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What is the Koala Launcher

Koala Launcher is a fork of KoalaLauncher aiming to be more FOSS Friendy towards Pull Requests and Contribution

KoalaLauncher Home

Comparison with Twitch Launcher

This is an example of the time that KoalaLauncher takes to install a modpack in comparison to Twitch. Both tests are running at the same time over a 1Gbps network to ensure that the network doesn't impact the comparison.

  • Koala Launcher: 52 seconds

  • Twitch Launcher: 2 minutes, 25 seconds

KoalaLauncher Pack DL

⬇️ Download

To download the latest version, you can either click here and select the appropriate version for your operating system or visit our website.

🎨 Features

Our features:

  • Java downloader. You don't need to have java installed, a suitable version will be downloaded automatically.
  • It's as easy as pie to install the vanilla Game, Forge, Fabric, and all CurseForge Modpacks. No further action from the user is required.
  • Install mods for both Fabric and Forge directly from our UI
  • Built-in auto-updater. The launcher will always keep itself updated to the latest release.
  • Easily manage multiple accounts and switch between them.
  • Still playing on your grandma pc from the 80s? Don't worry, we got you covered with our Potato PC Mode!
You can also:
  • Keep track of the time you played each instance
  • Add instances to the download queue, they will automatically download one after the other
Some of the features we are still working on are:
  • Drag and drop instances wherever you like them, just like in your desktop
  • Liteloader Support
  • Optifine easy-installation support
  • (FTB) Support
  • Technic Support
  • Custom Theming
and a lot more...

💾 Compilation

⚙️ Requirements

You need the following software installed:


Install the dependencies


Start the Development environment



To package the app for the local platform:

yarn release

🗝 Built and managed with

🎁 Contributing

You can find a list of unassigned tasks here. Feel free to ask anything on our discord if you need help or want other tasks.

  1. Fork it!
  2. Create your feature branch: git checkout -b my-new-feature
  3. Commit your changes: git commit -am 'Add some feature'
  4. Push to the branch: git push origin my-new-feature
  5. Submit a pull request :D

📜 History

This project was forked from the KoalaLauncher Rewrite due to some internal team drama with the licensing.

🎓 License

This project is licensed under the GNU GPL V3.0 - see the LICENSE file for details.


Koala Launcher is a simple, yet powerful Minecraft custom launcher with a strong focus on user freedom



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