How to Install GTA 5 Redux Mod?

GTA 5 Redux was something other than a graphics update. This mod was designed to cater to every player’s most wanted desires from the Rockstar’s GTA series. GTA5 Redux improves graphics because it permits a frame drop of around 5-15 FPS (depending on ReShare option selected) compared with the vanilla version. Since it’s release the gaming enthusiasts feel rather upset because they are unable to install GTA 5 Redux mod on their respective PCs.

GTA 5 Redux

Hence, we’ve provided a detailed guide of installing GTA 5 Redux on your system, and before pursuing this article further it is recommended you must have a fresh copy of GTA 5 Vanilla installed already with decent fps and no other mods present. Follow the steps indexed below properly to install this mod on your system.

Step 1: Download and Install OpenIV

OpenIV is the modding tool that is utilized to install GTA 5 Redux hence to download it click here. As soon as it is downloaded run the installer:

Install Open IV

Step 2: Launch OpenIV

When the installation is complete launch the application and select Grand Theft Auto V option from the dropdown menu:

GTA V

Now, select the folder where you want to install GTA 5 and I’ve mentioned the install directories for both Rockstar and steam below:

Rockstar: C:\Program Files (x86)\Rockstar Games
Steam: C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Grand Theft Auto V
Install Directories

Step 3: Install ASI Plugin

ASI creates custom profiles to manage different groups and sorts of modifications and permits custom mods to be loaded into GTA V and providing us the mod folder. Click on tools and navigate to the ASI Manager option:

ASI Manager

The ASI Loader and OpenIV plugins need to be installed on your system otherwise the game will not load the modified RPF archive. We’ve already installed these plugins on our system hence, the Uninstall option is available for us. Click on the Install button and both these plugins will be installed on your respective systems.

Install Plugins

Step 4: Install ScriptHookV Plugin

Community Script Hook V .NET is an ASI plugin, that allows running scripts written in any .NET language in the game. It permits us to utilize GTA V script native functions in custom and is required to run the GTA 5 Redux. Download the plugin from here and after downloading the zip folder extract it somewhere and look for ScriptHookV.dll and dinput8.dll files and copy them into the bin folder located inside the main GTA 5 game folder.

Script HookV

Step 5: Install GTA 5 Redux

Note: Before proceeding to this step ensure that you have an un-modded version of GTA installed on your system otherwise some bugs might arise during installation. Download the latest version of GTA 5 Redux from Here and extract the zip folder. Navigate to the GTAV folder and in the upper left corner click the tools option. A dropdown menu will be displayed in front of you and from there select Package Installer.

Package Installer

Locate the GTA_5_REDUX_V1.X.oiv file from the extracted GTA5 Redux download and then open the .oiv file to start the installation process.

Start initialization

Click on the install option and then select the option to install the mod inside the mods folderWait patiently because copying files from the main GTA V folder requires some time and once complete run GTA 5 Redux to check whether it is working fine or not.

Select Location

If the GTA 5 Redux introduction video plays at the start of the game it means that the mod is working fine and you have successfully installed it on your system. Now, you can enhance the graphics by installing the Re-shade filters, and if you have any issue regarding the installation of the mod contact Rockstar Games Customer Support.

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