Instructions for installing mods for GTA 5 on PC

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GTA 5 has a huge modding community that adds and creates new styles, content and gameplay. This is what helps the game keep evolving and not become boring throughout the years.

Besides some mods that just add new vehicles, items or costumes, GTA 5 also has mods that can completely change the game. In this article, let’s learn how to install mods for GTA 5 for a more unique and different experience.

How to find GTA 5 mods

GTA 5 gamers can find mods at the GTA5-Mods website. Everyone has a category filter Scripts or Weaponsthen select Most Downloaded or High Rated to find more popular mods.

The installation process for each mod download will be different, and the respective website or Github page will usually point in the right direction. Usually it’s just a case of dragging the downloads into the main GTA 5 folder or the mods folder created during the OpenIV setup, which will be explained in the next sections.

How to install GTA 5 mod on PC

If you want to install GTA 5 mod, you will need a few important tools. The first is OpenIV, an editing and archiving management tool for modifying games developed by Rockstar. OpenIV can be downloaded here.

Wait for the file to download, start and select the language and once done, install OpenIV and then start the software from the desktop. Gamers will then find themselves on a screen that selects the current GTA 5 game and platform.

Select Windows under Grand Theft Auto 5 to continue setting up the mod. After that, gamers will be asked to find the path to install GTA 5 on their PC.

Click Browsenavigate to the location where the game is installed, then Select Folder for game security in OpenIV. If people have the game on Steam, it will be in a folder marked SteamLibrary.

If you have GTA 5 on Epic Games or Rockstar Launcher, the path will be in the library folders on the drive selected during setup, usually titled Epic Games or Rockstar Games by default.

Once done, click tiếp tục and OpenIV will start looking for the encryption key, then load a small file discovery page of its own, analyzing the GTA 5 installation.

Now hit the button below Favorites name is, has a name which is ASI Manager and install ASI Loader and OpenIV.ASI. The player will be prompted to create a folder Mods in this process.

How to use Script Hook DRAW

The next tool players will need is Script Hook V, which can be downloaded from the AB Software Development website here. This tool modifies the GTA 5 installation so that it can read and activate custom script functions.

Download the ZIP file by pressing the button Download below, extract it to desktop, open the folder and drag the contents to the GTA 5 installation folder. File Native Trainer is a small modification menu and is optional.

To access even more mods, players can also download Script Hook V Dot Net from this GitHub page.

On this page, download the ZIP file of the latest version and follow the same process as above to add the extracted files to the game folder.

Now, GTA 5 gamers will enjoy one of the most rich mod worlds of the gaming village. However, always make sure to check and scan mod files with anti-virus software before installing anything.

After successfully installing the mods, players just need to start GTA 5 and start enjoying completely new and unique content.

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