Nope! there will always be an open source version of Solder. In fact, the majority of the
functionality of Solder.io IS (or soon will be) the open source code! Our intention is to simply make
Solder.io an option for folks who don't know how, or want to run and manage their own web servers.
Is Solder.io Free?
Solder.io provides highly reliable infrastructure including storage space and distribution bandwidth
for your modacks, these services are unfortunately not free to operate and so Solder.io will be a paid
service. If you already have your own server, feel free to deploy the Open Source version of Solder on your
How much will Solder.io cost?
Because we're able to take advantage of some level of scaling, we're able to offer our users the best
possible service for very little expense. We're still working out the exact pricing, but expect to have
multiple plans to suit the needs of everyone from small group of your buddies who play on weekends up to
public server owners with hundreds of downloads per day.
Where can I get more information about the API?
We have a full set of API documents available for anybody who wants to make tools or otherwise interact
with our API. If you have an idea for a tool that uses the API and want a test account for development,
get in touch using the form at the end of this page and we'll see what we can work out.
What mods can I use in my modpacks?
You can include any mod that you have permission to distribute. This includes nearly all open source mods
and even many closed source mods.
Will Solder.io manage distribution rights for me?
No, you will still be responsible for obtaining and managing distribution rights for any mods you include
in your modpacks. If you have any suggestions that would help you manage permissions please feel free to
leave a note in the form at the end of this page.
How can mod authors manage their rights?
If you're a mod author and you want to make special arrangements for the distribution of your content drop
us a line using the form below. We would love to work with you in making sure that your work is recognized,
while still remaining available for users to mix and play with.
We also have complete copyright policy and DMCA notice and procedure for copyright infringement claims in
our terms and conditions designed to protect the rights of content creators as well as