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How to install shaders in Minecraft?

How to install shaders in Minecraft?
Written by Waleed khan

Minecraft does not grant users the shaders pack that they need in order to give your game a more realistic look by improving the lighting and shadow effects. However, that doesn’t mean that you can’t put them up in your Minecraft game. Otherwise, if you are looking for the method How to install shaders in Minecraft? here is the solution.

How to install shaders in Minecraft?

Looks like our blog post just caught the attention of a gamer’s eye who is desperately searching for the simplest ways of installing shaders in Minecraft. Well, we know the right way to do it. All you have to do is read this article till the end and you will achieve the shining results you were looking for!

Follow these easy steps that are stated below:

  1. Download Minecraft Optifine

Optifine is basically the place where you get your shaders to pack from, as previously told Minecraft doesn’t offer it themselves. This shader pack contains all the graphical elements that you are actually looking for. Run the program before you install your shaders

  1. Install your shaders pack

After you run Optifine, it’s time when you choose a good shader to pack if you want to achieve the highest quality results. We recommend these five best shaders pack to install for your own use, as they completely transform the appearance of your game and make it look insanely real:

  • KUDA shaders Mod

KUDA shaders Mod


  • Lagless Shaders Mod

Lagless Shaders Mod

  • CrankerMan’s TME Shaders Mod

CrankerMan’s TME Shaders Mod

  • Sildur’s Shaders Mod

Sildur’s Shaders Mod

  • Sonic Ethers Unbelievable Shaders Mod – this is our personal favorite!

Sonic Ethers Unbelievable Shaders Mod – this is our personal favorite!

Every shader pack has its own graphics that provide you with different light themes and intensities. After you installed your zip file, place it in a separate folder, and move on to the next step!

  1. Time to enable!

After you have placed the shaders you wanted in a folder. Launch your Minecraft and select Optifine in order to run the Optifine Minecraft version. Open it and you will see a video settings option in the menu bar. When you select that option a window will open, where you have kept all the folders containing the shaders pack you installed. Select the shaders you want to install. Restart your Minecraft once again.

I can see your hands shaking with excitement, yes you are near the end and then you will finally achieve your dream goal – install amazing shaders in Minecraft!

When you open Optifine Minecraft, install the shaders – they will work in that version – when you see a folder on your screen, click it and select done!

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See! Wasn’t that easy?  enjoy your game, with your shaders on. And tell us how much you enjoyed in the comment section.

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