Getting Started

Why use the MYM Launcher?

There are a lot of reasons on why to use the Launcher over any other launcher. Below is a list of reasons on why you might want to use it!

  • Always stay up-to-date with your server you play on
  • Partial updates (only changes files that get updated)
  • Custom Modpacks
  • Supply of custom fixes such as recipe changes, config options, crash fixes and more...
  • Support for additional mods to enhance the game-play like TabbyChat, VoxelMods Fastcraft...

Requirements for the Launcher

The Launcher supports Windows, Mac OS and Linux. The things you will need:

  • Java 8
  • Java 17 (For Minecraft versions 1.18+)
  • An internet connection

Installing the Launcher

  • Install Java 8 if you haven't already
  • Navigate to the download page
  • Download the launcher for your operation system
  • Place the downloaded file in a permanent location on your system

Running the Launcher


If you are on Windows, it should be as simple as running the executable file.

Mac OS

There is a couple more steps for running the launcher on Mac. Follow the steps to see what you might need to do.

  1. Make sure you have Java 7 or 8 installed (Mac only ships with Java 6 by default)
  2. Open your system controls and select the java control panel
  3. Click on the option that is called "show", "view" or similar (there shouldn't be many)
  4. It will show you the installed java version and the path to the location where it is stored
  5. Copy this path into the "JVM Path" textbox on the MyMLauncher under "Options.."
  6. By default installation of java the path looks like this: (/Library/Internet Plug-Ins/JavaAppletPlugin.plugin/Contents/Home/bin/java)
  7. You should be able to play modpacks that require Java 8, now.

Linux (Ubuntu)

Running the launcher on Linux is a little bit of a process. It takes a couple of extra steps

See The Ubuntu Installation Page for a full guide of how to run the launcher on Linux