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Minecraft Forge API for Minecraft 1.7.4 / 1.7.2 / 1.6.4 & 1.5.2

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Use multiple mods without running into problems yea. The Minecraft Forge API enables you to use different mods at the same time and resolves compatibility problems, so you can enjoy minecraft the way you want it.

The Minecraft Forge API simplifies the process of adding in modifications to your Minecraft game while giving mod creators a unified API of commands to choose from.

Depending on how long you’ve been playing Minecraft, you may know about how mods work. You might also know that mods originally required a lengthy and complicated process that was prone to errors.

It’s not too much of an exaggeration to say that modding Minecraft was on par with rocket science before the Minecraft Forge API was introduced.

What’s So Great About the Minecraft Forge API?

The Forge API introduces a lot of features that most users take for granted.

The most important feature that it adds is the simplification of the mod installation process.

Followed by that is the fact that it adds a set of functions for mod developers to use. This allows mods to not only run efficiently, but also with less of the problems that mods were prone to in the early days of Minecraft modding.

The Forge API also adds a number of verbose details so that it’s easier to troubleshoot any conflicts with mods that may arise.

How Does the Minecraft Forge API Make Installing Mods Simpler?

In the beginning of Minecraft mods, you were required to do several things. You have to open the main Minecraft JAR file, delete files and then overwrite other mod files. This was, compared to the current way that mods are loaded, extremely complicated.

The current version of the Minecraft Forge API allows you to simply drag and drop a mod to the right folder and then it just works. The mod loader loads the necessary files at the time when Minecraft’s loaded.

The biggest advantage that this has over the old way that mods were installed is that you don’t have to overwrite files inside the Minecraft JAR. To make a long story short, there are a number of Java class files that need to be overwritten for most mods to work. These files might need to be overwritten multiple times by different mods, and this can cause conflicts, incompatibility and crashing.

What Else Does the Minecraft Forge API Do?

Developers now have one place where they can find all the commands they need to make their Minecraft mods work. For most people, that doesn’t mean a whole lot. For mod developers, it means everything.

An API is defined as a set of functions that any application that includes it can use. In the Minecraft Forge API’s case, this includes a set of functions for loading mods, error checking, deciding how block and entity Ids are assigned and a number of other functions. Rest assured, all of the API functions make it easier to enjoy Minecraft.

The other feature that the Minecraft API brings is improved debugging information. This lets you search for an error or post about it on a forum so that you can then receive a helpful solution. In this way, the Minecraft Forge API reduces the amount of guessing that you and everyone else has to do.



How to download & install:

  1. Download and install minecraft forge for minecraft version
  2. Browse to %appdata%/roaming/.minecraft/bin and open your minecraft.jar with winrar.
  3. Open the downloaded minecraft forge zip file.
  4. Drag the contents of the minecraft forge zip file into your minecraft.jar.
  5. Finished, launch minecraft.



Related posts:

  1. Minecraft Forge API Mod
  2. Minecraft Forge
  3. Minecraft Forge API MCForge
  4. Forge Universal
  5. Forge Modloader

Related Links:

Download Page for Minecraft Forge API
  • Abdullah Aly

    when i try to click anything minecraft just closes

  • return200

    there’s is no f*cking download button

  • http://www.facebook.com/Imsodead101 Jordaan Roberts

    pretty much the same thing that happens to me only it doesnt start to begin with

  • Insanity5653

    How come Forge API Has it’s own META-INF folder but we’re supposed to delete the one in .minecraft??? just curious before I install…

    • andbot

      to tell it what files should be in forge.

      • http://www.facebook.com/ShaneWhiteFang Dominic Shane Monaco

        so you dont deleat that Meta INF file? Ive been deleating that one cuase i wasnt sure.

  • TwasMiner21212

    when i downloaded forge i did everything correctly and it gets stuck at the updating Minecraft screen (i’m not updating)

    • N00obly

      Yes, Miner. It is damn.

  • someone

    got a Blacke screen :/

    • N00obly

      So did I.

