How to Install GTA 5 MOD on PC/Laptop

How to Install GTA 5 Mod on PC

Grand Theft Auto 5 or GTA V is without a doubt one of the best open-world games ever made. Rockstar is constantly updating GTA Online Mods, downloaders and new explorations for players. GTA 5 for PC has a lot more to offer as they have the advantage that they can change the game according to their needs from graphics to gameplay mods.

Since the game was released in 2012, cars, bikes and environments are still out of date for consoles, but for PC they can easily download and install mods for GTA V as they please.

You will find dozens of mods for GTA V on the internet from Marvel’s Iron Man Suit to Dragon Ball’s Goku Super Saiyan Mode. In this guide, you will learn how to get this Grand Theft Auto V mod to suit the current game.

Also read: 10 Best GTA 5 Mods | Game GTA V Modified Version

How to Install Grand Theft Auto 5 Mod on PC or Laptop?

Installing the GTA 5 mod on a PC or laptop is quite easy, but it depends on which mod you are trying to download. Because it’s in some mods where scripts require more tools than just copy-pasting.

There are 2 tools that you need to download – (Hook V Script and GTAV LUA Plugin) before installing any mod in GTA 5. Before experiencing the thrill of GTA 5 mods, first install the script. Here are the steps:

How to install Script Hook V

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Script Hook V is a file library created by Alexander Blade. These scripts/files allow different modders to write scripts and link to Grand Theft Auto’s singleplayer mode.

It includes Asi Loader and Native Trainer which allows you to access cheats like teleportation, sprint, and super jump. Here is how to install it.

  1. First download the Script Hook V from here.
  2. Open and extract .zip file which you just downloaded.
  3. Copy ScriptHookV.dll to the main GTAV folder (SteamsteamappscommonGrand Theft Auto V) if your GTA 5 game is from Steam. Or Find the main game folder with files GTAV.exe in it if the game GTA 5 is not from Steam.

  4. Do the same for Asi Loader(dsound.dll) and NativeTrainer.asi

dinput8.ll: It is the latest ASI loader which allows you to load files with .asi extension.

ScriptHookV.dll: This file allows custom scripts to be used in GTA 5 Single-player mode.

NativeTrainer.asi: This file allows gamers to add cheats such as teleportation, super jump, invincibility, and more.

How to install GTAV LUA Plugin

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LUA is a language (you may be familiar with this one) that allows people to write LUA scripts that work with games. Now that Script Hook V is installed let’s install this Plugin if you want to write some custom scripts for GTA 5.

  1. First download the GTAV LUA Plugin from here.
  2. Open and extract .zip file which you just downloaded and look for a folder named “scripts” and LUA.asi file.

  3. Copy the folder in the same folder as before (SteamsteamappscommonGrand Theft Auto V).

  4. Next look for the folder “addins” inside the Scripts Folder that you just created.

  5. Now copy and paste all LUA files to the addins folder.

Also read: How to Get 5 Stars Quickly in GTA V

Some More Cool Mods

Script Hook V + Native Trainer

This mod is similar to Lingon Trainer in that it allows players to turn the single-player experience into toggling on cheats, earning money and spawning vehicles. It also allows players to change their model character so they can play as a whale, a cow or one of the many other non-human inhabitants of San Andreas.


This mod is released by “Unknown Modder”, requires a V hook script to work. This allows players to wreak havoc in Los Santos/San Andreas, with random cars driving out of control and having the ability to shoot other cars with missiles from their vehicles. Apart from that, you also have the option to create a vortex around you that will destroy nearby vehicles.

Underwater Cars

Sticky cars clinging to the seabed and steep hills. Explore the aquamarine from the comfort of your favorite sedan.

Teleport to North Yankton

A revision of the new original Trainer that allows for some clipping tweaks and teleportation, including the ability to visit snowy North Yankton.


This mod adds hydraulics to all GTA 5 vehicles. The hydraulic controls allow you to jump into the air with any vehicle.

You can download all the cool mods above from here. You can also look for other mods according to your taste.

That’s the tutorial on how to install the GTV 5 mod. Hopefully this article is useful for you, thank you for visiting and don’t forget to share this article with your friends.

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