Explore and download gorgeous shader packs for Minecraft version 1.17.1. Minecraft shader packs are one of the must-have additions to the game if you want to feel a glimpse of realism in your gameplay. Depending on the type of shader pack you choose, they may introduce shadows, water animation, sun rays, fog, volumetric clouds and much more into Minecraft.
Sildur’s Extreme is a powerful shader pack that can give your world a fantasy look. It is one of the most popular shader packs available for Minecraft. This pack contains multiple versions that can be used according to the specifications of your device. The extreme versions can be used in high-end appliances and are the best among all its variants.This shader pack will pack your world look different in a fantastic way. With this shader pack, you can get the reflection of yourself and your builds on wavy water, giving real life feel. The sunsets and sunrises look beautiful with this shader pack. You can use this pack to have a fantastic gaming experience with a real-life sense.
The Complementary shader pack is one of the most breathtaking shader packs available today, and that is for a reason! Unlike other shaders for Minecraft, Complementary comes up with its unique style of shadows, fogs, and atmosphere in general. Once you dive into the water, you will discover yet another magnificent world, enriched with the sun rays coming from above, waving sea plants and several nicely glowing coral reefs. The night sky is a part of another story! It is realistic at the same time, yet dreamy. Just after the sunset, you will notice a gorgeous foggy horizon with a purple colour. At night, your sky will be covered with stars and beautiful volumetric visible clouds.I recommend you to try out this shader pack with biome mod The Biomes You Will Go and BetterEnd mods if you want to gain an additional bit of wonderful experience. It also provides a wide range of adjustable settings where you can take control over exposure, contrast, flare, DOF, vignette and etc. You can access them from options/video settings/shaders/shader options.With this shader pack, you will walk as if you are walking in the heavens and enjoy every moment of your game.
Triliton is a pretty heavy shaderpack and will require you to have a decent PC to run well. The pack offers high quality visuals that makes Minecraft look much more realistic. Here's a list of effects that this pack adds :Colored glass.Dynamic water shadows.Added forward rendering.Increased FPS.Fixed shadow bug.Cleaner colors.Better sunrise/sunset.Improved water reflection.Glare removedGodrays disabled by default.Vignette enabled again.It is quite difficult to determine what the best feature in this list. All of them stand well upto one another and equally contributes to the insanely beatiful visuals that this pack offers. Take a look at the screenshots to see what you can expect from this pack.Download links are given below.
Cardcraft's Ultraplayable is an edit of the BSL shaders. The creator of this pack, Cardcraftoftwitch, edited the BSL shaders to make it give decent graphics on low end systems with good performance. And I should say, this is a job well done. The graphical enhancements are something that I would term as clean. This is because the graphics are sharp on point without any unnecessary heavy effects. The "ultraplayable" in the shaderpack's name stands for the decent performace that this pack offers you. Take a look at the screenshots to see what you can expect from this pack.This pack is compatible with both Optifine and Iris shaders.Download links are given below.
Straciatella is a lightweight shaderpack that can give you good performance on low end PC's. This is because, the graphical enchancements that this shader provides is not very different from the vanilla game. This pack keeps the vanilla style and adresses its shortcomings and adds some features that go hand in hand with the vanilla look. The pack is highly configurable and you can tweak it to your liking. Some features of this pack are Fog Start and Fog End controls, configurable sun and moon size, configurable sun angle, custom stars, waving blocks, custom rain puddles, etc.Download links for this pack are given below.
Inception is not like other shaderpacks that you may have come across. While most shaderpacks try to make the game more visually enhanced with effects like depth of of field, motion blur, shadows, etc, Inception adds something unique. This pack takes the vertices of the world and maps them to a curve (positive tan curve) so that it lifts into the air without stretching like in the images. The pack will look really immersive if you play in VR. Take a look at the images to see what you can expect from this pack.Download links are given below.
Exposa Unique Shaders offers you incredible graphics with realistic clouds and other features that makes your game more immersive. Exposa can run on Linux, Apple, Intel, AMD and Nvidia. The pack is a bit heavy and might require a decent PC to run smoothly. Although, low end players need not be discouraged by this, you can give this pack a try and you might actually get good framerates as this pack is well optimised. I found the motion blur and depth of field effect absolutely amazing as they seemed to make the game look a lot more realistic. The quality of the sky and the clouds is worth mentioning too. They are very well detailed and helps make the game look a lot more realistic. Take a look at the screenshots to see what you can expect from this pack.Download links for this pack are given below.
