Minecraft is a very creative and enthusiastic game and is one of the best entertainments you can get from your computers. To make the game even more entertaining, you can always look for the right modifications. All you need to do is find the right minecraft mod to upgrade your game without messing up with the world you have created investing a lot of time and hard work. The mods work for both alpha and beta versions. The mod that works for alpha will not work for beta and vice-versa. So, you need to find the right mod for your game version. To help you not kill your game while trying to upgrade it, here's a safe procedure to install Minecraft mods. Just follow the instructions.
Time Required: 5-6 minutes
1. Choosing the right mod
The basic criterion for choosing a mod is compatibility. Search on google for the mod you like. But before you hit the download button, please read all the notes from the mod author. Make sure the mod you want to install is meant for your game version. Installing an incorrect mod might damage your game and make you lose all the saved data. For example, the mod meant for Minecraft Alpha will not work for Minecraft Beta. Also check the game version eg. Minecraft 1.6.2
2. Downloading the mod
After you have made sure that the specified mod is right for your game version, download the mod from the source and save the zip file anywhere in your computer.
3. Installing the mod
How do I install texture packs?
McPatcher is a tool used to patch HD texture packs. The first step is to download Mc Patcher. It has to be used every time before you install texture package that you like.