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Life Nexus Shaders 1.20, 1.19.4 → 1.18.2

Developer👤knewtonwako
Style🔅Semi-Realistic
Support GPUs
Loaders
Performance ImpactMedium
Settings27
Features Waving Lava+31
CreatedFeb 19, 2015
UpdatedFeb 19, 2016
Stats
  • 4.2 (40)

  • ❤️ 7
  • 118.5K

The Life Nexus Shaders mod is a not-quite-original work by knewtonwako, who took a great deal of inspiration from Cybox when coming up with the base shaders that the rest of the mod relies upon to function. That doesn’t mean this is just a copy of Cybox’s shader pack, not hardly. But the fact that some aspects of Life Nexus Shaders have come from other mods is still worth mentioning if only to credit the original content creators. Werrus is responsible for the water and rain lens, Stazza85’s motion blur effect is included, and AirLoocke42’s bloom effects are also found here.

By borrowing so many elements from so many different shader packs, the Life Nexus Shaders mod can’t help but look like a bit of plagiarism. However, it seems that all the borrowed content was willingly lent by its original creators, which means this is a unique work, at least in part. Life Nexus Shaders also borrows from Chocapic13’s Shaders, but since so many shader mods do that, it’s negligible. If you want to know how this shader pack works, you’ll have to look at all the individual parts that were brought together and combined to make it.

Requirements for the Life Nexus Shaders Packs are somewhat high compared to other shaders, even when compared to those shader mods used in bits and pieces to create Life Nexus Shaders in the first place. Perhaps everything was tied together with sloppy code that leaves room for lag and errors, or maybe the visual effects are just that much better. However, they don’t appear to be – you’ll recognize a lot of visuals here if you’ve used any of the previously mentioned shader packs on this review in the past.

At the end of the day, the Life Nexus Shaders is a great-looking shader pack for Minecraft, even if it borrows much of its content from other unique works. It has some of the best lens flares and bloom effects in any shader pack, and to the credit of the author, he’s also working on a new pack that borrows nothing from anyone. It’s a big endeavor to build a new shader pack like that from the ground up, but maybe someday, knewtonwako will be known for that original work rather than this mishmash of borrowed content combined into one package.

Life Nexus compatible versions:
  • 1.20
  • 1.19.4
  • 1.19.3
  • 1.19.2
  • 1.19.1
  • 1.19
  • 1.18.2
  • 1.18.1
  • 1.18
  • 1.17.1
  • 1.17
  • 1.16.5
  • 1.16.4
  • 1.16.3
  • 1.16.2
  • 1.16.1
  • 1.16
  • 1.15.2
  • 1.15.1
  • 1.15
  • 1.14.4
  • 1.14.3
  • 1.14.2
  • 1.14.1
  • 1.14
  • 1.13.2
  • 1.13.1
  • 1.13
  • 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

Life Nexus Shaders — Versions

Features

Over 31 new features are available in Life Nexus Shaders to enhance your gaming experience.

📊 Performance Impacts

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

How To Install Life Nexus 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 Life Nexus 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 Life Nexus 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 Life Nexus Shaders

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

  8. Select Life Nexus Shaders

    Choose Life Nexus shader pack from the list of available shaders in the options menu.


How to install Life Nexus 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 Life Nexus 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 Life Nexus Shaders

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

  9. Select Life Nexus Shaders

    Choose Life Nexus shader pack from the list of available shaders in the options menu.

📥 Life Nexus 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.
  • 👨‍💻 knewtonwako is the creator of Life Nexus Shaders

🔄 Update Logs

v9 Dev 1
  • Added fringe dof
  • Added Nether and End shaders
  • Added dirt lens
  • Redid the clouds
  • Added clouds to water reflection
  • New tonemap
  • New lensflare(disabled)
  • Added Color Grading
  • Fixed water Caustics
  • Added a shadow mpa bias
  • Changed sky gradient to Chocapic13’s

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Comments (6)

I like how someone has taken up for me and used my name knewtonwako. Yes I have in the past used code from other shaderpacks but it was heavily recoded. And yes the end results render the same look but it’s not the same code. A lot of my inspiration has came from airlooke whom I had worked along side for years. After my next release which will be released on my website will be entirely my own code. Nothing more.

I dont know who left this post. But thats bullshit saying i based this off of Cybox. I created my shaderpack off my own ideas. Cybox used some of those. My shaderpack is my own code and my own work. Take this down or shits going to get bad

On the other hand, you may use those alternatives to trade the entire look of the Minecraft global. The arrival will completely rely on how the consumer can customize his p.c. Its main feature and function is to improve graphics. It makes the entire game more realistic and beautiful. Softer light, more realistic shadows and better looking water are just some of the many things that you will get.