[GUIDE] How to install UI skins on "rads"/new launcher (this includes mac users)

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I keyed your car

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17-03-2011

So I really wanted a space saving skin for my LoL client (as i really dislike annoying stuff o.O") and then I finally found the almost perfect skin on leaguecraft, I was so exited, until I read that it does NOT work with the rads launcher. So I stared to look for the files in the rads folders to at least try, I found a few by using spotlight... but they aren't all in the same folder (I guess this is why people just give up and say its impossible).

Mac OsX
1. Download the skin you want.
2. Under finder preferences go the the advanced tab and set it to search the current folder in the dropdown box.
3. Now open up your downloaded skin folder and the LoL folder (do this by right clicking and choosing "view contents of this package") and then using the finder search utility search the LoL folder for the file names that your skin gives you and navigate to their "mother" folder by clicking on it at the bottom of the finder window, now you only have to overwrite that file by dragging it over and clicking overwrite (note that while in this folder you can also try and copy the other files over into the"mother" folder and if it asks you to overwrite do it and if not just drag it back)
4. Keep doing until your done.
5. Play and have fun!!

Windows PC
You basically do the same thing but you can skip the finder things as windows is preset to search the current folder (i think)

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This can be used for searching normal skins too (instead of going through all the versions...)
Tell me what to fix and Ill hopefully fix it :P
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Where to download.
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http://leaguecraft.com/skins - Mostly for hero skins.
http://leaguecraft.com/uimods - For ingame UI mods and launcher reskins...
http://tinyurl.com/6zpt6h7 - For a list of some ingame UI mods.
http://tinyurl.com/4bec44r - A whole forum dedicated to LoL re skinning.
http://tinyurl.com/6jr6m9j - Really nice environmental skins and a ton of champion skins. (creds to KenshiSaan)


This won't work with the regular launcher skins as the rads launcher uses flash and the old one uses something else. (i think iv'e read)

BTW. I know it's common sense but i couldn't find it anywhere and im sorry if it's already posted.


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TheIosif

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05-05-2011

Bro, you rock!


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MaximumDestroyer

Member

05-05-2011

The new distribution of the characters folders sucks imho, the characters are splited in 4 folders? i dont get the purpose of this...


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Oglaf

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06-05-2011

I don't fully understand this guide. There are no .dds files anywhere in my LoL folder for me to replace with the one in my custom skin .rar?


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eternalegend

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08-05-2011

I have the same problem as Oglaf, all my character folders are split into three empty folders, "Animations", "Script", and "Info". And there seems to be no .dds files anywhere, even hidden.


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Boompje

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08-05-2011

This guide is pretty outdated. I suggest you stop bumping this thread and look for other threads about customizing


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DaRkSkyX

Senior Member

15-05-2011

It actually works?

You should take too my custom skins list of Spanish forum
http://eu.leagueoflegends.com/board/...ead.php?t=4016


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Raytheon

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12-07-2011

I cannot find the original files by using your method.


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JohnSting

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12-07-2011

Quote:
Originally Posted by Raytheon View Post
I cannot find the original files by using your method.
This is outdated, the new client does not have this folders.

I can't help you on how to change skins on the last client, but maybe there is some guide over here.