List 6 best Shaders 1.16+ & 1.17+ for Minecraft (October 2021)

What is the best Shaders 1.16+ for Minecraft ?

Shaders can improve the textures of your Minecraft gaming experience by leaps and bounds. While some players love the vanilla look Minecraft offers, others want more realistic graphics when playing games.

How-To Install Minecraft Shaders :

Once you have Forge & OptiFine installed, all you will need to do is download the zip file of the shader from list Best Minecraft Shaders bellow and drop it in your shaders folder. Into the game -> Options -> Video Settings -> Shaders. You’ll find a button called “Shaders Folder” which will open up the area you’ll need to drop the files into. Do not unzip the file you download, that is not required!

List 6 best Shaders 1.16+ for Minecraft :

1. Chocapic13’s Toaster Edition

Chocapic13’s Shaders will work on almost all operating systems. Various editions of the mod are available so that more players can use it regardless of its computer processing power, operating system, and Mine-craft build. Extreme, High, Lite, Low, Medium, Toaster and Ultra are some of the different versions available.

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Chocapic13 - List 6 best Shaders 1.16+ for Minecraft (May 2021)

Download link Chocapic13’s Shaders :

[1.16.x – 1.15.x] [V9] [All Versions] Download Chocapic13’s Shaders Pack – pick version and unzip it;

[1.16.x – 1.15.x] [V7] [All Versions] Download Chocapic13’s Shaders Pack – pick version and unzip it;

[1.16.x – 1.15.x] [V6] [All Versions] Download Chocapic13’s Shaders Pack – pick version and unzip it;

[1.14.x] [V8] [Ultra Only] Download Chocapic13’s Shaders Pack

2. BSL Shader 1.17.1

BSL Shaders stands out for its unique features as a pack designed specifically for Minecraft: Java Edition. Its features include real-time shadows, volumetric light, ambient occlusion, customizable clouds and water, bloom, etc., to add a sense of realism to the game environment.

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BSL - List 6 best Shaders 1.16+ for Minecraft (May 2021)

Download link BSL Shaders :

[1.17.x – 1.15.x] Download BSL Shaders

[1.14.x] Download BSL Shaders

3. Sildur’s Vibrant Shader

When you install Sildurs Shader in the Minecraft game, the effects are immediately visible and readable when you play. Just like any other shader in a game, installing this mod requires an expert understanding of graphics processing power.

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Sildur - List 6 best Shaders 1.16+ for Minecraft (May 2021)

Download Sildur’s Shaders Pack from Official Source

4. Vanilla Plus Shader

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Vanilla Plus - List 6 best Shaders 1.16+ for Minecraft (May 2021)

Download link Vanilla Plus Shaders  :

https://www.curseforge.com/minecraft/customization/vanilla-plus-shader/files

https://tlauncher.org/download/13180

5. Continuum

Continuum Shaders falls flat on its face compared to many other Minecraft shaders out there. The way I’d put it to you is this: if you want an incredibly engaging screenshot that makes your Minecraft world look like it came from a world-class modeling or animation studio, Continuum is the thing to go for.

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Continuum

Download link Continuum Shaders 1.16.5

6. Sonic Ether’s Unbelievable Shaders

SEUS Shaders brings the game to life by highlighting the natural properties of the different game components. SEUS adds an element of reality to the graphics that really adds to the vanilla gameplay.

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SEUS

Check out the Sonic Ether’s Unbelievable Shaders on the Official Website

How to install OptiFine

Follows 5 Steps bellow to install OptiFine  on Windows and Mac :

1. You need ready installed Minecraft Forge.
2. Download a Forge compatible mod from url download, or anywhere else!
3. Open Minecraft, click ->> ‘Mods’ button on the main menu,  click – >> ‘Open Mods Folder’.Important: Some older versions of Forge may not have the ‘Open Mods Folder’ button. If that is the case, you need to find the folder manually. Windows:

  • Press the Windows key and R at the same time
  • Type %appdata% and press enter
  • Find the Minecraft folder and then look for the Mods folder within that

Mac:

  • Click on the desktop and then press Command+Shift+G all at the same time
  • Type ~/Library and press enter
  • Open the folder Application Support and then Minecraft

4. Place the mod file downloaded (.jar or .zip) into the Mods folder.
5. Relaunch Minecraft, and you should now see the new mod installed in the list!