Installing GTA 5 mods on PC: How to do it

You can customize and expand Rockstar’s open-world opus with GTA 5 mods for PC.

The fact that we still talk about it today is proof of its influence. It was one of the greatest open-world sandboxes that was ever created.

This page explains how to stay safe when using Grand Theft Auto 5 mods and provides a step-by-step guide to modifying your game.

You can use our GTA 5 cheats to unlock new gameplay modes if you aren’t comfortable with external downloads, but still want to explore the world outside of the regular story missions.

What are the risks associated with installing GTA 5 mods?

Generally, single-player Grand Theft Auto 5 mods on PC are safe to install, provided that you have scanned them with an antivirus program to make sure they are safe.

The Rockstar Game Studios’ official support website explains the studio’s stance on PC Single-Player Mods, where the studio states that it “believes in reasonable fan creativity”.

GTA Online multiplayer mods, on the other hand, are strictly prohibited. You could be banned for even just starting Grand Theft Auto Online with single-player mods installed. Also, there is risk associated with installing mods from un-reviewed website, so please proceed with caution.

Mods for GTA 5: How to install them

GTA 5 mods require a few tools to be installed unlike GTA Money Generator that is purely web based. OpenIV is a tool to edit and archive Rockstar-developed games. Download it  from this link:

OpenIV should now be installed on your computer. Open it.

Select GTA V from the list, and then locate the installation path on your PC.

Click Browse, navigate where you installed the game, and then click on Select Folder. If you have the game on Steam, it will be within a folder marked SteamLibrary.

Wait for installation to finish, then click on ASI Manager and install the ASI Loader and OpenIV.ASI. Make sure you pick the option to create Mods folder.

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