Minecraft Forge will help your Minecraft game work with a lots of mods easily. Because there are tons of mods today need you install Minecraft Forge to use them, so i strong recommend you install this API into your game. You just install Forge once, then other mod can work nice.
If one mod has contain Minecraft Forge in it, no problem, just intall it and the new version will overwrite on the old version of Forge.
How to Install Minecraft Forge for Minecraft:
For 1.6 and above:
- Browser to your .minecraft/versions directory.
- Duplicate your Minecraft 1.6.2, then rename it to Forge-1.6.2. After that, open your Forge-1.6.2 folder.
- Rename your 1.6.2.jar to Forge-1.6.2.jar
- Rename 1.6.2.json to Forge-1.6.2.json
- Download this file.
- Replace your Forge-1.6.2.json with it (overwrite).
- Open your .minecraft/libraries directory.
- Creat four new folders: cpw/mods/fml/5.2.29
- Download the lastest Minecraft Forge version for your Minecraft.
- Change its name to fml-5.2.29.jar and paste it into your .minecraft/libraries/cpw/mods/fml/5.2.29 folder.
- Lauch your Minecraft.
- Creat a new profile and enjoy game!
For Minecraft 1.5.2 and below:
- Download Minecraft Forge for your Minecraft version.
- Open your .minecraft/bin directory.
- Open your minecraft.jar and Minecraft Forge zip mod file with WinRAR.
- Drag and drop all classes files in your Forge into your minecraft.jar file.
- Remove META-INF folder inminecraft.jar.
- Close all windows.
- Go back to the .minecraft directory.
- Run install.cmd if you in Windows, or install.sh if you use Linux.
- Enjoy game!
Minecraft Forge Changelogs:
Minecraft Forge v6.6.0
- Update to Minecraft 1.4.7
- Seperation of enchantment vs bewitching table and anvil
- Chunk compression affected to network threads, ought to increase server performance on multi-core servers.
- New ‘Server Stopped’ event
- New Hooks to permit additional management of mob spawning
Minecraft Forge Bug Fix:
- Mounted vanilla fireworks bug.
- Fixes a vanilla bug wherever the player read would dip once stepping between sure blocks.
- Mounted bug in Event system inflicting lists to be remodeled perpetually.
- Mounted issue with Efficancy enchatment once connected to vanilla servers.
- Fix mobs spawning on inverted slabs/stairs.
- Potatoe and Carrot support for IPlantable.
- Mounted many CME exceptions in vanilla mc.