,"bigWidth":728,"bigHeight":546,"licensing":"\u00a9 2022 wikiHow, Inc. All rights reserved. wikiHow, Inc. is the copyright holder of this image in accordance with U.S. and international copyright laws. This image is not licensed under the Creative Commons license that applies to text content and other images on the WikiHow website. It is 10 Click the Application Support folder. This folder contains the Minecraft installation folder as well as other applications. 11. "smallUrl":"https:\/\/www.wikihow.com\/images\/thumb\/9\/97\/Download-a-Minecraft-Mod-on-a-Mac-Step-17.jpg\/v4-460px-Download-a-Minecraft-Mod-on-a-Mac-Step-17.jpg","bigUrl":"\/images\/thumb\/9\/97\/Download-a-Minecraft-Mod-on-a-Mac-Step-17.jpg\/aid7869017-v4-728px-Download-a-Minecraft-Mod-on-a-Mac-Step-17.jpg","smallWidth":460,"smallHeight":345,"bigWidth":728,"bigHeight":546,"licensing":"\u00a9 2022 wikiHow, Inc. All rights reserved. wikiHow Inc. is the copyright holder of this image under U.S. and international copyright laws. This image is not licensed under the Creative Commons license that applies to text content as well as other images posted on the website of wikiHow. It is 11 Click on the Minecraft folder. 12. "smallUrl":"https:\/\/www.wikihow.com\/images\/thumb\/b\/be\/Download-a-Minecraft-Mod-on-a-Mac-Step-18.jpg\/v4-460px-Download-a-Minecraft-Mod-on-a-Mac-Step-18.jpg","bigUrl":"\/images\/thumb\/b\/be\/Download-a-Minecraft-Mod-on-a-Mac-Step-18.jpg\/aid7869017-v4-728px-Download-a-Minecraft-Mod-on-a-Mac-Step-18.jpg","smallWidth":460,"smallHeight":345,"bigWidth":728,"bigHeight":546,"licensing":"\u00a9 2022 wikiHow, Inc. All rights reserved. wikiHow, Inc. is the copyright holder of this image under U.S. and international copyright laws. This image is not<\/b> licensed under the Creative Commons license applied to text content, as well as other images posted to the wikiHow website. The image is not licensed under the Creative Commons license. 12 Click on the mods folder. It's in the Minecraft install folder. This is where you place all your mods. - If the folder "mods" is not there then click File on your menu bar at the top, and then click New Folder. Name the new folder "mods" with a lower-case "m". Minecraft skygrid servers 13. This image is not licensed by any other entities without the written permission of WikiHowInc. 13 Click Edit. 13 Click Edit. Once you have opened the "mods folder, click on the Edit menu at the top-right corner. 14. This image cannot be used by any other organization without the written consent of WikiHow, Inc. 14 Click Paste. This pastes the mod file to the mods folder. The mod is now in place. "smallUrl":"https:\/\/www.wikihow.com\/images\/thumb\/1\/1a\/Download-a-Minecraft-Mod-on-a-Mac-Step-21.jpg\/v4-460px-Download-a-Minecraft-Mod-on-a-Mac-Step-21.jpg","bigUrl":"\/images\/thumb\/1\/1a\/Download-a-Minecraft-Mod-on-a-Mac-Step-21.jpg\/aid7869017-v4-728px-Download-a-Minecraft-Mod-on-a-Mac-Step-21.jpg","smallWidth":460,"smallHeight":345,"bigWidth":728,"bigHeight":546,"licensing":"\u00a9 2022 wikiHow, Inc. All rights reserved. wikiHow, Inc. is the copyright holder of this image as per U.S. and international copyright laws. This image is not licensed under the Creative Commons license that applies to text content as well as other images posted on the wikiHow website. This image cannot be used by any other organization without the express written consent of wikiHowInc.
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<\/p ><\/div>" 1 Click Applications in the Finder. The Applications folder is located in the left-hand sidebar in the Finder. 2. This image is not licensed by any other entity without the written permission of WikiHow, Inc. 2 Double-click Minecraft. The Minecraft app has a logo that looks like a grass and dirt block. 3. This image cannot be used by any other entities without the written consent of WikiHowInc. 3. Click the green button next to "Play." This will show different profiles that you can choose - If you are using an older Minecraft version, click the drop-down menu next to "Profile". 4. This image is not permitted to be used by any other entity without the written permission of WikiHow, Inc. 4. Select the "Forge” profile. This is the profile that includes your mods. 5. This image is not licensed by any other entities without the written consent of WikiHow, Inc. 5 Click Play. It's the green button at the bottom of the title screen. It will start the game with your mods installed. YouTube may share some details. | https://www.minecraftmods.com/how-to-install-minecraft-forge/ About This Article Written by Travis Boylls, wikiHow Technology Writer Travis Boylls wrote this article. Travis Boylls works as a Technology Writer for wikiHow. Travis has worked on tech-related articles, offering support for software customers, and in graphic design. He is an expert on Windows, macOS, Android, iOS, and Linux platforms. He studied graphic design at Pikes Peak Community College. This article has been read 157,016 times.