Feed The Beast Launcher (FTB) 1.4.3

Free launcher software that allows you to launch the Feed the Beast game

  • Category:

    Various Utilities

  • Version:

    (FTB) 1.4.3

  • Works under:

    Windows XP / Windows 8.1 / Windows 7 / Windows Vista / Windows 8

  • Program available in:In English
  • Program license:Free
  • Vote:
    5.0 (171)

Feed the Beat Launcher enhances the Feed the Beast Minecraft experience.

Minecraft, which was developed by Mojang and is now owned by Microsoft, is the most popular sandbox game of all time. To say that it changed the gaming industry forever would be an underestimate. It gave rise—and continues to give rise to—multiple genres and hundreds of games.

Minecraft is a highly customizable game. Players can modify—or mod—the game in countless ways, including designing objects, textures, maps and so forth. These objects will often be collected into a themed package called a mod pack—or modpack—which are generally provide for free.

Some creators and even entire communities of creators and users have come together and combined various—and in some cases many—modpacks into a modpack collection that completely transforms the manner in which you play and appreciate the game of Minecraft.

Feed the Beast is one such collection. In fact, it is among the most popular available, and it focuses not just on adding items to the game but complex game mechanics and scenic world creation. You can run Feed the Beast locally or on a private server, or you can join a public or invite-only server that uses Feed the Beast and requires you to have it installed and running in order to participate.

Feed the Beast is a massive project. It comprises many FTB-specific modpacks as well as third-party modpacks as well as standalone maps and textures. Using it locally, you may want to choose what is and what is not used in your Feed the Beast instance. Additionally, a server owner using Feed the Beast may opt for some aspects but not others.

Managing all of this particularly over multiple servers can be a hassle, and this is where the Feed the Beast launcher comes in to play. It lets you customize modpacks, enable and disable modpacks, configure profiles and much more. It really makes the Feed the Beast experience more enjoyable.

Be mindful that the Feed the Beast Launcher requires Feed the Beast, which requires Minecraft. While Feed the Beast and the Feed the Beast Launcher are free, Minecraft is not. Additionally, Feed the Beast Launcher is only useful to Feed the Beast players and otherwise serves no purpose.

Feed the Beast Launcher is very user-friendly until it is not. The average person will install it and use it without issue, and the user interface is well-designed. If you do, however, encounter a networking issue or other fatal error, help can be a little hard to come by, and in these cases, getting it to work may require more technical expertise than the casual Minecraft player possesses.

Pros

  • Enhances FTB experience
  • Control mods, textures, maps and more

Cons

  • Tricky setup in some cases

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