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Ever wanted to exchange / swap between blocks rather than manually breaking and placing blocks? Well, now you have a solution!
Exchangers is a tech gadget mod inspired by the block Exchangers from EnderTech (EnderTech is a Thermal Expansion-based tech mod for 1.7.10 and it has been discontinued)

This mod offers many different block Exchangers, from vanilla-based (uses durability), to supporting the 4 major RF-based tech mods (Ender IO, Thermal Expansion, Mekanism and Immersive Engineering)!

As for balancing purpose to provide a linear progression, all of the Exchangers are tier-based, you have to upgrade from the previous tier to a higher tier (configurable in config) in order to get a higher exchange radius (up to 15x15)!
This mod currently is available for 1.10, 1.11 and 1.12!

Note: As of version 2.1 of Exchangers for 1.12, Redstone Flux is required (Optional as of 2.7, but it is required if you want to use any RF-based Exchangers)!


  • 8 different vanilla exchanger variants (uses durability):
  • Wood, Stone, Gold, Iron, Diamond, Emerald and Obsidian


  • 2 different special exchanger variants (don't consume anything):
  • Tuberous and Creative


  • 6 different Ender IO exchanger variants available for 1.10.2 (uses RF):
  • Conductive Iron, Pulsating Iron, Electrical Steel, Energetic, Dark Steel and Vibrant


  • 5 different Thermal Expansion exchanger variants available for 1.10 / 1.11 / 1.12 (uses RF):
  • Leadstone, Hardened, Reinforced, Signalum and Resonant


  • 4 different Mekanism exchanger variants available for 1.10 / 1.11 / 1.12 (uses RF):
  • Basic, Advanced, Elite and Ultimate


  • 3 different Immersive Engineering exchanger variants available for 1.10 / 1.11 / 1.12 (uses RF):
  • LV, MV, and HV


For more informations about each Exchangers, go check out FTB wiki!

  • Configurable durability / RF capacity for all exchangers (except the special variants)
  • Configurable RF usage per block for all RF-based exchangers
  • All RF-based exchangers supports Forge Energy (FE)
  • Regular Exchangers can exchange up to a 15x15 area, depending on the tier. Creative Exchanger can exchange up to 25x25 area
  • Config options to tweak recipe difficulties, there are 3 difficulties: easy, normal and hard, normal is the default option, modpack makers can choose whatever preset they want or use CraftTweaker to make their own recipes
  • Indicators for the current exchanger area next to crosshair
  • In-game config GUI, without the need of going to find and edit the config file manually (requires a game restart every time you changed something though)
  • Easy to increase / decrease exchange range (Pressing the mode key increases range and holding sneak + pressing mode key decreases range, mode key is bound to "Comma" by default)
  • Force Drop Items mode, which forces items to drop on the floor even if there's inventory space, great to use with item containers like /dank/null and Iron Backpacks
  • Item containers support, Exchangers are able to pull blocks from item containers if there's no blocks in players' main inventory
  • Config option for Silk Touch mode, enabled by default
  • Enchantments support, if Silk Touch mode is disabled, players may enchant the Exchangers with Silk Touch to achieve Silk Touching on Exchangers or Fortune to get additional drops. There's also support for Holding enchant (increases RF capacity) and Unbreaking enchant (reduces chance of consuming RF per block) for RF-based exchangers
  • If you're a Patreon or Twitch subscriber of mine, you may have your own special cape in-game with Exchangers installed!

Mod Spotlights

If you would like to make a mod spotlight video for Exchangers, feel free to! Also let me know if you would like your video to be listed below!

Mod spotlight by Mischief of Mice:

Featured Modpacks

Exchangers is being featured in quite a lot of modpacks, here's a few suggested ones for you to play along:

Bugs / Feature Requests

Please submit any bug reports or feature requests through the GitHub issue tracker.

Source Code & License

Using this mod in modpacks

You are allowed to use this mod in any modpacks you would like regardless public or private. But please note that if the compiled mod jars are being modified, any bug reports on my GitHub about a modified jar are not accepted since I've signed my jar using my own key and modifying it will void the warranty. Unless you know what you're doing, be careful.

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Special Thanks

  • Turkey2349 and ThatGamerBlue for helping me to make this mod
  • Shadows_of_Fire for the mod's 2.0 rewrite after Forge registry rewrite
  • JCOnline_ for making the logo of the mod
  • ColossalPercy for making all the item textures
  • These awesome people for helping out: XaviorDD1st, sokratis12GR, GylieGylie, MiningPickTV
  • Minecraft modders from various different Discord channels


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