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Sildur's Shaders 1.19.4 → 1.18.2

Bring new level of graphics to Minecraft Java Edition with stunning visual effects.

Developer👤SildurFX
Style🌅Realistic
Support GPUs
Loaders
Performance ImpactLow
Settings103
Features Volumetric Light+41
CreatedNov 4, 2021
UpdatedDec 29, 2022
Stats
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  • ❤️ 4458
  • 8.2M

Sildur’s Shaders is a shaders pack that focuses on options. Many shaders packs out there have some heavy limitations, such as only working for Microsoft operating systems or only functioning on higher-end computers. This shaders pack functions on most operating systems, and it comes equipped with many various editions that are sure to cater to whatever kind of operating system, Minecraft build, or processing specs the player may have. There are a few types of shaders, each with subtypes within them. For example, there is a set called Vibrant shaders which add a graphical overhaul to the game’s aesthetic. The Vibrant shaders have Lite, Medium, High, High-MotionBlur, and Extreme versions. And those options are only considering the Vibrant shaders. There are also Basic shaders as well as Light shaders. If you are someone who has been interested in the idea of shaders but have felt limited due to your operating system or processing capabilities, Slidur’s Shaders are a great way to get your feet wet.

Moving on to the actual shaders themselves, this shaders pack adds tons of graphic changes to the game, ranging from simple features to more elaborate ones. For starters, this pack adds dynamic lighting and shadows. Light seems to be a binary function in vanilla Minecraft: either it’s there or not. Sure, brightness and color are something that continues to improve in the game, but none of them seem to really explore the capabilities that lighting can have in Minecraft. This mod truly dives into the different effects that something as simple as light can have, morphing a bland torchlight to a cozy luminescence. Sunlight is another aspect that this mod gives justice to. At high noon, the sun is bright and invigorating. A subtle touch of lends flare also seems to be added, giving the game more of a cinematic feel. At the end of the day, the sunset looks more like an actual sunset, rather than the sky simply turning orange. The surrounding clouds have the same colors to them, and there is a clear transition from the blue of the sky to the orange of the sunset.

Water is another aspect this shaders pack plays with. These shaders transition the traditional look of water to a more mysterious and beautiful one, much like actual bodies of water have. A simple pond in the game may look like a crystal-watering hole, and a large ocean may feel like an unknown abyss of wonder and terror. The last major update to vanilla added tons of features to the underwater aspect of Minecraft, and this shaders pack complements those additions quite nicely.

Lastly, certain effects can be disabled or enabled. While these shaders add incredible detail to the natural effects of the game, it is sometimes best for the framerate to disable certain effects. Because Slidurs’ Shaders integrate the many different builds of software and hardware that players have, this feature compliments the great level of accessibility this shaders pack has to offer.

Sildur's compatible versions:
  • 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

Sildur’s Vibrant — Screnshoots

Sildur’s Enhanced Default — Screnshoots

Sildur’s Fabulous — Screnshoots

Features

Over 41 new features are available in Sildur's Shaders to enhance your gaming experience.

📊 Performance Impacts

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

Comparison

Our comparison tool makes it easy to compare Sildur's Shaders with Minecraft vanilla and other shader packs.

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How To Install Sildur's 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 Vanilla Optional • 1.19—1.16
  • No modding required
  • Very limited shader features
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 Sildur'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 Sildur'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 Sildur's Shaders

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

  8. Select Sildur's Shaders

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


How to install Sildur'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.

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 Sildur's 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 Sildur's Shaders

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

  8. Select Sildur's 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.
Vanilla Installation Guide
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Important

Sildur’s Vibrant Shaders

  • Vibrant shaders feature everything, from a depth of field to volumetric lighting.

Sildur’s Enhanced Default

  • Full support for default Minecraft, meaning things like night vision work fine!
  • Shadows, colored shadows, underwater shadows, reflections, cel-shading, color boost, cross-process(color filer), motion blur, depth of field, and distance blur.

Sildur’s Fabulous Shaders

  • This is a shader pack using the inbuild Mojang shader functions. It requires the fabulous shader option to be turned on.
Features
  • Antialiasing
  • Bloom
  • Cel shading
  • Depth of Field
  • Tone mapping
  • Bumpy and Blobs

Sildur’s Basic Shaders

  • Cross processing.
  • Motion Blur.
  • Depth of Field.
  • World Curvature (outdated).
  • Crazy Acid shaders (outdated).

📥 Sildur'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.
  • 👨‍💻 SildurFX is the creator of Sildur's Shaders

🔄 Update Logs

Latest

Vibrant Shaders v1.50

  • Supports MC 1.19.3
  • Added an ingame option to adjust the volumetric lighting strength/amount.
  • Rewrote Bloom and TAA rendering pipeline, improving performance and fixing various issues.
  • Fixed sharpness issues with bloom.
  • Improved TAA, sharper image, less flickering, and ghosting.
  • Weather rendering is a bit glitchy right now and requires a rendering pipeline rewrite, maybe in the next update.

Enhanced Default v1.15:

  • Supports MC 1.19.3
  • Improved TAA, significantly reduced flickering, and reduced ghosting.

Basic Shaders v2.1:

  • Supports MC 1.19.3
  • Improved TAA, significantly reduced flickering, and reduced ghosting.
  • Code and buffer optimizations, improving performance!

Fabulous Shaders v1.0:

  • Initial release features Antialiasing (FXAA), Bloom, depth of field, cel shading, and tone-mapping (colors).
  • It also supports Bumpy and Blobs from the old secret shader settings.

Comments (225)

I download the shaders but all of them looks so bad. There are parallel lines everywhere. I think there is a setting to fix it but idk. Help me to fix please. I use RTX and Ryzen 5 processor

The new version doesn’t appear to be working for me, is there a fix in the works, or something I can do to troubleshoot?

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