On the list of the best Minecraft Texture Packs of all times the NAPP Texture Pack should not be missing. All textures are optimized down to the last detail, are a true graphic masterpiece and set completely new standards. The idea of the pack is to transform the whole game into a fresh and completely new look. By the way, the creator of the Not Another Photorealistic Pack, as the full name says, is a professional artist. Accordingly, the development of high-resolution textures is his specialty and you will immediately notice in Minecraft that he is a real professional. Of course, he uses professional software programs to work on the blocks, which he knows well. These programs are also used to create the perfect color gradients that visually connect each block. Individual parts thus become a great whole. As a result of this hard work you can now admire extremely realistic blocks that will stay in your memory for a longer time.
Currently, the NAPP Texture Pack is for Java Edition and always compatible with the latest Optifine version. If you are a Bedrock player, you will have to be patient for an indefinite period of time, because a NAPP Bedrock download link will be available in the future. Therefore, you will need a PC for the pack, which should be very powerful. It’s best if you test it yourself, because 1024x and 512x Texture Packs push even the best computers to their limits. You may also have to expect lower FPS. However, the pack will surely gain more popularity in the future, because there is almost only positive feedback.
In the screenshots you can now see the realistic environment created by the NAPP Pack. A few features are optimized for current RTX- and non-RTX-Shaders and intensify the level of detail. For this we highly recommend one of the shader packs mentioned further below, as these shaders support parallax mapping. Normally it is not possible to add 3D blocks in Minecraft and therefore this 3D effect is needed.
Now we will explain how to download and install the NAPP Texture Pack for free. The download link will take you to the official site of the pack.
Additionally, you can increase Minecraft’s RAM allocation, which reduces lag. For the best results you should read the detailed instructions.
You can use the following free shader packs to enable Parallax Occlusion Mapping (POM) to give all blocks a 3D effect and more depth. You should also read our instructions for the best settings. After that everything will look like on our screenshots and videos. However, not all shaders support this feature, which also drops the FPS a lot.
Settings: Click on Shader Options in the menu, then on Surface Options and then on Texture Res.: “512x” | Parallax Occ. Map: “On”.
Settings: In the settings click on Shader Options, then on Visual Advanced Materials and finally on Parallax Occ. Map: “On” | Parallax Quality “512x” | Parallax Depth: “10cm or less” | Parallax Distance: “Increase as Needed for Diameter of POM effect”.
Settings: Click Shader Options and then Surface. Parallax Occ. Map. “ON” | POM Depth: “1.5” | pomSampleAmmount: “512”.
Settings: Click Shader Options, then Normal Map and then RP Support: Parallax. RP Res.: “512x” | POM Depth: “0.15 or less” | POM Render Distance: “Increase as Needed for Diameter of POM effect”.
Of course, you can also customize the settings to suit your preferences and hardware. By the way, the developers use the BSL shader pack because it showed the best performance in their test runs.
|Resolution||256x||512x||512x or 1024x||512x or 1024x|
|Avg. Perf. (with shader)||• 1080p
• 30 FPS
• 30 FPS +
|• 1080p & 1440p
• 60 FPS +
|Graphic Settings||Low – Medium||Medium – High||High – Ultra||Ultra – Max|
|CPU||• Intel Core i3
• AMD Ryzen 3
|• Intel Core i5
• AMD Ryzen 5
|• Intel Core i7
• AMD Ryzen 5 3600
|• Intel Core i7
• AMD Ryzen 7
|RAM (Allocated)||4 – 5 GB||5 – 6 GB||6 – 8 GB||8 GB +|
|GPU||• GTX 750
• AMD R7 260X
|• GTX 970
• RTX 2060
• AMD RX 5700
|• GTX 1080
• RTX 2070
• AMD RX 5700 XT
|• GTX 1080Ti
• RTX 2080
• AMD Radeon 7
|VRAM||4 GB||6 – 8 GB||8 GB +||8 GB +|
Either download the NAPP texture pack for free or opt for the paid 256x and 1024x resolution on Patreon. You also have access to NAPP FPS, which is very close to Minecraft Vanilla and achieves over 100 FPS without shaders. In the future is a version for MCPE planned.
If you ever have problems with Minecraft, NAPP or Optifine, this might help you. The same questions are asked over and over again, so we’ve summarized the most common ones. Of course, with a suitable answer that will certainly help you.
This is probably due to the low performance of your hardware. The best thing to do is to change your Minecraft and shader options. For example, you can lower the render distance as a first step.
This is because not all textures have been completed yet. You can safely ignore this error message and continue.
Currently the pack is usable for Java Edition versions 1.14 – 1.16. In the future the pack will be modified to work with all other game versions of MC.
Check that you have activated all POM settings. After that you should have a look at our guide for shaders on this page.
If you don’t see the ZIP archive in Minecraft, first create a new folder and unzip the downloaded file there. Then move the file to your Resource Packs folder.
On our site you can download the NAPP Texture Pack for free. We also show you how to install the Resource Pack in Minecraft.