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GLSL Shaders Mod 1.20, 1.19.4 → 1.18.2

GLSL Shaders Mod enhances Minecraft graphics with advanced shader effects and customizability.

CreatedJan 1, 2023
UpdatedApr 19, 2023
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Are you tired of the same, pixelated graphic effects and looking to shake things up? GLSL Shaders Mod 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 look at a tree? With GLSL Shaders Mod, you may notice 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 a while, even diehard fans are looking for a way to renovate their overall experience. While many mods change how the game is played, Shaders Mod is sure to change how you look at the game.

Unlike other shaders for Minecraft, GLSL Shaders Mod contains a plethora of shaderpacks, 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 of the game. Stormy weather will feel darker and more ominous, sunlight will feel brighter and more calming, and sunsets will look more magnificent.

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 consider adding this mod to your to-do list, you may want to inspect your CPU and 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, players may find their framerate returning to normal. While most mods simply require files to be 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, players have incredible customization when deciding 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 to choosing which shaders are used.

GLSL Shaders 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

How To Install GLSL Shaders Mod

This guide will explain how to quickly download and install the GLSL Shaders Mod with Forge for Minecraft.

  1. Installing Minecraft Forge

    Download and install the latest Forge version for your Minecraft version.
    Download Forge

  2. Download GLSL Shaders Mod

    Go to the download section and get the mod jar file.
    Make sure to download a mod version that is compatible with the mod loader you have installed.

    Jump to Download Section

  3. Install GLSL Shaders Mod

    Place the downloaded GLSL Shaders mod jar file in your mods folder in the .minecraft directory.

  4. Launch Minecraft

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

  5. Successfully Installed

    The game should load normally, as well as all mods and dependencies.
    In the unlikely event of a crash, make sure you have the correct version of all mods installed and that all are compatible.
    You can also request help via the developer's official links or by leaving a comment on this page.

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Something You Should Know

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  • 👨‍💻 karyonix is the creator of GLSL Shaders Mod

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Comments (84)

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.

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!

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?

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?