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How to Install Shaders on Minecraft 1.17.x

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There is no doubting the fact that Shaders are the next big thing in the world of Minecraft. This is due to the impact they can make once used in your world. For instance, they can revamp your world’s visuals and graphics. This means you will get the ultimate gaming experience with them.

How to Install Shaders

In order to enjoy the benefits that shaders have got to offer the Minecraft community, you must understand how they can be installed. Follow the steps below in order to get this done.

Step 1 - You will have to ensure that the latest version of OptiFine has been installed. Go to the official website of Optifine. Also, note that you have to install an OptiFine mod that is compatible with your Minecraft. This will make your shaders to function much better. In this tutorial we will use 1.17.1.

How to Install Shaders on Minecraft 1.17.x

Step 2 - Download the Shaders which you plan to install. There are many reputable websites that you can do this from online. In this tutorial I will use BSL Shaders. Once this has been done, you can head over to the next step.

Step 3 - Select the profile that Optifine created and press Play!

How to Install Shaders on Minecraft 1.17.x

Step 4 - Minecraft launcher should be opened. Head over to its main menu and choose “Options”.

How to Install Shaders on Minecraft 1.17.x

Step 5 - After clicking on “video settings”, click on “Shaders

Step 6 - At your screen’s bottom, shaders folder should be located and clicked on. You are expected to drag the shaders you have downloaded into such folder. This can also be done through copy and paste.

Step 7 - Once you have done all these, you will have to return back to Shaders. Now select the Shaderpack you have just succeeded in installing and start to enjoy it. To do this, you just need to click on the shaders.

Important note

Please note that the process is the same for all Shaders. Therefore, you should follow them to install any shaderpack that you have downloaded. There is no need changing anything.



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