How to Create / Import and Export MultiMC Modpacks

MultiMC allows you to create as many modpack instances as you would like on any modloader or Minecraft version. Following these steps will help you create a new instance in MultiMC.

How to Create a Custom MultiMC Instance

  1. Open the MultiMC application.
  2. On the top left section of the window, click Add Instance.
  3. Give the modpack a name and select the version you would like to install mods for, then press OK.
  4. Select the newly-created instance and press Edit Instance.
  5. Install the modloader of your choice by pressing the Install Forge or Install Fabric button.
  6. To install mods, press the Open .minecraft button in order to find your /mods folder.
  7. Move any mod you’d like for your modpack to the mods folder. You can find Minecraft mods on websites such as CurseForge.
  8. Launch the modpack and enjoy!

How to Export Any MultiMC Modpack

You may want to share the newly-created modpack with your friends.

  1. Select the modpack.
  2. Press the Export Instance button.
  3. Select all the folders that you would like to export and press OK.

    NOTE: Make sure that you’re not including any confidential files you might not want to export. If you’re using a mod such as AuthMe, make sure you are not exporting your account information. You can find a list of the directories and files we would recommend exporting below.
    • /.minecraft/mods
    • /.minecraft/config
    • .packignore
    • instance.cfg
    • mmc-pack.json
  4. Save the .zip file containing the modpack to any location you’d like.
  5. Share this file with your friends and enjoy! You can use a file sharing service such as Dropbox or Google Drive to distribute the modpack.

How to Import Any MultiMC Modpack

  1. Open the MultiMC application.
  2. Press the Add Instance button.
  3. Select Import from zip and press the Browse button.
  4. Find the .zip file for the modpack you’d like to import then press OK.
  5. Launch the modpack and enjoy!

That’s it! You’ve now learned how to create a MultiMC instance to export for your friends, and how to import new modpacks. MultiMC is an extremely useful tool for managing multiple Minecraft instances and modpacks in a clean manner. It’s an extremely powerful tool with a lot of features as an alternative Minecraft launcher.

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Mitchell Smith

Managing Director @ Shockbyte

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