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GDLauncher is a custom Minecraft launcher with simplicity and power in mind. It allows users to create custom instances (also with forge), download curse modpacks and mods and more!

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GDLauncher for Minecraft - The Modern Next-Level Launcher for Mods and Modpacks

Minecraft Launchers (sklauncher, multimc, atlauncher, gdlauncher)

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  • Weird stuff after an install failure
    Maybe give a different launcher a try, I use GDLauncher to run modpacks. Source: over 1 year ago
  • Forge doesn't work. please help, i've been trying to fix for ages
    Maybe you could try GDlauncher it allows you to. Source: over 1 year ago
  • Mod help
    Personally I use GdLauncher since it's really simple to use, it also automatically installs open jdk for you, something that basically makes the game run better than normal java, and can still manually download mods that have third-party downloads disabled. Source: over 1 year ago
  • Important warning for users of the PolyMC mod launcher: Shut down *right now* and don't use it again unless you know exactly what you're doing!
    Which other launchers could I use instead? – The shunted devs have established PlaceholderMC as a temporary official replacement. There's also ATLauncher, GDLauncher, and PolyMC itself was a fork of MultiMC. Source: over 1 year ago
  • Modpack Keeps uninstalling
    I like both GDLauncher and PolyMC, but I haven't played much Minecraft since Overwolf bought Curse and made it significantly harder for 3rd party launchers to download packs, so it's possible that it's more difficult to use them these days. Source: over 1 year ago
  • What are your thoughts on a good modpack launcher?
    Https:// also works really well. also ATLauncher has tons of old packs. Source: over 1 year ago
  • How to add mods to Minecraft Java
    The easiest way to install mods is to use a launcher than has mod support. I’d recommend GDLauncher as it has an easy to use UI with 1 click install of mods. Source: almost 2 years ago
  • Launcher deletes and redownloads Forge every single launch
    Which launcher are you using? vanilla? curseforge? ? Multi MC ? Maybe switch to a different one but I have no idea. Source: almost 2 years ago
  • Won't load fabric 1.19 but will load both 1.19.1 and 1.19.2
    Get PolyMC ( , MultiMC (, GDLauncher ( or any other launcher specialized in modded Minecraft, and create multiple instances, one for local worlds, with Fabric for MC 1.19.1 or 1.19.2, and second instance with Fabric and Minecraft 1.19, just for the server. Source: almost 2 years ago
  • ATM3 Lite is the fastest Minecraft modpack I have found for an old PC
    Newest version of ATM3 Lite running on GDLauncher installed via flatpak. Source: almost 2 years ago
  • Has GDLauncher been abandoned? I haven't been able to add mods from CurseForge in like a month.
    You need to update to the latest version from here: Source: almost 2 years ago
  • Caution while using "BUFF GG"
    You can also use MultiMC or GDLauncher to play modded minecraft Https:// Https:// Source: almost 2 years ago
  • Minecraft forge and java
    I recommend 3rd party launcher. Https:// Faster than curseforge launcher, and neat ui. Source: almost 2 years ago
  • What's up with MultiMC, FTB App, CurseForge?
    You should try GDLauncher. Source: about 2 years ago
  • What mods would I need to use to replicate the lunar client experience but with fabric?
    If you want a mod launcher to launch with all these mods, I'd recommend GDLauncher or PolyMC. If you are using the vanilla launcher, Mod Manager is great. Source: about 2 years ago
  • Need help with modding. I want to mod my java Minecraft to have some star wars mod and other kinds but I don't know how to mod, does anyone know how?
    I recommend you use a launcher such as Gdlauncher which makes installing and managing modd much easier. Source: about 2 years ago
  • Mods installed and in mods folder but not showing up in game?
    Honestly I'd recommend using GDLauncher. It's great for beginners especially, since it installs Forge and sets everything up with minimal effort. Source: about 2 years ago
  • Looking for an FPS client compatible with Fabric mods
    Although I prefer PolyMC, GDLauncher is much easier for a beginner. Make sure you switch to the beta branch in settings to make mod downloads work. GDL download link. Source: about 2 years ago
  • help i cant install forge
    Using a launcher like Gdlauncher would simplify things a lot. Source: about 2 years ago
  • Moding minecraft
    I recommend Gdlauncher and MultiMC instead. Source: about 2 years ago
  • Do you know a mod pack for beginners?
    Any launcher that has FTB access, the most popular ones are GDLauncher and Multimc. Source: about 2 years ago

External sources with reviews and comparisons of GDLauncher

10 Best Minecraft Launchers in 2024 (Completely Free)
Talking about GDLauncher, it is a simple and user-friendly launcher with features like direct installation of Fabric and CurseForge mods, Microsoft account support, auto Java setup, and the following features, making it one of the best free Minecraft launchers.
The 12 Best Minecraft Launchers for 2023
The choice of a Minecraft launcher all boils down to your specific needs and preferences. If you mostly use mods, CurseForge is the top pick, while MultiMC offers versatility for more advanced players. GDLauncher is great for custom packs, TLauncher is a reliable, long-standing option, and SKLauncher prioritizes user experience.

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