The FTB Launcher was first released in November 2012, it was released on a livestream to over 9000 people. The launcher has since taken on new updates, and developers have come and gone. There is currently a brand new launcher in development, scheduled to be released with the 1.6 FTB packs.

Client Download

The Launcher is designed to be as simple and easy to use as possible while still giving advanced features for those who require it, the launcher allows you to download modpacks, install texture packs or maps in the most simple way possbile

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Recent changes

  • This launcher version is still in beta and may contain bugs! Please report any bugs you find to our Support Site with logs.

  • Users using 1.4.3 will need to either turn the beta channel on or re-download the launcher

    + added command line argument support -- examples of note: --disable-tray disables the tray

    * java 8 u 20 + support avaliable for osx and forge for 1.6.4 1.7.2 and 1.7.10
    * Paste uploading now uses the FTB paste site
    * Enabled force update functionality on libraries from pack.json files
    * update authlib to the version used in 1.8 MC
    * Show error message if user has mojang account without minecraft profiles
    * check profile display names against mojang account to allow use of multiple MC accounts
    * rewrote of news pane(uses RSS now) and console window for enhanced performance
    * fixed empty map/texturepack pane bugs
    * updated chinese, german, italian localizations
    * various performance enhancements
    * fixed case sensitivity issues with pack removal
    * fixed negative width/height bug for some linux users
    * recoded dialogs for better scaling capability
    - jarmodding capabilities in Minecraft 1.6+

  • * Additional debugging for users with authentication issues
    * Minor gui tweaks