Do you want to install mods on Minecraft? You may know that usually people install mods on Minecraft with Forge. But, is it possible to install mods without Forge? If it is possible, then how to do that? Let’s find out the information about installing mods on Minecraft Java without Forge here.
Installing Mods on Minecraft Without Forge
According to a video from thebluecrusader, you are able to install mods on Minecraft without Forge. You are able to do that with Fabric Modloader and Fabric API. According to that video, there are a lot of people who use fabric mod loader because it is always up to date with the newest Minecraft versions before Forge which is really nice.
If you want to install mods on Minecraft without Forge, you can install mods on Minecraft with Fabric Mod Loader. To do that, the first thing that you have to do is to access the official website of Fabric where it can be accessed at fabricmc.net. On that site, you have to choose what installation you are using it for. On the video, you can see that he chose the Vanilla option and chose the recent one. After that, he clicked on the Download Installer. However, if your system is Linux or Mac, you are able to choose the Download Installer Universal JAR. The option that he chose is the windows exe which can be used for Windows.
After that, you have to jump to another site. You have to access CurseForge to get Fabric API. For your information, this is separate from the Fabric Loader but you need both of them for most mods. On the Fabric API page, you have to click on the Files and then you will see there are a lot of versions. You have to click on the Download button of Fabric API which says 1.15.1 version.
So now, you have the Fabric API Jars and you have the Fabric Installer. Now, the thing that you have to do is to open up the Fabric Installer.exe. You can do it in a small Downloads tab in Google Chrome and then you will have a small interface for it. You have to set the Minecraft version. Let’s say that it is 1.15.1. And then, for the Loader Version, you can leave it on default. For the Select Installation Location, you have to set it as shown in the video. And then, you have to give the check mark on the Create Profile so that you will make a new profile in the Minecraft Launcher. And then, you have to click on the Install button.
Now, you have to go to the Minecraft Launcher. You will see the latest profile here is Fabric Loader 1.15.1. So, you can choose Fabric Loader, but in the video he did not launch it yet because he said that we need to install the Fabric API and then we also need to install a mod. You can see on the video that he jumped into Downloads Folder and if you do that as well, you have to make sure that you have the file of Fabric API there. You can delete the Fabric Installer and you have to right click on the Fabric API file and then click on Cut and then go to Minecraft Folder. At this point, you should have a mods folder. However, if you do not have it, you can right click on Windows and then click on the New option and then click on the Folder. After that, you have to type Mods.
Now, you have to go to the Mods folder and if you see in the video that he had the old Fabric API and he deleted it. And then, he pasted something that he cut earlier and now you can see that he had the Fabric API in the Mods folder.
Now, you have to look for the Minecraft mod that you want to install on CurseForge. In the video, you can see that he did trial and error by clicking on All Versions in the Minecraft Mod of CurseForge. After clicking on the All Versions, he clicked on the 1.15.1. Then, in the video, he chose Ore Excavation by Funwayguy. He tried to find out whether it supports Minecraft Fabric, but it says game version Forge. Then, he tried to change the 1.15.1 in the Game Version section into Fabric and then there are mods which support Fabric. Then, he chose Voxel Map because it is a popular mod. And then now, if you also choose this mod, you have to click on the Files and then choose Fabric VoxelMap for 1.15.1. You have to download it. Actually, this mod is just an example. If you want to download the ther mods, you can do that, but make sure that the mod is for Fabric and you have to choose the suitable version.
Then, you have to go to your Downloads and then right click on the VoxelMap file that you have downloaded and you have to choose Cut. Then, you have to paste it in the Minecraft Mods folder. So now, in your Minecraft Mods folder, you have the Fabric Mod VoxelMap file, Fabric API and the Fabric Modloader. Now, you have to choose the right profile, you must go to Minecraft and you can see that everything works. As you can see in the video that he tried to test the mod in Minecraft. He went into the game and tested it. He chose Singleplayer Mode and then he jumped into the random world that he created last time. And after it loaded, you can see that it works.
So, that’s the way that you can do to install mods with a Fabric Mod Loader and the Fabric Mod API for Minecraft 1.15.1. If you want to watch the video of this tutorial, you are able to access Youtube and then open thebluecrusader Youtube channel and then watch a video entitled Minecraft 1.15.1 How To Install Mods (Without Forge) Fabric Modloader Tutorial which was uploaded on December 29th, 2019. Until now, this video has been watched more than 29k times. Then, you can try it and hopefully this method still works.
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