Faithful 256×256 Texture Pack 1.19, 1.19.4 → 1.18.2

Author Gealx3

The use of extremely realistic textures in Minecraft has been theoretically possible for a long time. However, not everyone prefers this style. Today, we will introduce you to the Faithful 256×256 texture pack, which strikes a good compromise between traditional and realistic textures. You may already be familiar with the popular Faithful 32x pack, as it has set the trend for such packs. However, the Faithful 256x pack offers an even higher resolution, making it a recommended choice.

Gealx3, the creator of the Faithful 256x pack, has completely redesigned every single block using Paint.NET, and the attention to detail is truly impressive. When you zoom into any random block, you will be amazed by the level of detail. It’s worth noting that despite the major overhaul, the classic Minecraft vanilla style has been retained, so you won’t find any strangely-looking blocks or items in your world.

The advantages of using the Faithful 256×256 resource pack clearly outweigh the disadvantages. One of the biggest benefits is that it’s free, making it downloadable to everyone. Additionally, you will immediately recognize every item, as the textures are similar to the standard default pack but with a much higher resolution. Now, let’s discuss the disadvantages. Honestly, it’s quite challenging to identify any weaknesses due to the excellent work put into the pack. After careful consideration, one potential drawback is that such high-quality blocks and items require substantial computing power, which may not be available on every computer. If you already experience low FPS without the pack, you may need to assess whether your PC is capable of handling the Faithful 256x pack. However, this does not only involves gamer that plays the Java Edition, because the project also works on Apple or Android smartphones and tablets.

Not satisfied with this resolution yet? Then take a look at other faithful texture packs, which you can also download for free.


Faithful 256x is compatible with these Minecraft versions: 1.19.4 – 1.19.3 – 1.19.2 – 1.19.1 – 1.19 – 1.18.2 – 1.18 – 1.17.1 – 1.17 – 1.16.5 – 1.16 – 1.15.2 – 1.15 – 1.14.4 – 1.14 – 1.8.9 – 1.8

  • Armor
  • Misc
  • Environment
  • Blocks

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Use our comparison tool to compare the Minecraft default pack with Faithful 256×256.
Faithful 256x256 texture pack compared to Minecraft vanilla (before)Faithful 256x256 texture pack compared to Minecraft vanilla (after)

How to install the Faithful 256×256 Texture Pack

It is important to note that there are multiple versions of the Faithful 256×256 texture pack available. The creator has compiled all versions into a single Mediafire folder, allowing you to choose the desired resolution. Additionally, you can easily identify the latest version by checking the release date listed on the right side of the page, which will aid in installing the most up-to-date version. We take this work off your hands by linking the files from the Mediafire folder one by one.

Follow these steps to install the Faithful 256×256 texture pack:

  1. Download and install OptiFine.
  2. Click on the Faithful 256×256 texture pack download link that is compatible with your game version and Minecraft edition.
  3. Launch Minecraft.
  4. Click on “Options” in the main menu.
  5. In the options menu, go to the submenu “Resource Packs”.
  6. Click on “Open Pack Folder” at the bottom left.
  7. Move the downloaded ZIP file into your resourcepacks folder.
  8. You will see the pack on the left half of the resource pack screen. If it is not displayed in Minecraft, you need to unzip the file.
  9. Move the cursor to the pack logo and click the arrow pointing to the right.
  10. Click on “Done”.

The game may tell you during the installation that the pack was made for a newer or older Minecraft version. This is an error and you can still activate the pack.

Faithful 256×256 Texture Pack Download

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Bedrock Edition, Minecraft PE and MCPE:
[MCPACK] Download Faithful 256×256 Texture Pack

Faithful Canvas 256×256 (Java Edition):
The latest version for 1.19.X and 1.18.X is outdated, but you can still use it. Just ignore the error message.
[1.19.X – 1.16.X] Download Faithful 256×256 Texture Pack
[1.15.X] Download Faithful 256×256 Texture Pack
[1.14.X] Download Faithful 256×256 Texture Pack
[1.8.X] Download Faithful 256×256 Texture Pack

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  1. Could you fix the texture when mining a block? On my phone when I’m mining a block it looks black… in the ps4 am certain blocks look black, I really look this texture but that’s the only downside:(