CurseForge Launcher 0.226.2
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Download and manage your addons, CC and mods with the CurseForge app.
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May 29, 2023
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Looking for a launcher for Minecraft that allows you to download and install mods and modpacks from within the launcher? CurseForge Minecraft Launcher is completely free to download and also has an official Minecraft License from Mojang which makes it safe and secure to use.

This launcher can help you quickly and easily manage your addons and mods or even discover new ones. It also has a very user-friendly interface that simplifies mods and addon management. You have an endless library of projects to browse and choose from to launch your game with.


  • Quick & Responsive: The new app is quick and nimble – update your addons in a breeze, or leave the app running in the background to auto-update on the fly
  • Library Management: It makes installing, managing, and launching modpacks easier.
  • Addon & mod Auto-detection: It also has a built-in addon and mod auto-detection feature that can automatically detect any installed mods and addons for Minecraft.
  • Improved search engine: An improved search engine that helps you find any mods, mod packs, and add-ons.
  • Auto-update addons and mods: Automatically update your mods and modpacks when new versions are released.
  • In-app Helpdesk: There’s a helpdesk setup within the app to help you resolve any issues you are facing with it.
  • Bug reporting: If you find a bug in a mod, you can report it to the mod author through the launcher.
  • Subscriptions: The subscription feature allows you to support your favorite mod developers and gain access to exclusive content.
  • Easy to use: It is very easy to use even if you’re not familiar with modpacks, you’ll be able to get started in no time.
  • Support for Developers: Currently this launcher is the only client that generates revenue for its project authors. Overwolf shares 70% of the app’s revenue with the project authors.

Games Supported

Games other than Minecraft are also supported by this launcher. Here’s a complete list of supported games:

  • Minecraft Java Edition
  • Minecraft Dungeons
  • World of Warcraft
  • World of Tanks
  • Kerbal Space Program
  • Chronicles of Arcadia
  • Darkest Dungeon
  • Rift
  • Runes of Magic
  • Secret World Legends
  • Stardew Valley
  • Surviving Mars
  • The Elder Scrolls Online
  • The Secret World


Compatibility isn’t an issue as it supports all three major operating systems. The exact versions supported are:

  • Windows: Windows 7 or later
  • macOS: macOS 10.10 or later
  • Linux: Ubuntu 14.04 or later

Supported mod loaders are Forge & Fabric. Quilt support is planned for the future but as of right now, it is not supported.

How to Download & Install CurseForge Launcher:

The CurseForge Launcher download and installation guide is given below:

  • Download the installer from the top of this page and run it.
  • On the new installer window, select the preferred language and click Next.
CurseForge Installer window screenshot 1
  • Put a checkmark against “I have read and accept the Terms and Privacy Policy”.
  • Change the Installation folder if you want to and finally click Next to start the installation.
CurseForge Installer window screenshot 2
  • Let the installation complete and that’s it.

Installing Mods with CurseForge:

Installing mods with this launcher is very simple. Follow the steps below to install any mod that is available in the Curse Forge library:

  • Navigate to the Minecraft tab in the app.
  • From here, click “Browse Modpacks”.
  • Search for your desired modpack as the page is sorted by Featured Modpacks by default.
  • Once you see your desired modpack go ahead and click Install.
  • After the pack completes its download and installation, it will now appear as a new profile under your Minecraft tab.
  • Go ahead and click Play to launch the game and test out if the modpack works.

CurseForge Launcher Latest Version 0.226.2 Update

We've added new game-specific placeholders in mod search bars.
To keep things fresh, we've revamped the app's placeholder images and other art assets.

Bug Fixes:
Fixed a display issue in certain dropdown menus. No more cutoffs!
Fixed an issue that was preventing the 'Setting' screen from opening in certain cases.
Your position in search results will remain the same after viewing a mod page.
[Minecraft] Fixed the list spacing in the "Select a profile" screen.
[World of Warcraft] Squashed a pesky bug where the 'Enable AddonSync' button wasn't working as expected.
[World of Warcraft] PTR install locations have been updated and are now properly detected in the app.