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Triliton’s Shaders 1.20, 1.19.4 → 1.18.2

Changes watercolor, reflects, sun/moon flares, sky tonemapping and removes indoor fog.

Developer👤Triliton
Style🔮Fantasy
Support GPUs
Loaders
Performance ImpactHigh
Settings63
Features POM+28
CreatedApr 10, 2017
UpdatedMay 23, 2021
Stats
  • 4.02 (548)

  • ❤️ 37
  • 78.6K

Though the author has billed it as “a new Minecraft shader”, Triliton’s Shaders were out a very long time ago, so it’s not all that new anymore. That doesn’t detract from the quality of this shader pack, though. In fact, thanks to using Chocapic13’s Shaders as a foundation to build upon, this shader pack has an overall good, clean look to it. Work is underway to make it fully compatible with Minecraft 1.19 and other old versions, though you may still be able to use it if you don’t mind an occasional bug or glitch in your shaders.

Speaking of shaders, the lighting and shadow effects in Trilitons Shaders Mod are actually pretty solid. They’re so good that the minimum requirements to use this shader pack are somewhat high when compared to other shader packs. For instance, you’ll need at least a GPU with OpenGL 3.0 support and at least 512 MB of video memory. This isn’t exactly expensive or rare, and the odds are good that if you’re using a middle-range PC right now, you probably have a better card than the required minimum. But you cannot use Triliton’s Shaders if you rely on integrated HD graphics.

Triliton’s Shaders Pack seems more compatible with AMD cards than any other type, so if you’re using one of those, you already have a nice advantage. Cards from other brands may or may not be compatible with this shader mod, but the GTX Series from Nvidia will do the trick if you have nothing else. Again, these are the bare minimum requirements for any function, so you shouldn’t look at them like they’re set in stone. You’re going to want much better hardware if you want to get the best possible visuals from Triliton’s Shaders.

Triliton’s Shaders mod makes changes to several aspects of Minecraft, including watercolor and reflectivity, smoothened god rays, and a great new color filter that keeps obscenely bright or dark colors from showing up in places where they shouldn’t. Long-time Minecraft players will be happy to know this shader pack does away with indoor fog, which is a nuisance and laughable since fog doesn’t really tend to seep into buildings in the real world. With flares for both the sun and moon and new tonemapping, the sky is also better than usual. Overall, this shader pack is easy to recommend.

Triliton’s 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

Triliton’s Versions — Comparison

Features

Over 28 new features are available in Triliton’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 Triliton’s Shaders with Minecraft vanilla and other shader packs.

Vanilla Day
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Vanilla Noon
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Vanilla Sunset
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Vanilla Night
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Vanilla Water
Vanilla Water
Vanilla Underwater
Vanilla Underwater
Vanilla Rain
Vanilla Rain
Vanilla Light
Vanilla Light
Vanilla The Nether
Vanilla The Nether
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Vanilla

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How To Install Triliton’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 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 Triliton’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 Triliton’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 Triliton’s Shaders

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

  8. Select Triliton’s Shaders

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


How to install Triliton’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 Triliton’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 Triliton’s Shaders

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

  8. Select Triliton’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.
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 Triliton’s 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 Triliton’s Shaders

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

  9. Select Triliton’s Shaders

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

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

🔄 Update Logs

v6
  • Colored glass.
  • Dynamic water shadows.
  • Added forward rendering.
  • Increased FPS.
  • Fixed shadow bug.
  • Cleaner colors.
  • Better sunrise/sunset.
  • Improved water reflection.
  • Glare removed
  • Godrays disabled by default.
  • Vignette enabled again.

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