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Best Shaders Mods 2021

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Want to play Minecraft with better graphics? Know the best Shaders to download with this list! Know recommended free Shader mods for Minecraft 2021, graphics, details, and more!

Best Shader Mods

How To Change Game Textures

What Can You Do With Shaders?

Better Minecraft Graphics

Better Minecraft Graphics

Shader Mods are "mods" that you can use to configure the how Minecraft appears. It allows users to customize the graphics of the game, changing the color, and brightness. Some shaders also modify in-game objects such as water, clouds, and trees!

May Require Better Hardware

As these mods will configure how the game looks, expect them to require higher system requirements. This may also cause some problems with systems that have modest hardware. Do check for compatibility first before applying them!

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Requires The Optifine Mod

Requires the Optifine Mod

Optifine is an optimization mod that graphically overhauls the settings of Minecraft. It also supports the HD textures and effects, allowing modders to create their own graphical mods. All mods written below require Optifine to run smoothly.

How To Install Optifine & Shaders

Recommended Shader Mods

Not Arranged By Rank

The mods listed below are not listed by rank. Players can check each one out and see which one suits them best. Also, mods written below have been recently updated, making them highly compatible with recent patches.

List Of Best Shaders 2021

Click on the shader for more info

NameDescription
BSLex ShadersBSLex ShadersBSL Shaders combined with with LexShino shaders. Graphics are a bit pinkish, giving the environent a "dream-like" appearance.
Chocapic13Chocapic13 ShadersChocapic13' Shaders is something you'd want if you want to push your Minecraft to its limits. It has several shaders available for different system configurations.
Beyond Belief ShadersBeyond BeliefBeyond Belief is a classic shader mod remade to work with modern Minecraft. Unfortunately, the mod has system limitations that prevent it from running on some systems.
Complementary ShadersComplementary ShadersComplimentary Shaders is a shader mod based on widely known BSL Shaders, just with more optimization. Includes a resource pack.
Vanilla Plus ShadersVanilla Plus ShadersA mod that retains the classic look of Minecraft without introducing drastic changes. Has better clouds and shadows than the vanilla version.
Oceano ShadersOceano ShadersChanges the blocks to a lighter and warmer color, reminiscent of being in the tropics. Great for building your own tropical paradise.
Kappa ShaderKappa ShaderIntroduce fancy fog effects, lighting, and dynamic shadows into your Minecraft. This shader mod makes Minecraft a bit realistic on the eyes.
Voyager ShaderVoyager ShaderAnother realistic shader mod. Voyager retains cold colors but adds realistic shadows and lighting.
SEUS RenewedSEUS-RenewedA long time project, SEUS brings realistic lighting to Minecraft. Very optimized and easy to run.
BSL Shader
BSL Shader
A base shaderpack that also introduces optimization features to Minecraft. You can customize the appearance of Minecraft to have a more realistic and more detailed adventure.

BSLex Shader

Video from LexBoost

Compatible MinecraftMinecraft Java
Latest Version1.16.5
Required ModsOptiFine

BSL Shader, But With More Options

BSL Shader is already great mod but when combined with LexShino Shaders, you get a more customizable mod.

BSLex Shaders - Shader Overview

Chocapic13' Shader

Video from JustDIAMONDS

Compatible MinecraftMinecraft Java
Latest Version1.16.3
Required ModsOptiFine

Has Ultra & Extreme Presets

Chocapic13' Shader is a shader mod that can push your system. Fortunately, the mod is available in 4 different settings, allowing users with modest hardware to run this shader.

Beyond Belief

Video from AJ B

Compatible MinecraftMinecraft Java
Latest Version1.16.4
Required ModsOptiFine

Classic Shaders For Modern Minecraft

Beyond Belief is a shader mod made in 2015. With new updates and tweaks, this classic shader can now be run on the latest versions of Minecraft.

Complementary Shaders

Video from EminGT

Compatible MinecraftMinecraft Java
Latest Version1.16.5
Required ModsOptiFine

Classic Shaders For Modern Minecraft

Beyond Belief is a shader mod made in 2015. With new updates and tweaks, this classic shader can now be run on the latest versions of Minecraft.

Vanilla Plus Shaders

Video from JustDIAMONDS

Compatible MinecraftMinecraft Java
Latest Version1.16.4
Required ModsOptiFine

Vanilla Made Better

Vanilla Plus improves the graphics of Minecraft without adding in significant changes. It still manages to retain the blocky Minecraft look while adding in effects, shadows, movement, and lighting.

Oceano Shaders 3.0

Video from Vexiluzz

Compatible MinecraftMinecraft Java
Latest Version1.16.4
Required ModsOptiFine

Warm Colors & Waters

Oceano Shaders makes most of Minecraft's colors warmer, akin to a fantasy tropical island. Highly recommended for those looking to make their own seaside retreat.

Kappa Shader

Video from Decatherinated

Compatible MinecraftMinecraft Java
Latest Version1.16.5
Required ModsOptiFine

Realistic Fog & Lighting

Kappa Shader goes all-out when it comes to portraying Minecraft in the most realistic way possible. This, without drastically reducing the blocky appeal and looks of the game.

Voyager Shaders

Video from Volumetric Gaming

Compatible MinecraftMinecraft Java
Latest Version1.16.5
Required ModsOptiFine

Better Skies & Clouds

Aside from the usual lighting and shadow effects, Voyager Shaders shines with its realistic skies. Together with this, expect beautiful sunrises and sunsets.

SEUS-Renewed

Video from JS

Compatible MinecraftMinecraft Java
Latest Version1.16.5
Required ModsOptiFine

Realistic Lighting And Reflections

Pushing the boundaries of Minecraft's graphics is one thing SEUS Shaders is known for. With this mod, players can enjoy superb visuals that emulate that of hardware-intensive games. However, you may need to have a powerful system to fully unlock its potential.

BSL Shader

Video from Info Brokerz

Compatible MinecraftMinecraft Java
Latest Version1.16.5
Required ModsOptiFine

Gives a Cozy Feeling

The shader lowers the contrast of Minecraft, making the game slightly darker, smoother, and somewhat mute. A major improvement done by this shader is that it improves snow, rain, and water to an almost unbelievable degree.

BSL Shaders - Shader Overview

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