Minecraft Forge is an API providing extra modding capabilities. These capabilities have been added to provide support for the different mods using the Forge. As of today, the forge contains. If you want to installed the Minecraft Forge API / compatibilty layers. You only need to do this once for all mods requiring it. Note that certain mod may include Minecraft Forge in their code, in which case you don’t have to install the forge, but it’s no harm to add it on top of the existing installation
Open your Minecraft launcher.
Open the “Options” menu near the “login” button
Use the link in the Options menu to open the .minecraft directory
Navigate to the bin folder.
Open minecraft.jar and the Forge version you downloaded with appropriate archive software. (i.e WinRAR, 7-Zip)
Drag all contents from Forge into the minecraft.jar
Delete the META-INF folder from the minecraft.jar
Close both minecraft.jar and Forge download.
Go back to the .minecraft directory.
For Windows users, you just have to run install.cmd. If you’re on linux, you need to copy files and apply patch manually for now, A install.sh for linux users too is on the way.
Or use Magic Launcher to run your mods, you will not have to delete the META-INF folder if you use this but make sure Forge is at the top of the list!
Fixed Activator rails activating TNT carts
Fixed ShapedOreRecipe checking mirrored recipes
Fixed multipass item rendering so that it uses the right spritesheet for the item.
Fixed pistons generating snowballs
Fixed imporoper show cover forming under snowmen in certian places it shouldn’t
Fixed equipment slots for items when right clicked, and dispensed using a dispensor.
Fixed placing of certian items on Redstone Blocks.
Fixed potential concurent modification with ChunkDataEvent.Save
Fixed issue with Event.hasAnnotation ignoring it’s parameter. And cached its values for potential performance gain.
Fix NPEs when modders stupidly register null texture names.