LS RenderPearl Shaders 1.20.4 → 1.20.5

LS RenderPearl Shaders 1.20.4 → 1.20.5 offers a fascinating upgrade to Luracasmus Shaders. If you have always found the latter fascinating, there is every reason to believe you will appreciate what LS RenderPearl Shaders offers. It remains one of the best when it comes to delivering graphics that can be considered “realistic” in the game of Minecraft. Given the features and functionalities that it contributes or adds to Minecraft, there is no doubting the fact that its developer/owner, Luracasmus has done a great job. Despite being developed 5 months ago, its last update was 2 months ago. This is only proof that LS RenderPearl is one of the most modern and recent shaders in the Minecraft community. 

The first thing you will notice about LS RenderPearl Shaders is its lightweight nature. Of course, there are lots of shaders which are capable of improving the appearance of Minecraft. These can change your world once installed. However, the major challenge is that they are usually heavy. This means low-end PCs can’t use them.  There is no need to worry too much about this since LS RenderPearl Shaders tends to offer a solution. Its lightweight will ensure you have access to decent graphics in your world. If you are one of those players that tend to prioritize performance, this is the right shader pack to use. Furthermore, it is handy for PvP. 

This is one shader pack that uses some tricks to deliver the best performances for players. Depending on the scenario, different methods are used. Due to this, expect FPS to be very high in some instances. For instance, if the contrast between ambient light and sunlight is significantly low, shadows will be automatically disabled. It could be during thunderstorms or night periods.  Also, whenever a surface isn’t facing the sun, it won’t get any shadow. Therefore, looking towards the sun tends to improve performance significantly. Note that shadows aren’t enabled in the End or Nether. Finally, shadows will not affect surfaces which are covered fogs. 

LS RenderPearl remains one of the most flexible shader packs you will find out there. To ensure the best performance is delivered for various categories of players, it has some customization features. The truth is that most shader packs are limited when it comes to customization. For instance, some features cannot be disabled or adjusted to meet your needs. There is no need to worry because LS RenderPearl Shaders is very different in this area. Its customization is limitless. This is because almost all of its features can be tweaked. Even if you want to have them disabled, such is very possible. 

These could be automatic exposure, exposure & gamma, sunlight, moonlight, ambient occlusion, sharpening, tonemap operators, color filters, different forms of fog, FXAA (code from BSL Shaders) and more. All of these are highly customizable to suit your overall gameplay. It is also possible to customize the “” and “”. 

Having seen all of the above, it is now evident that LS RenderPearl Shaders can take your Minecraft world to another level you never thought was possible. Therefore, it is worth downloading and installing. With over 9,000 downloads since its creation, you can’t be wrong.


📷 Gallery📝 Changelog

v1.10 by Luracasmus

  • Improved Cloud rendering using Cylindrical Fog
  • Fixed Volumetric Light in The End
  • Improved Shadow Bias
  • Attempted to fix Sun/Moon transparency issues

v1.9 by Luracasmus

  • Improved and added more Tonemap Operators
    • Changed default: Reinhard-Jodie -> Uchimura
    • Expect colors and brightness to be significantly different (you can undo this by switching back to the old default)
  • Added Waves on water
    • Height and Speed is customizable
  • Added Bloom (disabled by default)
    • Strength and Radius is customizable
  • Moved Color options to a separate menu and added Saturation slider
  • Improved Sky, especially at night
  • Added Shadows in The End
  • Fixed Nether lighting

v1.8 by Luracasmus

  • Simplified Variable Penumbra Shadows, improving overall shaderpack performance by about 15%
  • Changed order of Post Processing effects, removed a built-in color filter and enabled Automatic Exposure by default
  • Improved Fog calculation
  • Added Volumetric Light (disabled by default)
  • Disabled Translucent Shadows by default
  • Recalibrated Shadow Bias and fixed close up shadow artifacts
  • Made more blocks emissive
  • Sun is now hidden when it’s raining
  • Removed Emissive Map support
    • Changed default Emissive Color value: 15 -> 13
    • Changed Emissive Color value range: 10-30 -> 10-20
  • Changed default Sunlight Strength value: 40 -> 30
  • Improved some option descriptions

How to Install BSL 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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Iris LoaderRequired 1.16.2+
  • Support Fabric / Quilt
  • Performance Boost
  • Shaders Compatibility
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How to install BSL 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.
Download Shaders:

Download the BSL shaders pack that is compatible with your Minecraft version.

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 BSL shaders zip file into the Minecraft window to install a shader pack.

What is your FPS playing with Shaders?

BSL Shaders — Download Links

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Before starting the game, be aware that:
  • Some Shaders have not been appropriately updated to 1.20.4. 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.
  • Also check out the list of the best Minecraft Shaders of all time.

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LS RenderPearl Shaders [1.20.4 – 1.20.2]
3.77K Downloads Updated on 10/03/2024