FiveM for Windows

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Free Grand Theft Auto V. Modifier

The free FiveM modification for Grand Theft Auto V enables players to play multiplayer on customized dedicated servers powered by This allows players to fully customize games, including changing any rules they want in their own server settings and matchmaking pools. The mod has been around since 2014 and was originated from prior minor modifications to framework.

While it may not be Rockstar Games who developed this mod, it's maintained by a community of coders named They've used modified scripts to allow gamers to customize everything they need when playing GTA V's Single Player Mode, including selecting different modes like Free Roam or Deathmatches that can accommodate up to 16 players at once. Besides FiveM, there isn't much choice when it comes to creating modded servers for GTA 5; the only viable alternative to FiveM is RageMP

Why does FiveM exist?

Grand Theft Auto V (GTAV) is one of the most popular video games in history, and for good reason, it's an excellent game with a ton to offer players. While Rockstar Games has been working hard pumping out new updates and new additions online, some players are looking for more. As a result, GTA games always have had a modding community that takes the experience just that much further.

Fans loved the single-player experience in GTA V but also wanted to see what would happen if they modded it. Eventually, players started creating multiplayer mods as well; constantly challenging Rockstar's decision not to allow such modifications on its server.

In many ways, FiveM is the ultimate modded GTA V server. Initially frowned upon by Rockstar, they have finally accepted that it will always be around. Players can now finally play mod games like FiveM without worrying about being banned from Rockstar's servers.

Breaking down FiveM 

FiveM is a free, open-source mod for Grand Theft Auto V that allows players to play online as either single-player or in multiplayer, and modifying other aspects of the game. It was initially called Five Reborn but changed its name when it evolved into more than just an offline mode of operation. 

In addition to allowing all available modifications on any platform, there are also various game modes such as deathmatches with multiple vehicles, weapons, scripts, and server alterations. This allows you to have your own unique experience while still being able to fully explore GTA's world.

The FiveM advanced OneSync framework allows up to 1,024 gamers on a server simultaneously. You can create an immersive environment with custom objects like cars, maps, and weapons for your players or join a server that's already operational. 

If you're tired of playing the same old GTA V and want to spice things up with mods, the FiveM mod will you give a you a completely different game. Players are encouraged to be creative and have fun in Roleplay mode, instead of focusing on just ‘winning’.

In the beginning, Rockstar was against this idea but eventually accepted it as a neceassary evolution of GTA. In fact, Rockstar even has their own curated server for people who don't feel comfortable going into unofficial channels. Additionally, there are great communities there, too, to assist with games/rulesets each mod offers.

A good amount of disk space and power on your computer are required as there are tons of files involved with this mod. You'll be pleased to know FiveM doesn't change any original game data, so you don't have to worry about any tampering or viruses as everything stays intact. 

Can FiveM get you banned?

GTA: Online players won't be banned for playing FiveM. The multiplayer mode is essentially a mod built on the single-player GTA, so you don't interact with any of the GTA online files, and therefore, will not be penalized in any way.

FiveM has a rather strict set of rules for servers. If a server doesn't comply, it can be banned from the FiveM network. If you try running your own server without permission or license (even for free), these will be forbidden as well.

Is FiveM free? 

FiveM is free for all players who have bought Grand Theft Auto V. Your login information is safe as it can't be stolen along with any of the data from the server. But there is a limitation with FiveM since the mod is confined by Rockstar Social Club's service, meaning there's a restriction on the number of servers that can be created.

FiveM system requirements 

These are the minimum system requirements to run FiveM:

  • Operating system: Windows 8.1
  • CPU: Intel Core 2 Q6600 @ 2.40GHz / AMD Phenom 9850 @ 2.5GHz
  • GPU: NVIDIA 9800 GT 1GB / AMD HD 4870 1GB / Intel HD GT2
  • RAM: 8GB
  • HDD 72GB + ~4GB

These are the recommended System requirements

  • Operating system: Windows 10
  • CPU: Intel Core i5 3470 @ 3.2GHz / AMD X8 FX-8350 @ 4GHz
  • GPU: NVIDIA GTX 660 2GB / AMD HD 7870 2GB
  • RAM: 16GB
  • Hard disk space: 72GB + 8GB

The go-to mod for fans of GTA 

If you've ever wanted to make your own GTA server, FiveM is perfect for you. You can customize everything from the ground up, and it's free. The multiplayer modification framework provides a vast set of tools to personalize the gameplay experience of your server. You can use advanced and unique features to make anything you wish: roleplay, drifting, racing, deathmatch, or something completely original.

Design a world that suits your tastes or have some fun with friends in an open sandbox environment. The sky is the limit when working on this community-driven project. 


  • Player GTA V multiplayer
  • It uses the original GTA network code
  • Also works with Grand Theft Auto Online


  • A limited number of server builds
  • Setting up a server can be complicated

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FiveM for PC

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