  • endercreeper314

    did you delete META-INF

  • MCDragonRyder

    I have norton protection and it says that iLivid is not safe,,,

    • L1K3 4 B4U5

      you dont click the ad at the bottom its at the top right corner is says skip ad in 5 4 3 2 1 then click skip ad then click the media fire download

      • TheMiniStephens

        there is no SKIP AD theres just a page with ilivid download

        • mew

          then u r on the wrong website

        • CRAZYpooCHUCKER

          Look at the top right corner of the webpage. There’s a little thing that counts down from 5 and then says “SKIP AD”. You’re supposed to click that when it says skip ad

    • toby

      u dont need ilivid

  • bobeeeeeeeeeeee

    wat button do I push

  • crafter

    Stuck at updating mindcraft done loading…. the nothing – and the instructions are missing step 0 (backup minecraft.jar)…probably need to delete META-INF dir as well in that minecraft.jar?

  • best guy

    ilivid is just an ad you wernt at the right download

  • http://www.facebook.com/jace.corley.3 Jace Corley

    They need to update the link or reost the mod, because th linkiscoming up as invalid or missing

    • matt

      shut up

  • http://www.facebook.com/jace.corley.3 Jace Corley

    *REpost

  • shakeitnot

    it just crashes never works???????????????????????????????

    • connoer

      it works but i messed it up ooooooops

  • http://www.facebook.com/sean.brady.5 Sean Brady

    Hey guys if you jare getting the Done loading and still updating thing. Try going to the options and FORCE UPDATE it worked for me no deleting needed

    • Hillboy

      dude, if you “force update” that means your minecraft.jar is replaced with the original minecraft.jar, the minecraft forge will be deleted

    • 32556

      hi do you know how to get a mod can you tell me(-:

  • taiven

    media fire doesnt have it anymore reupload it?

  • http://www.facebook.com/djmac15 Daniel James McPherson

    ya i tried downloading it but it has been removed from media fire so what the f

  • williiii

    i dont know how to forge without scruwing somthing up ive alredy had a vires and it is not pretty

  • G4MEGHO5T

    My game crashed

  • Ki M

    where is the download link???????

  • help

    where is the link please someone help me

  • coooottttooonnn

    weres the download link and is it compatable with 1.5

  • lusie

    minecraft!

  • http://www.facebook.com/ShaneWhiteFang Dominic Shane Monaco

    is this up to date for MC 1.5?

  • blayne

    how do u download it keeps coming up with livid thing =[

  • PLOOP

    Which “download now!” do I CLICK ON GOD DANGIT HELP

  • iuhsd

    black screen whyyyy!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • ultradragon6

    HOW DO U DOWNLOAD IT I DONT HAVE MINECRAFT JAR HOW DO U GET MINECRAFT JAR????

    • ricky velasquez

      its not “minecraft.jar its minecraft. its in the Bin folder you mega noob

    • hobbledehoyzz

      go to bin and one thing should say minecraft and open it with winrar

  • oskar1tt

    Its Dosint Work!

  • Exalia

    If you get a black screen, it’s because you didn’t delete “Meta-Inf” in the Minecraft.jar
    either that or you downloaded modloader.

  • dont use this website

    everyone this is a scam website if u try to do anything it will to make u download livid so dont use this scam this website is junk

    • Dalestroyer

      Actually there are ads. livid is an ad. you just need to know what download button i the right one

  • Pony Steve

    Ok, for all you idiots who are like “oh don’t download it, its a scam, it’ll just download ilivid”. That’s because your clicking the WRONG DOWNLOAD BUTTON!!! stop clicking the bright green download bars you idiots!!! gawd!

  • Infernus

    It just sent me to a stupid minecraft quiz… wtf wheres the link?

  • carter

    wheres the download link?

  • lalalala

    mcdragonryder i have it 2 same problem! I HATE NORTON

  • KaiserDragon

    What’s wrong with the download? There is always this stupid ilivid and Avira say’s, it’s a virus. Is there ANY way, to get the mod without that?

  • Billyjoe

    Does this work for servers? like vanilla servers anyway..

