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Mods allow users to completely modify the game and change everything about it, up to and including the character models. Here, in this article, we have discussed a few steps with which you can Install Mods in GTA V.

Mods make use of ‘memory hooks’ to enable them to tinker with the fundamentals of the game, and if you try to play GTA Online with them installed, you’ll be swiftly banned on suspicion of cheating. We recommend keeping a separate installation if you want to switch between GTA Online and a modded GTA V single-player experience frequently – definitely back up your game files before making changes.

Steps to Install Mods in GTA V

Also Read: Top GTA V Mods Available for Use

REQUIREMENTS

  1. A copy of Grand Theft Auto 5. *
  2. OpenIV installed
  3. ScriptHookV installed
  4. A minimum of 70GB extra disk space available. **
  5. A PC that can comfortably run GTA 5 vanilla at a decent FPS. ***

*Pirated copies of the game will NOT be supported you can purchase GTA 5 through Steam or Epic games store

At any stage, you must avoid doing something about which you have no idea. Don’t customize any method during the actual implementation. This is precisely what that can be a reason your system can fail to perform other tasks as well. We at TechLatest cannot be held responsible for anything that goes wrong simply because of this reason.

PART 1:

Download OpenIV

Download the latest version of OpenIV.

Once OpenIV is downloaded run the installer.

Start OpenIV

  • Click on the OpenIV icon, selecting Grand Theft Auto V Windows.
  • Select your GTA V install folder.
  • Rockstar Warehouse: C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games
  • Steam: C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Grand Theft Auto V
  • Continue to the end of the wizard.
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Install ASI

The ASI allows custom mods to be loaded into GTA V and gives us the mods folder

  • Click Tools>ASI Manager
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  • Install ASI Loader and OpenIV.ASI.
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PART 2:

Install ScriptHookV

Script Hook does not work with Epic Store version at this time. You can skip this step as it is not required to get redux to work. Just make sure you do not attempt to go online.

  • Script Hook V is the library that allows us to use GTA V script native functions in custom *.asi plugins.
  • Download the latest version of ScriptHookV.
  • dev-c.com/gtav/scripthookv
  • Open the ZIP files and copy the files ScriptHookV.dll, and dinput8.dll from the bin folder, into the main GTA 5 folders.
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PART 3:

Install GTA 5 Redux

Before starting the next step, make sure you have 100% clean, un-modded install of GTA V.

Tip: You can verify the game files by using Steam Verify or GTA V Launcher verify.
  • Download the latest version of GTA 5 Redux from the downloads section.
  • Once downloaded fully extract the zip archive.
  • Run OpenIV selecting tools>Package Installer and locate the GTA_5_REDUX_V1.X.oiv file from the extracted GTA5 Redux download.
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  • Open the .oiv file to begin the installation.
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  • Click installand choose the option to install the mod inside the created mods folder.
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  • The installer will now run and will take a while as it is copying all the files required to run the mod from the main GTA V folder.
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  • Once the installer is complete you can select the option to run GTA 5 Redux to test that it works.
  • If the mod is working you will see the GTA 5 Redux intro video when loading GTA V.
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PART 4:

ReShade Installation

ReShade provides various filters to give GTA 5 Redux a different look.

There are many filters available which you can select. You can see the filter variants on the filters page.
Note that for a small percentage of users ReShade can cause crashes and make GTA 5 unplayable. However It is possible to play GTA 5 Redux without ReShade.
  • Download ReShade from the official ReShade website and run the installer.
  • Select Click here to select a game and manage its ReShade installation
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  • Click Browse... navigate to your Grand Theft Auto V folder and select GTA5.exe
  • Rockstar Warehouse: C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games
  • Steam: C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Grand Theft Auto V
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  • Ensure that Legacy standard effects (only select this when using old presets) is ticked.
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  • Follow any further prompts selecting any settings you want to try. Until you complete the installation.
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  • Copy GTA5 Redux filters from the GTA_5_REDUX_RESHADE folder to the main GTA 5 folder.
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PART 5:

Selecting/Changing ReShade Presets

  • ReShade presets need to be selected from the in-game ReShade menu.
  • When you start GTA V the ReShade menu will be shown.
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  • Press the Home button. There will be a drop-down menu to allow you to change the preset.
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Uninstall

If you want to remove GTA 5 Redux simply delete the mods folder in your GTA 5 folder.

Note: if you have any other mods installed, they will also be removed.

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FAQs

Is GTA 5 modding illegal?

No one has been banned for using single-player modifications, and you should not worry about being banned or being relegated to the cheater pool just for using single-player PC mods.

What are the best GTA 5 mods?

We already have compiled a bunch of GTA V mods to try. Follow the below link to download them:
Top GTA V Mods Available for Use

Are GTA Mods free?

Yes, GTA V mods are free and always will be free unless the developer asks for any donations.

Can you install mods on cracked GTA 5?

The modder, Josh Romito, says in his webpage that it’s not possible to install his mod in a GTA V Cracked, it only can be installed in the original version.

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