Sildur’s Shaders 1.20, 1.20.6 → 1.19, 1.19.4

Author Sildur
Supported GPUs

Look no further than Sildur’s shaders for Minecraft, the brainchild of the developer Michael from Switzerland, also known as Sildur. With a passion for reshading games since 2012, Sildur has dedicated years to perfecting his craft, bringing you a great shader experience for Minecraft. Sildur’s adventure into the world of Minecraft shaders began over a decade ago. Inspired by the legendary SEUS and Chocapic packs, he delved into the depths of their creations and was eager to learn and understand their techniques. As a tech-savvy individual, he quickly grasped the intricacies of shader development and began developing his own unique packs. Starting from scratch, he embarked on a learning-by-doing journey that continues to this day.

One of the remarkable aspects of Sildur’s shaders is the customization options available to players. With a range of presets and configuration settings, you have the freedom to personalize your Minecraft gameplay. Adjust the intensity of effects, fine-tune the lighting, and experiment with various options to find your perfect balance between performance and aesthetics.

Sildur’s Vibrant Shaders

Among the various versions of the project, Sildur’s Vibrant shaders stand out, completely revamping the graphics by infusing advanced effects such as volumetric lighting, bloom, ambient occlusion, and reflections. These shaders push the boundaries of what is visually possible in Minecraft while maintaining compatibility across a wide range of hardware. With customizable presets the medium and high packs are optimized for mid-end and high-end graphics cards.

Sildur’s Vibrant shaders redefine the way light interacts with the Minecraft world. Witness a revolution as the lighting system undergoes a stunning metamorphosis. Prepare to be enthralled by the interplay of light and shadow, breathing life into every pixel of your world. The vibrant illumination created by these vibrant shaders makes Minecraft better and adds a fascinating aura to the environment. Brace yourself for the sheer beauty of volumetric lighting, where rays of light cascade through the air. This results in a captivating sense of depth and realism. You’ll also be able to watch your buildings shine with vibrant colors and dynamic bloom effects

Furthermore, Sildur’s Vibrant shaders integrate ambient occlusion in Minecraft, meticulously simulating light’s interaction with objects to generate lifelike shading and depth. This feature contributes to a heightened sense of realism. Marvel at the extraordinary reflections adorning water bodies and other reflective surfaces. This creates a visual spectacle.

Sildur’s Enhanced Default Shaders

In addition to the mesmerizing vibrant version, the project offers another remarkable option: the Sildur’s Enhanced Default shaders. True to its name, this version preserves the beloved vanilla style of the game while introducing subtle yet impactful enhancements. By incorporating shadows, reflections, TAA (Temporal Anti-Aliasing), and even god rays, the Enhanced Default shaders by Sildur enhance Minecraft. With its lightweight nature, even those with less powerful hardware can enjoy optimized gameplay.

Rather than a complete overhaul, the Sildur’s Enhanced Default shaders subtly enhance the default look. Even if you’re using a modest potato-like device, you can still enjoy the pack with high FPS. To further simplify the process, you can download a fancy and fast version. These presets serve as pre-configured settings that you can easily apply to your Minecraft installation. With just a few clicks, you can install the files for free.

Sildur’s Basic Shaders

Prepare for a blast from the past as Sildur’s Basic shaders make a triumphant return. They were first published in 2013 and are lightweight and fast shader packs. With a plethora of customization options, the basic shaders empower you to tailor the gameplay to your liking. Moreover, within the in-game options, you’ll find five convenient presets: Very Fast, Fast, Fast+MB (Motion Blur), Fast+DoF (Depth of Field), and Fancy. Whether you’re playing on a low-end laptop or a more powerful gaming machine, the legacy Sildur’s Basic shaders deliver smooth gameplay. Say goodbye to lags!

From TAA for smoother edges to sharpening for added clarity, you have full control over the visual output. Utilize SSAO to enhance the depth and shading of blocks, or experiment with cel shading for a unique artistic touch. Cross-process filters allow you to apply color modifications, while custom emissive lightmaps create vibrant lighting effects. Lastly, revel in the wavy effect that adds a distinct twist. Even standard features like night vision work fine with this version.

Sildur’s Fabulous Shaders

Sildur’s Fabulous shaders harness the power of Mojang’s built-in shader functions, resulting in an enhanced visual experience that seamlessly integrates with Minecraft. By enabling the fabulous shader option, you unlock a world of better Minecraft graphics.

Delve into the immersive depth of field effect, where objects in the foreground and background are selectively blurred, mimicking real-life camera focus. We recommend this function for cinematic recordings. Please note that the fabulous shaders are not updated that often. Therefore, you should rather install another version of Sildur’s shaders.


