Minecraft Forge (API) for Minecraft 1.11.2/1.10.2/1.9.4/1.8.9 is an open-source tool or a modification layer which provides modding capabilities to developers and players.
Damage Indicator 1.11.2/1.10.2/1.9.4/1.8.9 is a must have modification for every Minecraft player. Damage Indicator does what it name says.
Enchanting Plus is a modification for Minecraft 1.11.2/1.10.2/1.9.4/1.8.9 that revamps the default magical enchanting method of the game.
OptiFine HD 1.11.2/1.10.2/1.9.4/1.8.9 undoubtedly one of the best mod available for Minecraft. It’s developer sp614x has been working on it for a long time and he’s keen on providing regular updates.
Lithos Resource pack 1.11.2/1.10.2/1.9.4/1.8.9 is one of the biggest texture pack currently available for Minecraft. Lithos has a 32x resolution and comes with block and item designs for dozens of different modifications.