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How To Find And Install Mods For GTA 5

Since GTA V’s first release in 2013, hundreds of thousands of modifications have been made to support the game. The mod community is among the most dedicated gamers and this is true for the latest Rockstar Games creation. But, considering that GTA V is the studio’s most successful game to date, it’s easy to understand that GTA V would have the greatest mod support.

The main issue that many gamers face when playing mods is figuring out how to install them and download them so that they function in game. It can be a bit confusing for those who may not be tech-savvy. Additionally, there’s the problem of determining which modifications to download in 2022 almost year after GTA V first launched. Below, players can find the exact steps to download mods within GTA V and which ones they should be considering installing first.

Downloading Mods in GTA V

Before players know what mods they need to install, they should be aware of the best way to download the mods. It’s important to know that players can only install mods when playing in single-player mode, since Rockstar Games had forbidden the use of mods in GTA Online. If players try to join GTA Online with mods enabled the game will be at risk of being banned.

There are various steps to downloading mods to GTA V. The first part of the process is outlined below.

  1. Go to OpenIV.com and press the Download Now green button on the homepage.
  2. Download the application from your browser, and then follow the steps to install the application provides.
  3. Once the installation process is completed, open OpenIV and choose Windows in the Grand Theft Auto V box
  4. Enter the file path for the game directory of GTA V (should look like C:\SteamLibrary\steamapps\common\Grand Theft Auto V\)
  5. Press Continue, then press the Tools box that is located on the taskbar at the top of OpenIV
  6. Click on ASI Manager. Install ASI Loader as well as OpenIV.ASI. Choose Yes when asked.

What this process provides is the ability where they can download, and then manage GTA V mods. The players can launch the OpenIV application anytime to monitor how their mods are doing, deinstall the mods, or change the mods. The next step of the process is to locate physical mods that can be downloaded.

  1. Check out: GTA 5 mods – Best Modding
  2. Select a mod that you wish to download. You can pick a particular type of mod from the menu on the site
  3. Once a mode is selected then click on its box, and then click the green Download button.
  4. Some mods will download the .rar extension file into your internet browser, while other will take you to an Github page that will show the latest version of the mod to download the file.
  5. If the mod downloaded is a .rar file, you’ll require a different program for opening it like 7-Zip File Manager. It can be downloaded from the Microsoft Store
  6. After you have opened the .rar files are opened you’ll likely get a ReadMe document which can be opened using Notepad. This will give you directions for downloading the mod fully. the mod
  7. If a mod is listed on the Github page and you want to download the most current version, you must download. The mod will be downloaded as a zipped archive, that you have to extract into a different folder on your computer.
  8. After you have extracted the files Copy then paste them in the Mods folder on the computer’s GTA V game directory. This is the same directory you specified in the path to the files for the OpenIV application.
  9. Then, launch GTA V once you’ve copied and pasted the contents of your file in GTA V’s GTA V directory or followed the instructions to open the .rar file

This process is not limited to the general mods accessible for download, there are mods that utilize scripts. This requires a second mod, called Script Hook for it to function.

  1. Download Community Script Hook V .NET, by Alexander Blade
  2. Start the file and extract the contents to another file on your computer.
  3. Cut and copy the contents of the file in the GTA V game directories. GTA V, but don’t place them in a particular folder.
  4. Create a new folder within the game directory
  5. Visit best-modding.com and choose the script mod you want to download (these are typically marked with .net)
  6. Unzip the mod file to extract its contents again.
  7. The contents should be copied and pasted into the newly created folder in your GTA V directory.
  8. Start GTA V and make sure to follow the guidelines to use the mod provided by the mod’s creator. The instructions is available in the best-modding.com page about the mod

After all these steps are complete Once all of those steps are completed, players can begin to use mods at their own discretion within GTA V.



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