Sildurs Vibrant is compatible with these Minecraft versions: 1.21 – 1.20.5 – 1.20.4 – 1.20.3 – 1.20.2 – 1.20.1 – 1.20 – 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 – 1.13.2 – 1.13 – 1.12.2 – 1.12 – 1.11.2 – 1.11 – 1.10.2 – 1.10 – 1.9.4 – 1.9 – 1.8.9 – 1.8

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Use our comparison tool to compare the Minecraft default pack with Sildur’s shaders.
Sildurs Vibrant shaders compared to Minecraft vanilla (before)Sildurs Vibrant shaders compared to Minecraft vanilla (after)

How to install Sildur’s Shaders

Check out the easy steps to install everything with just a few clicks.
  1. Download the Sildur’s shaders for Minecraft from the file section below. Pick the file that matches your Minecraft edition and version.
  2. Install Iris or OptiFine. The Iris mod is recommended for better performance with higher FPS.
  3. Open the Minecraft launcher, and choose the Iris or OptiFine profile you just made.
  4. Launch Minecraft.
  5. For Iris: Go to "Options", then "Video Settings", and select "Shader Packs". Next, click on "Open Shader Pack Folder" to access the shaderpacks folder.
    For OptiFine: Navigate to "Options", then "Video Settings", and click on "Shaders". Afterward, click on "Shaders Folder" to open the shaderpacks folder.
  6. Move the downloaded ZIP file into this folder (.minecraft\shaderpacks). The filename is something like "Sildur’".
  7. In the game, choose the newly installed pack from the shaders list. If you select a shader pack using Iris, its filename will turn yellow.
  8. Click "Done" or "Apply" and all new features have been loaded.

Optimize Minecraft with Sildur’s Shaders

Are you looking to boost your FPS in Minecraft while using Sildur’s shaders? In this quick tutorial, we’ll walk you through the best settings to maximize performance. We used the extreme volumetric lighting version of Sildur’s Vibrant. If you have any questions along the way, feel free to ask in the comments below. Now, let’s dive in and optimize your Minecraft settings with Sildur!

  • Pause the game and navigate to options > video settings. Begin by changing the graphics option to “fast” for improved performance. Also, turn off VSync using the slider and set smooth lighting to “minimum”.
  • Head to performance settings and enable render regions, fast render, and fast math for further performance enhancements.
  • Return to the previous menu and select detail settings. Set trees to “fast” and turn off clouds for additional FPS gains.
  • Go to the shader settings and disable anti-aliasing (TAA), turn off the bloom, and disable the. Lastly, navigate to the sky and lighting settings and turn off volumetric lighting.

Sildur’s Shaders Download

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Bedrock Edition, Minecraft PE and MCPE:
Alternative version for mobile devices from another developer.
[MCPACK] Sildur’s Vibrant Shaders

Sildur’s Vibrant Shaders (Java Edition):
Download Sildur’s Vibrant Extreme Volumetric Lighting
Download Sildur’s Vibrant Extreme
Download Sildur’s Vibrant High-Motionblur
Download Sildur’s Vibrant High
Download Sildur’s Vibrant Medium
Download Sildur’s Vibrant Lite

Sildur’s Enhanced Default Shaders (Java Edition):
Download Sildur’s Enhanced Default Fancy
Download Sildur’s Enhanced Default Fast

Sildur’s Basic Shaders (Java Edition):
Download Sildur’s Basic Fancy
Download Sildur’s Basic High-Motionblur
Download Sildur’s Basic Fast Depth of Field
Download Sildur’s Basic Fast

Sildur’s Fabulous Shaders (Java Edition):
Requires the fabulous shader option to be turned on.
Download Sildur’s Fabulous

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  1. when i use the basic fast version, the screen goes completely black when i have the blindness affect. why is this?

  2. When I try to download the Lite version, or any of the higher versions, it downloads the Extreme-VL version. How do I get the lite version?

    • the texture pack has nothing to do with it. there is no such thing as an fps boost texture pack. the most it can do is reduce particles

  3. Hello, I am from Brazil and I like your shader. I use your shader a lot. By the way, my pc has an RTX 2060 super and a ryzen 5 and it runs with 60 fps. I like your shader a lot. Happy new year!

  4. This shader looks stunning but i have been messing around with the settings and cant seem to sort why i have lines all over my screen on blocks or when i look at trees etc its just faint lines, anyone else have this?

    • back after a moment!

      I found the solution for this problem.
      The pack is no longer compatible with Optifine, so if you use Iris mod it’ll works.

      Good day!

  5. I like it because these shaders are very nice, with good textures and the best thing is that they are for low, medium and high performance.

  6. am i doing something wrong? like i am pressing the download button which i think is “all versions” and it says this site cant be reached, can anyone help?

    • So far there is no possibility for the creator Sildur to publish his project for Bedrock as well. This is mainly due to the programming languages, which are very different. Furthermore, computers are much more powerful, which is why mobile devices, for example, would quickly crash.

  7. the only thing that pops up to download is “all versions”, but when I click on it it brings me to a red screen and I can’t go any farther.

    • The download page has been submitted to google for verification. According to the creator, the red screen should disappear soon. By the way, the red screen is a mistake, because Sildur has never spread malware.

  8. i have a really good high end pc and this is my first time downloading shaders and i was wondering which version i should download

  9. feel bad for u bro some people slow ass hell LMAO all i see is “how do i download” great shader tho man keep it up

  10. is this available in mcpe or no? Or do i need to download something different cuz i can only find the java one here.

  11. When I start minecraft and go to options and video settings I can’t click the shaders option can someone help me out?