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Check out this guide about the shader pack Astralex (BSLex) Shaders in Minecraft 2021. Know its details, how to download & install, settings, requirements, and version compatibility!!!

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Astralex (BSLex Shaders) - Shader Overview

Date PublishedSeptember 3, 2020
Mod CategoryShader Mods
Required ModsOptiFine

Astralex (BSLex Shaders) Customization

Astralex (BSLex Shaders) is a highly customized BSL Shader that also introduces optimization features to Minecraft. It also adds more effects to the game, making it look more realistic and detailed.

Astralex (BSLex Shaders) Effects:

  • Advanced Shadows
  • Light Bloom
  • Ambient Lighting
  • Clouds
  • Detailed Water
  • Anti-Aliasing

Gives A Dream-Like Ambiance

The shader increases the contrast of Minecraft, making the game vivid, slightly lighter, smooth and detailed. One noteworthy feature is that it also improves the appearance of sky in the game. It includes stars, comets, and northern lights.

Previously Known As BSLex Shaders

Astralex was known as BSLex Shaders before but due to some confusion with BSL Shaders, the author of the mod decided to rename it.

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video from LexBoost!!!

Astralex (BSLex Shaders) And Vanilla

The Differences Inside the Game

Shader EnabledShader Disabled

Updates & Compatibility

Update History & Changelogs

March 18, 2021

  • Disable Rain Blur Vignette by default
  • Enable BlackOultine / PromoOutline by default
  • Improve TAA Shadow filter
  • Enable TAA_SHADOW_FILTER to "Smooth" by default

Version Compatibility


How To Install Astralex (BSLex Shaders)

Mod Download Links

Mod DownloadCurseForge
Required ModsOptiFine
(!) Install the version required by the mod

Steps To Install

1Download Optifine 1.16.5
>> OptiFine Official Download Site
2Install OptiFine BSLex on CurseForge. Select the latest version
>> Download from CurseForge
3Run the Forge Java file
*there is no need to change the install directory if you used the default directory to install Minecraft
4Transfer the mod .jar files to your Minecraft's mod folder
>> Know how to access it here
5Run "Minecraft Launcher"
6Select the Forge version that you want to play on. In this case, select "OptiFine1.16.5"
7Press "Play" to run Minecraft with the mod

Most Shaders Require OptiFine

For most Minecraft shaders to run, you need to have OptiFine installed with your Minecraft. Make sure to read the requirements and other mods required before you install a shader.

How To Install Optifine & Shaders

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Shaders Similar To Astralex (BSLex Shaders)

Oceano Shaders 3.0

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Compatible MinecraftMinecraft Java
Latest Version1.16.4
Required ModsOptiFine

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.

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