How To Download & Install LiteLoader in Minecraft

By Nic •  Updated: 12/14/17 •  3 min read

Today, I'm going to walk you through exactly how to download & install LiteLoader in Minecraft, so you can start enjoying all of the incredible mods that run off of LiteLoader! From VoxelMap to Armors HUD, LiteLoader is required to run some of the best mods out there. So, let's go ahead and get on it!

How To Download & Install LiteLoader in Minecraft

How To Download LiteLoader in Minecraft

Step 1) Download LiteLoader

Before you can install LiteLoader, you will obviously need to download it first. Click the link below to go to the LiteLoader download page.

Click here to download LiteLoader!

Once you get to the LiteLoader download page, you'll see a bunch of different versions of the mod loader starting with the most recent version they have produced. Click the version you want, and then, click the subversion you want. 1.13 for example. After that, you will be taken to the final page where you can click ‘Download EXE'. After that, your download will begin. I also want to mention from here on out, we will be assuming you are using a Windows computer.

Opening The LiteLoader Program

Step 2) Open The LiteLoader Program

After you have downloaded the LiteLoader program, it is time to open it. This is very easy. Just double-click on it, and the LiteLoader installer program will open. Your antivirus or Windows Defender may give you a warning before opening up the LiteLoader installer. This is 100% normal. Your PC just isn't use to Minecraft mod installers. Just click ‘more info', and then click ‘run anyway'. Liteloader is an extremely popular mod loader and has been downloaded by hundreds of thousands of people. It's completely safe.

How To Install LiteLoader in Minecraft

Step 3) Install LiteLoader

Once you've got the LiteLoader installer open, it's pretty easy. Just make sure ‘Install LiteLoader' is selected, and then click the ‘Okay' button at the bottom of the screen. After that, LiteLoader will download and install! Nothing too complicated there right? If you do run into an issue, just go run the vanilla version Minecraft for the LiteLoader version you downloaded, and then retry step 3!

Step 4) Open Up The Minecraft Launcher & Select LiteLoader

LiteLoader is installed, but in order for it to work, you need to make sure that you select the LiteLoader version of Minecraft. Doing this is easy. Just open up the Minecraft Launcher that we all know and love, and click the little arrow next to the play button. This will open up a big list of all the Minecraft versions you have installed. Just click the one title ‘LiteLoader', and you are good to go! Just hit play, and you're up and running.

Step 5) Install Some Mods

At the end of the day, LiteLoader is just a mod loader. Install it won't add anything special. The mods for LiteLoader is what really makes it special and takes it to the next level. You can check out some of the awesome mods that work with LiteLoader by clicking here!

Step 7) Have Fun!!!

There you have it! You now know how to download & install LiteLoader in Minecraft, so go have some fun! Just don't forget to get to launch the LiteLoader version (see step 5). From VoxelMap to ChunkBorders to everything in between, LiteLoader allows you to use some of the best Minecraft mods out there. If you do have any trouble getting LiteLoader up and running, please comment below. We are more than happy to help you in any way we can!

Don't forget! If you want an awesome Minecraft server, check out GameServers. They are the best around!


I have been playing and modding Minecraft since 2010. In 2014, I started getting interested in creating Minecraft servers and teaching people how to do it online. This led to thousands of videos covering how to do anything and everything in Minecraft!

Keep Reading