Nostalgia Shader 1.20 | 1.19 | 1.18 | 1.17 – How to download and install

How To Install Forge & Optifine

Forge makes modding a lot easier and will sometimes save you if you’re struggling to change everything in your game. If you are going to pair it with OptiFine , then you will want to make sure you have the latest version of Forge that you can download at Once you’ve installed it, you’ll want to download a specific version of OptiFine.

How-To Install Nostalgia Shader

Once you have Forge & OptiFine installed, all you will need to do is download the zip file of the shader from list 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!

Recommended specs for Nostalgia Shader

Minimum requirements
(Low Preset)
AMD FX 4100
Intel i3 3000
or better
AMD or nVidia GPU with OpenGL 4.0 support
RX 460/GTX 750Ti or better
Windows or Linux
Recommended Specs
(Default/High Preset at 1080p)
AMD Ryzen 3 1200
Intel i5 4000
or better
AMD RX 570
nVidia GTX 1060
or better
Windows or Linux

How to install OptiFine HD

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


  • 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!

Nostalgia Shader gives you an extremely lightweight and wonderfully subtle graphical overhaul for your Minecraft worlds. Designed to emulate the first popular shader packs of the early 2010s, Nostalgia may be a bit lacking in the customization department compared to others on this list, but the flip side of this is that you really don’t need to do a lot of tinkering to Get a great looking, great performance Minecraft experience.

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Download link Nostalgia Shader  :

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