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Wisdom Shaders 1.19.4 → 1.18.2

High-performance Minecraft shaders with quality visuals in one pack.

Support GPUs
Performance ImpactMedium
Presets πŸ› οΈ Lite+4
Features Volumetric Light+39
CreatedJul 4, 2016
UpdatedJul 30, 2019
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Get impressive graphics for your low-end and high-end devices with Wisdom Shaders! See the world of Minecraft in a more realistic yet vibrant light! Experiment with the filter options and have fun making beautiful videos and playthroughs. Created by username Bobcao3, the pack aims to provide beautiful graphics while maintaining the highest performance possible. The creator of the pack optimized the Shader to run on integrated Intel Graphics cards and made it compatible with Mac, Windows, and Linux.

What the Wisdom Shaders Pack is About

Bobcao3’s Wisdom Shader Pack features stunning graphics that stimulate slightly faded-out realistic lighting and effects, making your Minecraft look like it came out from a movie. Despite the high-end graphics, the creator did not sacrifice the performance. Users can freely tone down or up the setting as they prefer.

Quality PBR Shading

The pack uses PBR (Physics-based rendering) for water, metal, glass, and other shiny objects to simulate real-life light reflection and refraction. It also automatically converts specular packs to PBR packs, so everything looks nice and even.

Super Optimized

The creator of the pack did not compromise between performance and graphics and instead created a very optimized pack for low-end and high-end devices. This makes the pack scale well with Intel HD Graphics and supports high-end Nvidia and AMD cards.

After Effect Options

The Wisdom Shaders also has a selection of After Effects Filters like a Black & White filter, Modern Light Tone, Noise and Grain Filter, Prime Rendering Filter, 8-Bit Filter, and so much more. This makes the pack very customizable. You can also experiment with the pack’s exposure adjustment option for video recording and taking beautiful screenshots.

Advanced Shader Effects

On top of all of its features are the series of advanced Shader effects added to the pack, including volumetric lighting, atmospheric scattering fog, realistic natural boom, emissive mapping support, and more.

Should You Use It?

The default setting of the Wisdom Shader is set on a High profile and is very heavy on the system. However, it does boast one of the nicest graphics and visuals, making it on par with the most popular Shader packs like the SUES. You will definitely enjoy this pack if you have a high-end PC or laptop. If you have a unit with low or medium specs. Then you might want to tone down the visuals to make the game playable.

Wisdom 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


Over 39 new features are available in Wisdom Shaders to enhance your gaming experience.

πŸ“Š Performance Impacts

  • None
    No performance decreases
  • Small
  • Medium
  • High
  • Extreme

There are 5 profiles pre-built into Wisdom Shaders to adjust the level of intensity of these effects.







Vanilla Edge Occlusion
Average Exposure
Cloud Shadow
Crepuscular Rays
Directional Blocklight
Dirty Lens
Depth of Field
High Quality Crepuscular
High Quality AO
HQ Volumetric Clouds
IBL reflections
IBL Screen Space Reflections
Motion Blur
Natural Wave Generator
Normal Mapping
Parallax Occlusion Mapping
Rain Drops on Camera
Shadow Filter
Shadow Distance
Shadow Map Resolution
SSEDAA (Anti-aliasing)
Reflection Steps
Variance Shadow Maps
Volumetric Clouds
Water Caustics
Water Parallax
Water Refraction
Waving Foilage
Waving Shadow
Wisdom Ambient Occlusion (AO)

How To Install Wisdom 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


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 Wisdom 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 Wisdom 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 Wisdom Shaders

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

  8. Select Wisdom Shaders

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

How to install Wisdom 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


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 Wisdom 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.


    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.


    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 Wisdom Shaders

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

  8. Select Wisdom 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.


    When the shader pack is selected, its name will be changed to yellow.



  • Minecraft 1.7.10 or higher
  • Does not compatible with ShadersModCore, use Optifine instead
  • Minecraft 1.7.10: Optifine HD_U_D7 or higher
  • Minecraft 1.8.X : Optifine HD_U_H6 or higher
  • Minecraft 1.9.X: Optifine HD_U_D7 or higher
  • Minecraft 1.10.X: Optifine HD_U_D3 or higher
  • Minecraft 1.11.X or higher: Any version of Optifine


  • At least 4GB of memory is recommended
  • Intel i5 / Ryzen R3 or better is recommended
  • For laptop: Intel i7 or better is recommended
  • Intel UHD 620 or better
  • Nvidia GTX 1050 or better is recommended
  • AMD RX 470 or better

πŸ“₯ Wisdom 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’» Bobcao3 is the creator of Wisdom Shaders

πŸ”„ Update Logs

v4.0 Alpha
  • Tons of tweaks
  • Wisdom 4.0 is coming into shape.
  • The very first alpha testing version is uploaded.
  • Remember to turn off the WAO_Debug option simply because this is a test version, and it doesn’t have configured shaders options.
V3.2 Build 3232
  • Same as Build 3231, but now supports newer Minecraft versions.
V3.2 Build 3231
  • This version backported some V4 features, so there are no more white dots caused by lightmap normals, and there tweaked the color.
V3.2 Build 3230

Major update:

  • Volumetric clouds
  • Better color&tone
  • Average exposure
  • Bug fixes
  • Exposure/gamma adjustment

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