Native Mod Loader

Native Mod Loader | Baldur’s Gate 3

by Dona

This is Native Mod Loader, which is used to load any native dll plugins found in the binNativeMods folder.

Creator: kassent

Native Mod Loader

Mods requiring this file

Achievement Enabler
Baldur’s Priority – CPU Performance FPS Optimizer
Improved Camera
Native Camera Tweaks
Speed Mod
WASD Character Movement

Credits and distribution rights

  • Assets of other users: All of the assets in this Native Mod Loader file are either the author’s or free-to-use modder’s resources.
  • Upload authorization: You may upload this Native Mod Loader file to other websites, but you must credit me as the file’s creator.
  • Permission to modify: You may alter my files and distribute bug fixes or enhancements without seeking permission or credit from me.
  • Permission to convert: You are free to convert this file to work with other games as long as you credit me as the file’s developer.
  • Permission to utilize an asset: You may use the materials in this file without asking permission as long as you credit me.
  • Asset use authorization in purchased mods/files: This file’s assets may not be used in any modifications or files that are sold for money on Steam Workshop or other platforms.
  • Permission to utilize assets in mods/files that earn donation points: If your modifications use my materials, you may earn Donation Points for them.

Notes from the Author
The MIT License is inherited and maintained by the source code.

File credits
Kassent’s NativeModLoader(GitHub)

  • Version 1
    • Initial release;
    • Rebundled for Vortex users to use as Engine Injector mod type.
    • No function change, existing user doesn’t need to update


Native Mod Loader is used for loading any native dll plugins within game’s bin\NativeMods\ folder.
This is just the loader! It doesn’t bundle any native mods. If you are not redirected here from other native mods, you don’t need to install this.

Native Mod Loader


Manual Install:

  • Extract both bink2w64.dll and bink2w64_original.dll from archive file into your game’s bin folder e.g steam path (this may vary): “D:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Baldurs Gate 3\bin”
  • (Important!) Confirm replacement/overwrite when prompted.
nowmods download

Download Native Mod Loader


The loader comes with BG3’s original bink2w64.dll file. If you carefully follow the steps below, you don’t need to re-verify your game files. ( you can, of course )

  • Within your game’s bin folder:
  • Delete NativeMods folder .
  • Delete bink2w64.dll.
  • Rename bink2w64_original.dll to bink2w64.dll.

Modder resource

NativeModLoader loads all native dll mods within bin\NativeMods\ folder. To get started developing a native dll plugin, see referencec to BG3 Plugin Template.

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