How Do I Download A Minecraft Mod To A Mac

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1 Go to http://files.minecraftforge.net in a web browser. This is the webpage for Minecraft Forge. This program makes it easy for you to install mods into Minecraft.

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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. 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 as well as other images that are posted on the WikiHow website. The image is not licensed under the Creative Commons license.

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. It's the icon that looks like a smiling blue-and-white face. It's located in the Dock at the bottom of the screen.

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4 Click Downloads. It is located in the left-hand sidebar. By default, this is where your downloaded files downloaded from the internet are saved to. - If the Forge Installer file was saved to a different place than the default location, you can use the Finder to go back to the original location.

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5 Double-click the forge-installer file. The file name says "forge-1.12.2-14.23.5.2768-installer" or something similar depending on what version you download. If you get an error message that states the file can't be installed because it's from an unknown developer Click the Apple icon in the upper-left corner and then click System Preferences. Click the System & Security icon and select Open Anyway under the "General" tab. Enter your user password. After that, close the file.

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6 Select "Install Client" and then click Next. Ensure the radial button next to "Install Client" is selected and then click Next. This will install Minecraft Forge. After the installation is complete, you will receive a message confirming that it was successful.

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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.

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2. Type Minecraft Mods into the search bar, and then press Enter. This search is for Minecraft mods. There are many 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

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3 Click a mod you are interested in. When you have found a Minecraft mod that appears interesting, click the mod's title to open the information page for the mod.

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4. Click the download link to download the mod. Find the download link on the page of information and click it. You might see a link saying Download or a link with the mod name. Most likely, this will download the file in a ".zip", or ".jar" file. Make sure that you download the latest version of the mod or the version that corresponds to your version of Minecraft Forge.

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. It's the icon that appears to be a blue and white smiley face in the Dock at the bottom of your desktop.

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6 Click Downloads By default, files downloaded from the internet can be found in the Downloads folder. If you saved the mod file to another location Use the Finder to navigate to the location you saved the file to.

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7 Select the mod file, then press Cmd+C. This copies it to your clipboard.

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8 Click Go. It's located in the menu bar on the top of the screen. It displays a list of common folders on your Mac.

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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.

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10 Click the Application Support folder. This folder includes the Minecraft install folder as well as other applications.

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11 Click the Minecraft folder.

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12 Click the mods folder. It's located in the Minecraft install folder. This is where you place all your mods. If the "mods" folder does not exist, click File in the menu bar at the top, and then click New Folder. Name the new folder "mods" with a lower case "m".

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13 Click Edit. 13 Click Edit. Once you have opened the "mods” folder, click the Edit menu located in the upper-right corner.

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14 Click Copy. This will paste the mod file into the mods folder. The mod is now installed.

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1 Click Applications in the Finder. The Applications folder is located on the sidebar to the left in the Finder.

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2 Double-click Minecraft. The Minecraft app has an icon that resembles a grass and dirt block.

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3 Click the green button next to "Play." This will show you different profiles that you can choose from. If you're using an older version of Minecraft Click the drop-down menu beside "Profile".

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4. Select the "Forge" profile. This profile will contain your mods.

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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/

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