A modpack is a list of mods bundled with additional files, such as configuration files. In general, it's a modded instance of a game ready to play.
The Modrinth App is the official solution for playing Modrinth modpacks. You can install a Modrinth modpack using the app by clicking the "Browse" button on the left side of the launcher. Then, simply click "Install" on the modpacks you want to play.
MultiMC and Prism Launcher
MultiMC and Prism are both launchers focused on efficiently managing multiple separate instances. The installation instructions for each are identical.
Modrinth packs can be installed using the "Add instance" button and clicking "Modrinth" on the left. It's as easy as selecting the one you want, and pressing "OK".
If you want to insert a URL directly, you can do so by selecting "Import from zip" instead of "Modrinth".
ATLauncher is a launcher focused on easy integration of modpacks with various different platforms.
Modrinth packs can be installed using ATLauncher in as few as three clicks. Go to the "Packs" tab, select Modrinth on the left, and search for the pack you want. Then, play!
If you just want to insert an ID, slug, or URL directly, you can also do so using the "Add Manually" button by the top-right of the search
If you have a direct link to a Modrinth pack, you also have the option of importing it using the "Import" button in the "Instances" tab.
BakaXL (primarily for Chinese speakers)
BakaXL is a Windows-only launcher primarily targeting Chinese speakers.
Install through BakaPlaza
The easiest way to play modpacks using BakaXL is download it from BakaPlaza.
Click "BakaPlaza" in the Start Menu and search for the name of the modpack you want to install.
Select the modpack you want and click the "Get" button, then choose a version to download.
This requires you to have a modpack file already downloaded.
Click the "Add a new Minecraft Core or Mod Pack" tile in the Start Menu, then click "Import Mod Pack".
Click "Continue" and drag the modpack file into BakaXL.
Superpack is an application for extracting/downloading modpacks to directories.
Installing through Superpack
Modpacks can be installed by simply searching the ones you want to play.
Click on a modpack to get to the project details. Click the "download" button and the choose a release to install.
If you have a project ID or slug, click on the "Jump to Project" button and insert it into the text box.
Alternatively, if you have a direct
.mrpack file, you can go to "Import from file" on the left side.