  • supernukeriley

    I WON THE QUIZ 100%

  • weewee0012

    awesome dude just awwesome

  • sheibe

    lalala

  • Herobrine

    COOL THE DINOS ARE GREAT DIE!!!!!!!!!! MUAHAHAHAHAH

  • N00obly

    MY COMMENTS AREN’T SHOWING

  • anthony

    Im reading these comments you arent suppose to download ilivid its for video downloads it has nothing to do with mods except for discs in the mods and i cant find the download button theres one thats green but it takes me to ilivid like every other download button theres no skip add for forge at all ive been trying to figure out how to download it but its too confusing this is my first time using a mod but i cant download the requirements im getting ticked off so please try to help me and i might help you.

  • Ky0sh1r0

    How about a video that DOESN’T have a Mexican speaking Spanish.

  • spikey

    Dude lolz here is some problem answers

    If you have a black screen you might have not deleted the folder:”META-INF”

    If you cant use the mod try downloading modloader or forge api or both if it helps

    If you go to the ilivid page ur A IDIOT AND UR A NOOB YOU GO DOWN THE PAGE TO GET THE REAL DOWNLOAD BUTTON!!!!!!

    If you want more answers tell me the problem and i will post the answer

    • XxjarredxX

      i want to play mincraft with a mod but i can not do it can you help me p.s I LOVE MINECRAFT.

    • lolma

      when u download odm what do u do

  • justin

    why r there 4 download buttons idk witch 1 to choose

  • bloopbob

    this mod thingy is working excellent

  • LegendCraft

    Guys to fix it your need Magic Launcher

  • jeff

    this site is truly lame.

  • matt

    where is download button

  • dragon

    um ok I really need some help I got forge but I have no clue how to get mods for it help

  • syapiq

    not working

  • Shadowlooker

    ALL I EVER WANTED (nearly) ON MINECRAFT WAS TO GET IT PLAY AND HAVE FUN, AAAAAAAAND BE ABLE TO USE MODS M-O-D-S MODS!!!!!!!!!!!! AND WHAT DO I GET

    A BUNCH OF STUPID IDIOTIC SITES MADE FOR NOOBS ONLY!!!! NOW WILL SOMEONE PLEASE POST A COMMENT WITH A PROPER SITE TO DOWNLOAD MINECRAF FORGE

    • Exalted13dc

      Shadowlooker the best website to use are ones that have download links to sites like adfl.y, such as Minecraft Forums and Planet Minecraft.

    • chrisyy95

      just type it in ok

    • Lance Stinson

      The Correct And Best Place Is Planet Minecraft.

  • chrisyy95

    just type in skydaz on your search bar and dont click the thrid lick

  • chrisyy95

    sorry i ment thrid link

  • Moofish

    I cant find the bin folder
    its not there…. i go to .minecraft and its not there D:

    • waramz

      it might be useless to repeat it again but it only works if you have paid minecraft and not the craccked version. And if you still don’t have your “bin” folder, normaly a simple launch of the game should re-create the folder. If it still doesn’t try to update and if it’s really not there, download a minecraft folder of any version on internet, make sure that the folder bin is in it and update the game !

    • Marcusees

      Go install the old version on the old Launcher and it will be there

  • Cullen

    Comment
    ok

  • death0fdreams

    will this work if i run minecraft from a pen drive?

  • Herobrine

    ok ok this dose NOT work

  • GLXD

    Guys Try to Move the files into
    AppData>Roaming>.minecraft>versions>1.7.2>1.7.2.jar
    for 1.7.2

  • Ali Boncis

    Motherfuck !!!

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        Hey What Up Bro !?

        • Awok 6788 Aya

          Oh , I’m Fine thank you and you ?

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            Pakai bahasa Indonesian lah

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    • owen

      blah.

  • jk;lk.n

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  • Gayle

    is this for all minecraft FORGE?

  • Aidan

    fuc er its for 1.5.2 its not 1.7.2 or 1.6.2 or 1.6.4 so not true so fuc off ok :) >???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????

  • Aidan

    or is it true ?????????????????????????????????????????????????????
    #

  • Aidan

    lol look at this thing?????

  • Aidan

    lol shut up now now
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  • Aidan

    ooooooooooooooo waht this?