DrDestens Shaders 1.20.4 → 1.20.5

DrDestens Shaders 1.20.4 → 1.20.5 for Minecraft is characterized by the excellent performance of the game, providing users with an authentic experience. Another of its particularities is its high degree of setting and the renewed look it adds to the world due to its lightness and the vanilla style it preserves but quite improved.

DrDestens Shaders is a new shader pack created by DrDesten in July 2021 but with great potential, being today one of the most beautiful Shaders. With more than 600k downloads, its notoriety has only been growing, becoming famous, and conquering the community of Minecraft. 

This innovative shader pack is designed for Minecraft Java Edition. It adds many essential features to the game, including various water effects, screen-space occlusion, display and saturation, candid world, light sky falloff, screen reflections, and transient smoothing (TAA). 

Among the most outstanding features of DrDestens Shaders are: This tool requires Optifine to be previously installed for it to start working correctly. It does not have compatibility with Intel Mac. It is a very clean and smooth vanilla-style shader. It brings excellent performance to the game.


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Supported Versions 1.20.5 1.20.4 1.20.2 1.20 1.19.4 1.18.2 1.17.1 1.16.5 1.15.2 1.14.4 1.13.2 1.12.2 1.11.2 1.10.2 1.9.4 1.8.9 1.7.10

V2.0.2 by DrDesten

  • End Sky should look normal again
  • Fixed inaccurate TBN calculations (thanks to @TimLee9024)
  • Added option to disable flat vertex interpolation

by DrDesten

  • Fixes PBR Reflections

V2.0 by DrDesten

  • New Depth of Field Algorithm
  • You’ll notice the visual change, it’s hexagonal now. The new algorithm is much more efficient and allows for huge DoF for a fraction of the computing power.
  • Better DoF Rejection
  • The old rejection kinda sucked. It doesn’t anymore.
  • New and improved TAA implementation
  • New and improved Bloom implementation
  • Improved SSAO
  • New and improved Water effects
  • New Color options (from Stracciatella)
  • Improved PBR
  • New and improved sky

How to Install DrDestens Shaders?

We have compiled helpful installation guides to ensure correct installation of this shaderpack in your Minecraft. Follow these guides for a seamless installation experience.

Before Installing
Backup Guide

It is strongly advised to create a backup of your Minecraft map before updating the game to new versions to ensure the safety of your progress.

Locate the Folder

Locate your Minecraft installation folder. The default location for the Minecraft folder varies depending on your operating system:

  • Windows: %appdata%.minecraft
  • Mac: ~/Library/Application Support/minecraft
  • Linux: ~/.minecraft
Make a Copy

Once you’ve found the Minecraft folder, make a copy of it and paste it into a different location, such as an external drive or a backup folder on your computer.

Save and Restore if Necessary

The copied Minecraft folder will serve as your backup. If anything goes wrong during the mod installation process or if you want to revert to the original state, you can replace the modified Minecraft folder with the backup.

Java Installation Guide

Optifine and Forge require Java to be installed on your computer in order to work properly with Minecraft.

Download the Java installer

Visit the official Java website here: On the website, click on the “Download Java” button.

Run the installer

Once the installer is downloaded, locate the file and double-click on it to run it.

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Optifine LoaderRequired 1.8.8+
  • Support Forge / Vanilla
  • Shaders Compatibility
  • Extra Features
  • FPS Boost
  • Optimized Textures
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How to install DrDestens Shaders with Optifine?

Download Optifine:

Download the appropriate version for your Minecraft.

Install Optifine:

Once the Optifine file is downloaded, run the installer and follow the on-screen instructions to install it

Download Shaders:

Download the shader pack that is compatible with your Minecraft version.

Launch Minecraft with OptiFine

Open the Minecraft launcher and select the newly installed OptiFine profile to launch the game.

Locate the Shaders option

Once in the game, navigate to the “Options” menu, then select “Video Settings,” and click on “Shaders.”

Install Shaders

In the Shaders menu, you’ll find a “shaderpacks” folder button. Copy the downloaded shader pack’s zip file into this folder.

Enable the shader in Minecraft

You should see the installed shader pack listed in the in-game Shaders menu. Select it to enable the shader.

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Iris LoaderRequired 1.16.2+
  • Support Fabric / Quilt
  • Performance Boost
  • Shaders Compatibility
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How to install DrDestens Shaders with Iris & Sodium?

Download Iris:

Download the latest version of the Iris installer.

Install Iris

Locate the downloaded Iris Installer and open it.

Choose installation type:

  • Iris Install: Select this option if you don’t plan on using any other mods alongside Iris.
  • Fabric Install: Opt for this option if you intend to use Iris with Fabric and other mods. The Iris jar files will be copied to the mods folder within the .minecraft directory.
Launch Minecraft

Launch the Minecraft launcher. Choose the profile you decided to install in the previous step.

Install Shaders

Navigate to Options > Video Settings > Shader Packs within the game.

Drag and Drop

You can directly drag and drop the shader zip file into the Minecraft window to install a shader pack.

What is your FPS playing with Shaders?

DrDestens Shaders — Download Links

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Before starting the game, be aware that:
  • Some Shaders have not been appropriately updated to 1.20. Still, all have been tested and work correctly in Minecraft 1.20.
  • All download links are original and from the creator himself. We never host or edit any files. We only distribute them as a direct link to our users, ensuring security and quality. If you doubt this, don’t forget to read our Terms.
  • It is noteworthy that the links may stop working with each new update. Even with all our efforts to keep everything updated, these things can happen; if any link is not working, please let us know.
  • Leave feedback below on what you think of this Shader Pack; it helps the authors improve their packs.

Download Links:

DrDestens Shaders [1.20.x – 1.7.x] – V1.5.0.1
103.19K Downloads Updated on Jun, 2023