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Naelego’s Cel Shaders 1.20, 1.19.4 → 1.18.2

Developer👤Naelego
Style🎨Cartoon
Support GPUs
Loaders
Performance ImpactMedium
Features Customization+2
CreatedMar 9, 2013
UpdatedAug 23, 2013
Stats
  • 3.23 (22)

  • ❤️ 5
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Cel Shading is a great way to give games amazing, cartoony graphics without putting a huge strain on the system used to play those games. It was used to great effect in Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker back on the Gamecube, and since then, it has kept popping up in games all over the place. Naelego’s Cel Shaders pack brings that same art style into Minecraft, which means lots of bold colors, solid black outlines around characters and objects, and a Minecraft, which somehow, someway, ends up looking even more cartoony than usual. You will need the Iris, Optifine, or Shaders Mod from Karyonix to make it work.

Right away, you’ll notice those brighter, bolder colors that were mentioned earlier. Even the shadows cast by objects will seem strangely bright and more colorful than the simple blackness you’re probably used to seeing in most shader mods. Because it was released back in mid-2013, Naelego’s Cel Shaders pack works with older versions of Minecraft from around that time. However, it doesn’t work with the latest version of the game, thanks mostly to a lack of updates to keep it functional. This means you can probably forget about it if you’re using 1.9 and love the combat update.

The cool thing about cel-shading, which was also previously mentioned, is that it allows for some exquisite and crisp graphics, but it doesn’t demand the kind of GPU resources you would expect. That doesn’t mean you can use this particular shader with onboard integrated motherboard graphics, at least not if you want the game to look good. Low-end graphics cards will do the job here just fine though, so if you’re using something in the GT 300 series or slightly above or below that level, you should be able to render everything just fine.

Fans of the cel-shading art style will love Naelego’s Cel Shaders mod, but others may think it makes the game look too cartoony to be fun. Minecraft never was a very realistic game anyhow, what with the blocks of dirt and stone that float in the air with nothing under them, but the visuals matter a lot more to most players than the actual physics of the game. One point in favor of Naelego’s Cel Shaders mod is that it’s one of the best-looking cel-shaded packs for Minecraft 1.19.

Naelego’s Cel 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

Features

Over 2 new features are available in Naelego’s Cel Shaders to enhance your gaming experience.

📊 Performance Impacts

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

How To Install Naelego’s Cel Shaders

Supported Optifine Recommend • 1.19.1—1.8.8
  • Support Forge / Vanilla
  • Extra features
  • Good performance
Supported Iris Recommend • 1.19.1—1.16.2
  • Support Fabric / Quilt
  • Better performance, depend on your hardware
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 Naelego’s Cel 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 Naelego’s Cel 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 Naelego’s Cel Shaders

    Copy or move the downloaded Naelego’s Cel shaders zip file into the shaderpacks folder.

  8. Select Naelego’s Cel Shaders

    Choose Naelego’s Cel shader pack from the list of available shaders in the options menu.


How to install Naelego’s Cel 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.

Iris Installation Guide

Note

Your device must have Java installed to run the Iris installer.

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 Naelego’s Cel Shaders with Iris?

  1. Download Iris Shaders

    Find the latest version of the Iris Shaders installer and download it.
    Download Iris Installer

  2. Install Iris Shaders

    Open the downloaded jar file, and choose the preferred game version and installation type.

    ⯈ Iris Install:
    If you don't plan on using any other mods with Iris, choose this option.

    ⯈ Fabric Install:
    Choose this option if you want to use Iris with Fabric and other mods. The Iris jar files will be copied to the mods folder within the .minecraft directory.

  3. Start Installation

    After selecting the game version and installation type, click the "Install" button to start the installation process.

  4. Launch Minecraft

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

    Note

    Select the Fabric profile if you opt for the Fabric installation type.
  5. In-game Shader Menu

    Open the Minecraft game and go to Options > Video Settings > Shader Packs to access the shaders menu.

    Tip

    To simplify the process, simply drag and drop the shader ZIP file directly into the Minecraft window, bypassing the next two steps.
  6. Open shaderpacks folder

    Click on the "Open Shader Pack Folder" button to access the folder where shaders are stored.

  7. Install Naelego’s Cel Shaders

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

  8. Select Naelego’s Cel Shaders

    Choose installed shader pack from the list of available shaders in the options menu and click the "Apply" or "Done" button to select it.

    Tip

    When the shader pack is selected, its name will be changed to yellow.
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 Naelego’s Cel 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 Naelego’s Cel Shaders

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

  9. Select Naelego’s Cel Shaders

    Choose Naelego’s Cel shader pack from the list of available shaders in the options menu.

Known Bugs

  • Outline issues with some blocks (rendered improperly)
  • Some things that receive outlines should not (multiplayer nametags)
  • Biome colors are messed up (AO quantization side-effect)
  • Some of these are due in part to the limitations of the deferred renderer. I will hopefully talk to Karyonix and try to sort these issues out.

📥 Naelego’s Cel 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.
  • 👨‍💻 Naelego is the creator of Naelego’s Cel Shaders

🔄 Update Logs

v1.0.4
  • Fixed horizon line issues.
v1.0.3
  • Fixed thick lines on walls/horizon.
  • Cleaned up outlines.
v1.0.2
  • Fixed outlines around celestial bodies.
  • Small performance improvement.

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Comments (6)

Funny how your link from the main page lists it as 1.11.2 etc, etc, but when you get to the description it explains it’s from 2013 and hasn’t been updated since. Clickbait