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Minecraft Forge 1.17.1 is the latest version of Forge, a Minecraft mod required to run other mods! Get to know the release date & when, where & how to download it, and Forge 1.17!!!

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How To Install Forge

How To Download Forge 1.17.1

Forge 1.17.1 Is Finally Out

Forge is now available for users to download and enjoy. With this, players can install updated mods that are compatible with the latest version of Minecraft. To download, simply visit the official Forge website and choose the latest version (1.17.1).

How To Install Forge Guide

Forge 1.17.1 Needed For New Features

Forge 1.17.1 Download

Forge 1.17.1 is required to run Minecraft mods with the new content provided by Minecraft's latest update. Without it, players may have trouble experiencing the new improvements, new blocks, and new content. Currently, Minecraft is at version 1.17.1.

Minecraft Update 1.17.1 Patch Notes

Check Mod Compatibility

Aside from checking your Forge's version, you should also check your favorite mods if they are compatible with Forge 1.17. Some mods may not be compatible and you can either wait for the latest version or play them using an older version of Forge.

Cannot Be Used With Optifine 1.17

Optifine vs Vanilla Minecraft
▲ Optifine 1.17 on the left and vanilla Minecraft on the right

Optifine already has a 1.17 stable version to tie in with the official release of Minecraft 1.17. You can use this version of Optifine on the latest version of Minecraft for improved graphics. Note that Optifine 1.17.1 is still not compatible with Forge 1.17.1. We may have to wait for a few more updates to use it with Forge.

How To Download Optifine 1.17

Expect Forge 1.18 Within The Year

Update 1.18

As Update Part 2 1.18 is set to arrive later this year, we can expect another new Forge release for the coming update. This also means that mods might need to update to another version within the year to be compatible with Part 2.

Update 1.18 Cave and Cliffs Part 2

What Is Forge 1.17.1?

Mod To Use Mods

Minecraft Forge

Forge 1.17.1 is a mod that allows users to easily install and enable mods. It is highly compatible with the latest Minecraft Java Edition versions and is frequently being updated. Another thing is that you can easily change versions to play mods.

Alternative To Fabric

Fabric is another Minecraft mod that loads other Minecraft mods. You can also have Fabric on your Minecraft to increase your mod options. Unfortunately, some Fabric mods have no Forge equivalents and you may have to find alternatives to them.

How To Install Fabric

Only Works With Java Edition

Minecraft Java Edition

Forge is only compatible with the Java Edition of Minecraft. If you bought the Minecraft Bedrock Edition (Windows 10), you won't be able to use its features to install mods.

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