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DocteurDread's Shaders 1.12.2 → 1.11.2

Developer👤docteurdread
Style🚀Lagless
Support GPUs
Loaders
Performance ImpactLow
Settings27
Features Ocean Waves+32
CreatedAug 1, 2014
UpdatedSep 27, 2015
Stats
  • 4.02 (121)

  • ❤️ 50

Playing Minecraft with a shader pack significantly reduces the game’s performance. Fortunately, a couple of Shader packs are designed to run smoothly, even on a low-spec PC. This shader pack is one of those!

DocteurDread’s Shaders is a Shader pack for the GLSL Shader Mod / Optifine Mod. This mod adds various visual enhancements and effects like waving grass and leaves, limpid water, god rays, shadows, and more while still trying to keep the performance impact down low. The author and creator of the pack, username docteurdread, claims that his shader pack needs only a $50 graphic card to run the medium version!

DocteurDread’s Lagless Shaders come with six featured packs and pre-sets. These packs are Lite, Low, Medium, High, Ultra, and Extreme – making the pack available for low-end PCs, high-end PCs, and anything in between. This shader pack features a nice balance between vibrant colors and moody lighting, making it good for those who love the vanilla feel. In general, DocteurDread’s Shaders is very optimized and do not have a huge performance drop compared to other shader packs.

For Low Spec PCs

The pack’s first three versions, Lite, Low, and Medium, are designed for low-end PCs and feature the most minor graphical enhancements and performance/frame rate drop. These versions still provide the basic shader pack functions like moving grass but lack the stunning effects and details of the other pack versions.

For Medium to High Spec PCs

The final three versions of DocteurDread, High, Ultra, and Extreme feature advanced effects and stunning graphics like reflective waters, dynamic, high-quality shadows, and more that will make your game gorgeous. However, these versions will dramatically drop performance and are not recommended for low-end PCs.

Customize

For advanced users, many functions and effects of the shader can also be disabled separately by putting “//” in front of the “#define FUNCTION” lines located in the .fsh and .vsh files of the shader pack.

Should You Use It?

As with the other Shader packs, whether you should use it or not all comes down to individual preferences. Although this pack does not boast anything extraordinary, it does deliver a good balance between graphics and performance. If you have been playing vanilla Minecraft a lot, then you’ll find yourself at home with this lovely shader pack.

DocteurDread's compatible versions:
  • 1.12.2
  • 1.12.1
  • 1.12
  • 1.11.2
  • 1.11.1
  • 1.11
  • 1.10.2
  • 1.10.1
  • 1.10
  • 1.9.4
  • 1.9.3
  • 1.9.2
  • 1.9.1
  • 1.9
  • 1.8.9
  • 1.8.8
  • 1.8.7
  • 1.8.6
  • 1.8.5
  • 1.8.4
  • 1.8.3
  • 1.8.2
  • 1.8.1
  • 1.8
  • 1.7.10
  • 1.7.9
  • 1.7.8
  • 1.7.7
  • 1.7.6
  • 1.7.5
  • 1.7.4
  • 1.7.2
  • 1.7
  • 1.6.4
  • 1.6.2

Features

Over 32 new features are available in DocteurDread's Shaders to enhance your gaming experience.

📊 Performance Impacts

  • None
    No performance decreases
  • Small
    ~5%
  • Medium
    ~10%
  • High
    ~25%
  • Extreme
    +50%

How To Install DocteurDread's Shaders

Supported Optifine Recommend • 1.19.1—1.8.8
  • Support Forge / Vanilla
  • Extra features
  • Good performance
Supported GLSL Shaders Discontinued • 1.8—1.6.4
  • No modding required Support Forge
  • No modding required Older versions of Minecraft are supported
Optifine Installation Guide

Note

Your device must have Java installed to run the Forge and Optifine installers.

Quick Java Installation Guide
  1. Download Java

    Download the Java installer from the official website here.

  2. Open Installer

    Once you have downloaded the file, run it and click the Install button.

How to install DocteurDread's Shaders with Optifine?

  1. Download Optifine

    Get the latest version of Optifine for your Minecraft version.
    Download Optifine

  2. Install Optifine

    Run the Optifine installer and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation.

  3. Download DocteurDread's Shaders

    Go to the download section and get shaders zip file. Unzip the file if necessary, as some shader developers may bundle multiple shader versions in one zip file.

    Jump to Download Section

  4. Launch Minecraft

    Start the Minecraft launcher and make sure you have the Optifine profile selected.

  5. In-game Shaders menu

    Go to Options > Video Settings > Shaders to access the shaders menu.

  6. Open shaderpacks folder

    Click on the "Shaders Folder" button to open the folder where shaders are stored, so you can add or remove shaders as desired.

  7. Install DocteurDread's Shaders

    Copy or move the downloaded DocteurDread's shaders zip file into the shaderpacks folder.

  8. Select DocteurDread's Shaders

    Choose DocteurDread's shader pack from the list of available shaders in the options menu.


How to install DocteurDread's Shaders with Forge and Optifine?

Quick Installation Guide
  1. Install Forge

    Obtain the latest version of Forge that is compatible with your Minecraft version.
    Download Minecraft Forge

  2. Launch Minecraft

    Start the Minecraft launcher and select the version of Minecraft you want to install Forge on. Run the game once by clicking on the "Play" button to create necessary files for Forge.

  3. Install Forge Client

    Double-click on the Forge installer jar file and choose "Install Client" in the window that appears.

  4. Install Optifine

    Download the Optifine jar file after Forge is installed. Move the Optifine jar file to the mods folder in the .minecraft directory.
    Download Optifine

  5. Launch Forge Profile

    Launch Minecraft using the "Forge" profile, Optifine will be automatically loaded along with Forge.

  6. Install Chocapic13's Shaders

    Now the installation is the same as from the above Optifine instructions, just follow the steps starting from step 5.

GLSL Installation Guide

Warning

Using this Shader loader is only recommended if you are playing on very old versions of Minecraft, such as 1.6.4 or 1.7.10. For the latest versions of Minecraft, please use Optifine or Iris shaders for better performance and support for the latest features.

How to install DocteurDread's Shaders with GLSL Shaders Mod?

  1. Install Forge

    Download the latest version of Forge that is compatible with your Minecraft version.
    Download Minecraft Forge

  2. Launch Minecraft

    Start the Minecraft launcher and select the version of Minecraft you want to install Forge on. Run the game once by clicking on the "Play" button to create the necessary files for Forge.

  3. Install Forge Client

    Double-click on the Forge installer jar file and choose "Install Client" in the window that appears.

  4. Install GLSL Shaders Mod

    Download the GLSL jar file after Forge is installed. Move the GLSL jar file to the mods folder in the .minecraft directory.
    Download GLSL Shaders

  5. Launch Forge Profile

    Launch Minecraft using the "Forge" profile, and GLSL Shaders will be automatically loaded along with Forge.

  6. In-game Shaders menu

    Go to Options > Shaders to access the shaders menu.

  7. Open shaderpacks folder

    Click on the "Open shaderpacks folder" button to open the folder where shaders are stored.

  8. Install DocteurDread's Shaders

    Copy or move the downloaded shaders zip file into the shaderpacks folder.

  9. Select DocteurDread's Shaders

    Choose DocteurDread's shader pack from the list of available shaders in the options menu.

📥 DocteurDread's Shaders — Download

Something You Should Know

  • Our links are only from the official developer, so you can be sure they are secure.
  • No modifications or edits are made to the files.
  • 👨‍💻 docteurdread is the creator of DocteurDread's Shaders

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