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Check out this guide about the shader pack Vanilla Plus Shaders in Minecraft 2021! Know its details, how to download and install, settings, requirements, and Minecraft version compatibility!!!

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Vanilla Plus - Shader Overview

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Date PublishedMay 22, 2019
Mod CategoryShader Mods
Required ModsOptiFine

Vanilla Plus Shaders Customization

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Vanilla Plus Shaders is a shaderpack that improves the overall quality features of the original Minecraft. Unlike other shaders, it does so without significantly changing the blocky aesthetics. With this shader mod, you can experience a more vivid, and somewhat realistic portrayal of Minecraft without the game losing its charm.

Vanilla Plus Shaders Effects:

  • Dynamic Shadows
  • Volumetric Clouds
  • Lens Flares
  • Motion Blur
  • Bloom
  • Temporal Anti-Aliasing
  • Resource Pack Support

Does Not Work On Intel GPUs

Details included in the shader specify it's incompatibility with Intel HD 5000 Graphics and older are NOT supported! Players must have a dedicated graphics card to be able to use and enjoy this shader.

Gives A Reason To Explore More Areas

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The shader balances the lighting and clarity of Minecraft, making the game slightly lighter, smoother, and somewhat muted. If you are playing on a lower end device and want to improve their Minecraft, this is the shader for you!

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video from JustDIAMONDS!!!

Vanilla Plus Shaders And Vanilla

The Differences Inside the Game

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Updates & Compatibility

Update History & Changelogs

January 16, 2021

  • Fixed missing exposure settings.

Version Compatibility


How To Install Vanilla Plus Shaders

Mod Download Links

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

Steps To Install

1Download Optifine 1.16.4
>> OptiFine Official Download Site
2Install OptiFine BSL 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 "OptiFine1.16.4"
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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Complementary Shaders

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Compatible MinecraftMinecraft Java
Latest Version1.16.5
Required ModsOptiFine

Complementary Shaders 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 - Shader Overview

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