The visuals that this pack offers is very much different from other shaderpacks that you might have used. Sunflawer Shaders offers visuals that makes Minecraft look like a post apocalyptic world. This pack is actually a modified version of the BSL shaders by Capt Tatsu. The clouds, the colours, the water, the reflections, the shadows, etc are all very different from BSL. Also, it's worth mentioning that the pack is not very resource intensive. So if you have a low end PC, you can give this pack a try and you might actually be surprised to see that a pack with such high quality visuals gives you decent framerates. I personally had fun playing around with this pack along with a few mods that added a zombie apocalypse into the game. Take a look at the screenshots to see what you can expect from this pack.Download links are given below.
DrDestens MCShaders comes with reflective water, ambient occlusions, realistic depth of field, motion blur, anti-aliasing and many other features. Most shaderpacks require a PC with decent specs to run well. But this pack will give you good framerates even on a low end PC. And it does so by adding many features that will give you a smooth experience, while also removing some features like shadows, that are resource intensive. The lack of shadows does not affect the beauty of this shaderpack at all.Take a look at the screenshots below to see what you can expect from this packDownload links for this pack are given below.
Super Duper Vanilla Shaders offers you extremely crisp graphics and cosiderably bright and vibrant images.The pack also offers you realistic shadow lighting.You can see this pack in its full glory when you are near a forest area. Thet trees, the sky and the sun makes your game look realistic. There is also better gamma correction with this shaderpack. The bloom effect looks much more natural and smooth. This makes certain events like sunrise or sunset look extremely beautiful because of how the sunrays are processed. This pack requires OptiFine to work, but the developer promises a version for Iris shaders very soon.Download links are given below.
Excellent graphics with good performance. That's what the Windom shader offers you. This shaderpack looks heavy with rays coming over the terrain and light sources that give off a very bright light. But eventhough it looks heavy, the pack will gives you decent framerates even on a low end device. Windom offers you features like ambient occlusions, fast shadows, custom lighting colours, bloom, motion blur, custom fog, etc. Shadown are one of the most resource intensive items to render, but this pack gives you awesome looking shadows at great performance. Download links for this pack are given below.
Most shaderpacks require you to have a decent PC to run. So it is unable for many players with low end systems to enjoy the visually pleasing quality of shaders while getting good performance. Builder's QOL is a shaderpack that can help you overcome this. This pack gives you decent framerates even on low end PC's. Unlike many other other shaders, this pack does not add as many effects to Minecraft because it is a lightweight pack that is made to run well on low end systems. It still includes many immersive features like depth of field, motion blur and custom skies. The pack is highly customizable, so you can fine tune it to your liking.Download links for this pack are given below.
Looking for a shaderpack that gives you good framerates on a low end PC? Then consider checking out the Tea Shaderpack. On first sight, Tea might look basic. On a side by side comparison with the vanilla graphics, you'll find that this pack makes your game a lot more bright and vibrant. Like most shaderpacks, this pack also offers you visually satisfying elements like waving grass and leaves. The pack also adds better fog that you can customize according to your liking. You can change the colour and density of fog and even have different settings for different biomes. This shader will perform well even on low end devices.To give this shaderpack a try, download it using one of the links given below.
Prismarine is a shaderpack that absolutely blew my mind. It is Capt Tatsu's edit of the BSL shaderpack. Prismarine contains all the features of BSL and also contains new colours and visuals. The volumetric lighting, volumetric fog, distance blur, nether heatwave and smoke make up for a very realistic looking game. The pack offers a freedom of customization - almost everything can be directly modified in game. The pack will run well on mid-end to high-end PC's. Furthermore, there's per-biome fog, weather and sky. Prismarine will work with both Iris shaders and Optifine.Download links are given below.
Depth Of Field is the distance between the closest and farthest objects in a photo that appears acceptably sharp. This is an effect that many shderpacks like BSL and Complementary provides. But most people do not have a system that is powerful enough to run these shaders while giving good framerates. So here is a shaderpack that can give you only the depth of field effect, so that you can enjoy taking some focused screenshots and visuals. This pack makes it so that the camera will focus on whatever in-game body your cross hair is pointed to. Everything else will fall off into a gradual blur, which makes the body you are pointing at, more focused. This pack does not take up much of your system resources and will give you good framerates.Download links for this pack are given below.