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UShader Shaders 1.19.4 → 1.18.2

UShader is a stunning shaderpack inspired by SEUS v10.1, offering impressive visuals and unique effects.

DeveloperπŸ‘€RRe36
StyleπŸ”…Semi-Realistic
Support GPUs
Loaders
Performance ImpactHigh
Settings206
Presets πŸ› οΈ Performance+2
Features Water Waves+40
CreatedFeb 21, 2020
UpdatedJan 2, 2023
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The UShader pack was a private project for a long time. Based on SEUS v10, UShader is like a special set of updates to the original shader pack, a few optimizations, boosts, and other extra additions. The feature list, like dynamic shadows, wind, and blur effects, is standard for many shader packs. They’re the same features that are in SEUS, too, though they are sharper, brighter, and bolder in UShader. This updated pack runs better than the original, giving better performance along with better visuals. It’s a direct upgrade really. The only issue is since the last update was back in 2020, there will be compatibility issues for this shader pack.

UShader Shaders has some of the best-looking twilight backdrops in a Minecraft shader pack. There are vibrant purples that would never appear in the base game, shades of grey rather than just bright or dark black, and improved liquids like water and lava. The flow for both looks more natural, and lava, already used as a light source, really pops with the lighting upgrades. It’s brighter than ever. Besides the age of the shader pack, those fog effects won’t be for everyone. SEUS v10 never contained volumetric fog or clouds, so they look a little out of place for anyone used to the base pack. On very foggy days, it’s almost impossible to see more than a chunk or two away, even at great heights where fog should settle and allow better sight.

UShader 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

Features

Over 40 new features are available in UShader Shaders to enhance your gaming experience.

πŸ“Š Performance Impacts

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

There are 3 profiles pre-built into UShader Shaders to adjust the level of intensity of these effects.

Profiles

Performance

Default

Quality

Target Resolution
33%33%100%
Cloud Shadows
βŒβœ…βœ…
Enabled
βŒβœ…βœ…
Volumetric Smoke
βŒβœ…βœ…
Volumetric Fog
βŒβœ…βœ…
TAAU Ratio
50%50%75%
RTAO
βŒβœ…βœ…
Shadowmap Resolution
102420484096
Variable Penumbra Shadows
βŒβŒβœ…
Water Volume
βŒβŒβœ…

How To Install UShader Shaders

Supported Optifine Recommend β€’ 1.19.1β€”1.8.8
  • Support Forge / Vanilla
  • Extra features
  • Good performance
Supported Iris Recommend β€’ 1.19.1β€”1.16.2
  • Support Fabric / Quilt
  • Better performance, depend on your hardware
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 UShader 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 UShader 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 UShader Shaders

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

  8. Select UShader Shaders

    Choose UShader shader pack from the list of available shaders in the options menu.


How to install UShader 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 UShader 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 UShader Shaders

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

  8. Select UShader 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.

Requirements

  • Optifine for 1.16 or newer
  • Alternatively, Iris 1.5.0 or newer
  • GTX 1050/RX 560 or similar/better (has to support OpenGL 4.0); something faster is generally recommended though.
  • Windows/Linux
  • Intel HD 5000 Graphics and older are NOT supported!

πŸ“₯ UShader Shaders β€” 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.
  • πŸ‘¨β€πŸ’» RRe36 is the creator of UShader Shaders

πŸ”„ Update Logs

v2.0
  • Overhauled general color palette and visual style
  • Overhauled skybox rendering
    • Updated atmosphere simulation
    • Adjusted various atmosphere parameters
    • Updated skybox horizon rendering (similar to Kappa v5.0’s approach)
    • Updated cloud lighting
    • Overhauled cirrus clouds
    • Adjusted volumetric clouds
    • Added temporal upscaling for clouds (at 33% target resolution by default)
    • Various internal skybox rendering and calculation improvements
  • Overhauled water rendering
    • Volumetric water is now disabled by default
  • Vastly improved reflections and rough reflections support
  • Improved rain wetness puddles
    • No longer appear in dry biomes
  • Switched to Rec2020 color space for internal rendering
  • Added screen-space ray-traced ambient occlusion (RTAO)
    • Includes subtle bounced lighting from sunlight and emitters
    • Includes directional skylight based on the current skybox (including clouds)
    • Includes temporal accumulation and denoising
  • Added temporal upscaling (TAAU)
    • At 50% by default
    • 25% and 75% may lead to visual issues with certain nVidia drivers and graphics cards
  • Overhauled post-processing
    • Updated tone mapper to accommodate the new visual style and wider colour space
    • Vastly improved lens effects (bloom, depth of field, lens flares etc.)
  • Overhauled dimension visuals
    • The EndΒ now features completely new visuals
  • Overhauled temporal anti-aliasing
  • Exposed various new settings to accommodate for new and/or changed features
  • Full internal overhaul, including various bug fixes and performance optimizations
v1.1
  • Added setting for output dither bit-depth
  • Added caustics
  • Improved fog upscaling
  • Improved normals precision (helps a lot with water)
  • Added support for normal maps
  • Settings for blocklight colors
  • Fixed potential motion blur visual glitches
  • Adjusted exposure behavior
v1.0
  • Initial public release.

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