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About this mod

Wrye Bash is a multipurpose mod management and mod installation utility.

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Important: Wrye Bash needs developers. If you are familiar with the Python programming language, please consider helping with development. We ported our repository to git at GitHub to make contributing super easy. If you are interested, you can find more information in our

What is Wrye Bash?
Wrye Bash is a powerful mod management utility for games based on Bethesda's Creation Engine. Its features include:

  • A mod installation and conflict manager
  • A plugin load order manager
  • Increased mod compatibility
  • Lifting of the 255 plugin limit through automatic merging of compatible mods
  • .ini and settings files tweak management
  • Screenshot management
  • And many, many more

Supported Games
All Bethesda games from Morrowind onward. Please see the Introduction section of the General Readme for a full list.

Since 308, Wrye Bash no longer supports 32-bit systems.
Since 310, Wrye Bash no longer supports Windows 7 (or older).
If you need a version that works on such systems, please see our GitHub releases.

Feedback? Comments? Questions?
Please give feedback and feel free to join the discussion via the Wrye Bash Discord or at the current official AFKMods thread: Wrye Bash - All Games. If you are having trouble, you'll find many friendly people there who can help.

For more information, see:

The General Readme can also be launched from inside Wrye Bash by clicking the question mark icon on the toolbar.

Requirements and Installation

Short Version
Launch each game you have once, then run the installer and accept all defaults. Done!

Long Version
See the General Readme's installation section for more information. If you still want more, check out the Advanced Readme's installation section.

Version History

For changes from all previous versions, see the Version History.