Just Enough Items (JEI) Mod

Just Enough Items (JEI) Mod is an item and recipe viewing mod for Minecraft, built from the ground up for stability and performance.


See also: Not Enough Items Mod

Basic Controls:

Inventory: (Minecraft Options -> Controls)

  • Show Recipes: Hover over item + R
  • Show Uses: Hover over item + U
  • Toggle Item List Overlay: Control + O

Item List:

  • Show Recipes Click Item or type R
  • Show Uses : Right-Click Item or type U
  • Next/Previous page: Scroll Wheel
  • Open Config Menu: Click Wrench at bottom-right
  • Toggle Cheat mode: Control-Click Wrench at bottom-right


  • Select Search Bar: Click or Control + F
  • Clear Search: Right Click
  • Previous Search: Up Arrow
  • Search by Mod Name: Type @ in front of a word (like “@thaum”)
  • Multiple terms work together (like “wand @thaum”)

Recipe View:

  • Next/Previous page: Scroll Wheel
  • Show all Recipes: Click the recipe category’s name
  • Move items into crafting area: Click the [+] button. Shift-Click to move multiple sets of items.

Advanced Controls:

Advanced Search:

  • Search by Tooltip Only: Type # in front of a word
  • Search by OreDict name: Type $ in front of a word
  • Search by Creative Tab: Type % in front of a word
  • Multiple Searches: Separate terms with | characters, like “wrench|hammer”

With Cheat Mode Active:

  • Get a full stack of Items: Click Item
  • Get one Item: Right-Click Item
  • Delete Item: Drop an Item into the Item List

With Item List Edit Mode Active: (These controls are shown in-game on the item tooltip)

  • Hide Item: Control-Click Item
  • Hide Items and Sub-Items: Control-Right-Click Item
  • Hide all Items from a mod: Control-Shift-Click Item



Recipe Completion


Big Screen Support




Itemlist Edit Mode


Minecraft Forge

How to install:

  1. Make sure you have already installed Minecraft Forge.
  2. Locate the minecraft application folder.
    • On windows open Run from the start menu, type %appdata% and click Run.
    • On mac open finder, hold down ALT and click Go then Library in the top menu bar. Open the folder Application Support and look for Minecraft.
  3. Place the mod you have just downloaded (.jar file) into the Mods folder.
  4. When you launch Minecraft and click the mods button you should now see the mod is installed.

Just Enough Items (JEI) Mod Download Links:

File Name Status Game Version Date
jei-1.16.4- Beta 1.16.4 Nov 12, 2020
jei-1.16.3- Beta 1.16.3 Nov 7, 2020
jei-1.15.2- Alpha 1.15.2 Aug 23, 2020
jei-1.14.4- Alpha 1.14.4 Aug 23, 2020
jei-1.15.2- Alpha 1.15.2 Jan 23, 2020
jei-1.15.1- Alpha 1.15.1 Jan 6, 2020
jei-1.14.4- Alpha 1.14.4 Dec 23, 2019
jei-1.14.2- Alpha 1.14.2 Jun 24, 2019
jei_1.12.2- Release 1.12.2 Jun 24, 2019
jei-1.13.2- Alpha 1.13.2 Jun 14, 2019
jei_1.12.2- Release 1.12.2 Mar 4, 2019
jei_1.12.1- Beta 1.12.1 Sep 10, 2017
jei_1.12- Beta 1.12 Aug 12, 2017
jei_1.12- Release 1.12 Aug 9, 2017
jei_1.11.2- Release 1.11.2 Jun 17, 2017
jei_1.10.2- Beta 1.10.2 Jun 4, 2017
jei_1.10.2- Release 1.10.2 Apr 5, 2017
jei_1.10 Release 1.10 Jul 17, 2016
jei_1.9.4 Release 1.9.4 Jul 17, 2016
jei_1.9 Release 1.9 Jul 17, 2016
jei_1.8.9 Release 1.8.9 Jul 17, 2016
jei_1.8 Release 1.8 Jul 17, 2016

Credits: mezz

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