Shaders Mod 1.18.2/1.17.1/1.16.5/1.12.2/1.11.2/1.7.10

Shaders Mod 1.18.2/1.17.1/1.16.5/1.12.2/1.11.2/1.7.10

Are you tired of the same, pixelated graphic effects and looking to shake things up? Shaders Mod 1.18.2 adds tons of aesthetic features to your traditional Minecraft experience, adding detail to things players often look over. When was the last time you stopped what you were doing to take a look at a tree? With GLSL Shaders Mod, you may find yourself taking notice at natural aspects in the game that would otherwise be overlooked. When Minecraft was first established, many players connected with the simple, pixelated graphics and found them to be simple and nostalgic. Now that the game has been around for awhile, even diehard fans are finding themselves looking for a way to renovate their overall experience. While many mods change the way the game is played, Shaders Mod is sure to change the way you look at the game.



Unlike other shaders for Minecraft, Shaders Mod contains a plethora of shaderpacks put together, ensuring the player will find a redesign of a familiar object every time they boot the game up. Using the cooperation of several mod developers, Shaders Mod provides graphical changes to shadows, weather, light, and map drawing. While those aspects seem simple enough, they attribute to the majority of the visual atmosphere to the game. Stormy weather will feel darker and more ominous, sunlight will feel brighter and more calming, and sunsets will look more magnificent than before.


Because Shaders Mod is a huge overhaul to the visual components in the game, it requires a powerful processor to work its magic. If you are considering adding this mod to your to-do list, you may want to inspect your CPU as well as GPU. Even for those with a strong processing unit and crisp graphic cards, it should be noted that shaders often slow down the game’s rendering process. Lag will most likely be experienced especially when loading new chunks. Once the chunks are fully loaded, however, players may find their framerate returning back to normal. While most mods simply require file being moved to a folder, Shaders Mod is far more demanding. Many of the shaders used require specific graphic cards as well as processors than can handle the overhaul. On top of that, Forge is required for most versions of this mod.


Another factor that separates Shaders Mod from traditional shaders is in the title: Shaders Mod. With this mod, several shaderpacks are added from numerous contributors. Because of this, a player has an incredible amount of customization when it comes to decided how their world should look. While many of the shaders added require a specific set of hardware, some of the shaders are a bit friendlier. Some shaders are available for OSX, Intel graphics cards, OptiFine, Minecraft builds that do not use Forge, computers with low graphics capabilities, and older versions of Minecraft. If anything is to be taken from this mod, keep in mind that it allows for a hands-on approach towards choosing which shaders are used.

Shaders Mod for Minecraft Changelogs

v2.4.12 – Minecraft 1.8

  • Fixed compatibility with Forge 1486
  • Improved installer a little. Allow installation even if Minecraft 1.8 jar has not been downloaded.

How to install Shaders Mod?

for Non-Forge version

  1. The first step is to download the installer!
  2. Before opening the installer make sure you have closed Minecraft and Minecraft Launcher!
  3. Now select the version of the profile and click “OK”.
  4. Now open Minecraft Launcher and select the profile that you have selected in the installer.
  5. That was all!

for Forge version

  1. The first step is to download and install the Minecraft Forge API!
  2. Now go to:
    • Windows => %appdata%\.minecraft
    • Mac OS X => ~/Library/Application Support/minecraft
    • Linux => ~/.minecraft
  3. Search for the “mods” folder.
  4. Copy ShadersMod-v2.4.12mc1.XX.jar in the mods folder.
  5. Open Minecraft Launcher and select Forge profile to be used in the game.
  6. That was all!

Info: We recommend using Optifine mod, this mod will give you extra performance and has recently introduced support for shaders.

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This doesn’t work, please fix it as it looks fantabulous!

Tobias Rogers

download link redirects me to optifine


Does this work for the windows 10 edition? or only java? (ps my windows 10 mc is 1.14.60 version, apparently not on the list)


Is this only for the Java edition of the game? I have the microsoft store edition and I can’t get a working shader…It either shows everything without change, or every block transparent…


I can’t download this because it takes me to optifine, but what’s the point in downloading forge, if it’s required for this, and it takes you to optifine, that ISNT COMPATIBLE?


the download links are broken, they go up to only 1.11.2


when i copied the shaders mod to my mods file and tried to launch the game it crashed and when i removed the mod it works can someone please help


it takes me to the optifine page! fix this!


Since I downloaded ASM 5.2 for Minecraft 1.12.2, Minecraft won’t even laugh, it give me an error. This happen when I have Optifine installed. How do I uninstall ASM 5.2 for Minecraft 1.12.2 ??


The link to 1.12.1 just sends me to the Optifine page. Also, ASM is not compatible with Forge or Optifine in this version, and I think that is something you should specify on this page.


The download link leads to optifine hd!


I put the shadersmod in my mod folder and when i opened minecraft it crashes


I don’t now how install :(


Don’t download the installer version, it’s packed with malware.

