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AstraLex Shaders is a shaderpack for Minecraft: Java Edition with very high customization. This shader includes:

  • Realtime Shadows
  • Water / Clouds
  • Volumetric Light
  • Ambient Occlusion
  • Bloom
  • Dof / Chromatic Aberration / Distance Blur
  • MotionBlur
  • Aces ToneMap / Zelda Breath of The Wild ToneMap
  • TAA/FXAA...

Additional effects are available, such as:

  • Celshading
  • Constellations
  • Shooting Stars
  • Drawing Child Birds
  • Planet / Majora's Mask Moon
  • Nebula
  • Reticle
  • Entities Flash
  • CRT Effects
  • Refractions for Biome
  • Realist Rain Drops on Screen

and many more !


You're allowed to...

  • Use this shaderpack for taking screenshots and videos.
  • Modify the shaderpack for personal use.
  • Redistribute the shaderpack for modpack / server with my permission.
  • You can only share the direct link of the archive

You're not allowed to...

  • Redistribute the shaderpack without my permission.
  • Distribute shaders link other than Curseforge/Modrinth link.
  • Claim (and rename) the shaderpack (or its code) as your own.
  • Use monetized URL shorteners to my site or files.

*My shader and myself (the author) should be credited clearly, add link to my site if possible.


  • Download and install Optifine or Iris
  • Download the shaderpack
  • Put the shaderpack inside .minecraft\shaderpacks
  • Launch Minecraft
  • Open Options, Video Settings, Shaders
  • Choose AstraLex Shaders


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Licensed ARR
Published a year ago
Updated a month ago