Fabric Loader

Fabric is a modular, lightweight mod loader for Minecraft



The Fabric Loader download above is the bare minimum. Combine it with Fabric API to get all the important extra APIs mods use. It has to be put into the mods folder like any other mod.

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Core Toolchain Projects

  • Fabric Loader A flexible platform-independent mod loader designed for Minecraft and other games and applications.
  • Yarn Yarn is a set of open Minecraft mappings, free for everyone to use under the Creative Commons Zero license.
  • Fabric Loom A Gradle plugin enabling developers to easily develop and debug mods.
  • Fabric Language Kotlin This is a mod that enables usage of the Kotlin programming language for Fabric mods.
  • Intermediary Intermediary contains match information between different versions of Minecraft, enabling cross version mods.
  • Tiny Remapper A tiny, efficient tool for remapping JAR files.
  • Mapping IO A library for reading, manipulating and writing mapping files, with support for a wide range of formats.

Latest Blog Posts

Fabric for Minecraft 1.21

Minecraft 1.21 is expected to be released on June 13, with some significant changes affecting mod makers. It’s been only a month and a half since we last released a blogpost. Yet, this update is nothing small - some changes are likely to affect most, if not all, mods. As always, we ask all players to be ...

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Fabric for Minecraft 1.20.5 & 1.20.6

Minecraft 1.20.5 is to be released in the near future with significant changes affecting mod makers. But first, we need to make this clear: 1.20.5 is a record-breaking update. This development cycle spans from December 18, 2023 to April of 2024, the longest for any “dot release”. We saw 15 snapshots, the ...

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