Emil TxEvis

So Here is my problem.
I install the mod for the forge version
Search for the “mods” folder.
Copy ShadersMod-v2.4.12mc1.8.jar in mods folder.
Open Minecraft Launcher and select Forge profile to be used in the game.
I open the game, and when it comes to initializing, it crashes.
If i Remove the shaders mod for the “Mod” Folder it works.


Is it actually compatible w/ Forge 1.12.1?


I installed the mod. Installed some shaders. But when I start mining a block the game just crashes. I’m currently using 1.12 and I also tried mining with the shaders off, also crashes my game. I have 8GB RAM, Nvidia GTX 645. And an Intel i5 4400. If anyone knows how to fix this I would really appreciate that.


this thing sucks, It doesn’t work at all, the “shaders version” it installs is literally a reskin of VANILLA minecraft! this mod sucks and I would not recommend it!


Is it possible to use this with Minecraft 1.12.1?


they work and not all items are meant to be edited, and you little shit learn to spell

Tom Jon

For some reason, I can’t start up the 1.12 Forge version of Minecraft + this shader mod at the same time. It gives me this error report:
The game crashed whilst initializing game
The game crashed whilst initializing game
Error: java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: can’t bake vanilla models to the format that doesn’t fit into the default one: format: 9 elements: 3,Position,Float 4,Vertex Color,Unsigned Byte 2,UV,Float 2,Padding,Short 3,Normal,Byte 1,Padding,Byte 2,Padding,Float 4,Padding,Short 4,Padding,Short
What does this mean and what can I do about it?


You could try the shaders in Minecraft and see what they look like with default FOV Also, screenshots would be nice.


Hello! Is it possible to use older shaders like SEUS RC5/6 in newer versions? And is it possible to install shaders on versions of minecraft such as 1.3.2 and older?

Luke Peterson

When I run the launcher, there is nothing in the “select base version” box, please email me for a solution


I wonder when we get Optifine for 1.12 :o


What if I bought Minecraft and there’s no mods folder?


The optifine 1.11.2 wont work as there is no shaders button next to language


i did download the minecraft shaders mod yay its very nice and cool and awesome


1.10 is part of optifine HD. go download that instead.

i need help

what do you mean by never mind? i cant find it plz help!




Hi I have had this for a few weeks and I’ve had this problem with the upper right side of my screen. It’s almost as if the shine they add to some blocks is messing up. If anyone else has the same problem / knows how to fix it please let me know.

PS I have a mac


How do i get the download installer button for the non forge version cuz once i downloaded the forge thing it disapeared.


Where’s the installer download link? ;-;

Nguyễn Quang Phú (Yosemite15)

Facts: Where 1.9 link to continue to SEUS?


i have downloaded shaders for 1.10.2 for mac, but everything that happens, is that the most mobs loose their texture and the “shaders” button in the settings (near video settings) appears (i am using sphaxBDcraft for 1.10 128pxl. texture pack also).


There is an incompatibility of the shaders with Optifine & maybe Java that says that Optifine has inside a “shader mod” but I tried to use any shaderpack and MC crashed. On my portable pc works ok MC without problem and the problem that I’m having is on the tower which has Windows 7 (that also I had to figure out how to install again Java V7).

I reinstalled Minecraft again on the tower pc without results.



Hi guys.
Your work is awesome, but are you aware that we now can install Minecraft elsewhere than the original \roaming\.minecraft directory ?
Because your .jar only want to act on the old directory and then i can NOT use it.


It did not work like all the other times I tried to get it from other MC mod sites. It just crashes when I try play MC. Please tell me why this is happening, I would appreciate it very much.


I wasn’t aware India was an entire planet..


open the jar file stupid


Where is the download? Why do they make it so complicated to download anything and have a mass of download links going everywhere but the link we need?


Why no 1.10 1.9 and other versions they promised?


Shaders was merged with Optifine, so go check that mod instead of complaining here. MAKE SURE YOU READ PROPERLY NEXT TIME!!


Where is the installer??? -_-


o meu aparece uma mensagem quando vou ativar o shaders, fala que tenho que mudar para o ”fast render”? onde seria isso?

Question Girl


Question Girl

Guys, how do you copy ShadersMod-v2.4.12mc1.8.jar to your mods folder?

The Techy guy who figures it out first

iZeah__, As long as optifine is installed in “Crazycraft,” yes.


is it possible to get the shaders in Crazy Craft 3.0?
if so how do u do it?




I have no idea what does it mean



“Download Links for Shaders Mod
for Minecraft 1.8.9/1.9.2/1.9.3/1.9.4/1.10/1.10.2

sp614x has merged ShadersMod’s feature into OptiFine. Available at OptiFine.”

help pls

its like no one has 1.10 and were is de installer


how do you get this to work???


None of these versions work for me! I tried everything! :(


i have a problem every time i set it all up i run minecraft it does all the forge stuff at the start but it just gives me a crash report?

Dakoda Weldon

Yeah where?


How can i get this to work with OptiFine 1.8 so i can use regular sharers.


When is it possible to use the ShadersMod on 1.9 Snapshot?