OptiFine HD 1.12/1.11.2 (FPS Boost, Shaders) is a mod that helps you to adjust Minecraft effectively. It makes Minecraft run more smoothly and use less resources. Besides, it enables you to run resource (texture) pack HD without installing more other mods. Usually it can double or triple your FPS. All in all the mod is a performance related tool that can provide a large FPS boost.

OptiFine HD

A perfect choice for personal computers that want to run Mincracraft more smoothly. This an indispensible mod for those playing Minec raft with features like FPS boost, Support HD Textures, Variable Render Distance, Antialiasing, Connected Textures…

Features:

  • FPS boost
    • Doubling the FPS is common
    • Decreases lag spikes and smooths gameplay
  • Support for Shaders – Based on the Shaders Mod by Karyonix
  • Support for HD Textures
    • HD textures and HD fonts (MCPatcher not needed)
    • Custom terrain and item textures
    • Animated terrain and item textures
    • Custom HD Font character widths
    • Custom colors
    • Custom block color palettes
    • Custom lighting
    • Unlimited texture size
  • Variable Render Distance
    • From Tiny to Extreme (2 x Far) in 16m steps
    • Sun, moon and stars are visible in Tiny and Short distance
  • Dynamic Lights – allows handheld and dropped light emitting items to illuminate the objects around them. It is similar, but not related to the Dynamic Lights mod
  • Configurable Smooth Lighting
    • From 1% – smooth lighting without shadows
    • To 100% – smooth lighting with full shadows
  • Performance: VSync
    • Synchronizes framerate with monitor refresh rate to remove split frames and smooth gameplay
  • Smart Advanced OpenGL
    • More efficient, less artifacts
    • Fast – faster, some artifacts still visible
    • Fancy – slower, avoids visual artifacts
  • Fog control
    • Fog: Fancy, Fast, OFF
    • Fog start: Near, Far
  • Mipmaps
    • Visual effect which makes distant objects look better by smoothing the texture details
    • Mipmap level – OFF, 1, 2, 3, Max
    • Mipmap type – Nearest, Linear
  • Anisotropic Filtering
    • Restores details in mipmapped textures
    • AF level – OFF, 2, 4, 8, 16 (depends on hardware support)
  • Antialiasing
    • Smooths jagged lines and sharp color transitions
    • AA level – OFF, 2, 4, 6, 8, 12, 16 (depends on hardware support)
  • Better Grass
    • Fixes grass blocks side texture to match surrounding grass terrain
  • Better Snow
    • Fixes transparent blocks textures to match surrounding snow terrain
  • Clear Water
    • Clear, transparent water with good visibility underwater
  • Custom Sky
    • Use custom textures for the day and night skies. Multiple layers, blending options, time configuration.
  • Random Mobs
    • Use random mob textures if available in the texture pack
  • Connected Textures
    • Connects textures for glass, glass panes, sandstone and bookshelf blocks which are next to each other.
  • Natural Textures
    • Removes the gridlike pattern created by repeating blocks of the same type. Uses rotated and flipped variants of the base block texture.
  • Faster Math
    • Uses smaller lookup table which fits better in the L1 CPU cache
  • FPS control
    • Smooth FPS – stabilizes FPS by flushing the graphics driver buffers
    • Smooth Input – fixes stuck keys, slow input and sound lag by setting correct thread priorities
  • Chunk Loading Control
    • Load Far – loads the world chunks at distance Far, allows fast render distance switching
    • Preloaded Chunks – defines an area in which no new chunks will be loaded
    • Chunk Updates per Frame – allows for faster world loading
    • Dynamic Updates – loads more chunks per frame when the player is standing still
  • Configurable Details
    • Clouds – Default, Fast, Fancy
    • Cloud Height – from 0% to 100%
    • Trees – Default, Fast, Fancy
    • Grass – Default, Fast, Fancy
    • Water – Default, Fast, Fancy
    • Rain and Snow – Default, Fast, Fancy
    • Sky – ON, OFF
    • Stars – ON, OFF
    • Sun & Moon – ON, OFF
    • Depth Fog – ON, OFF
    • Weather – ON, OFF
    • Swamp Colors – ON, OFF
    • Smooth Biomes – ON, OFF
    • Custom Fonts – ON, OFF
    • Custom Colors – ON, OFF
    • Show Capes – ON, OFF (supports HD capes)
  • Configurable animations
    • Water Animated – OFF, Dynamic, ON
    • Lava Animated – OFF, Dynamic, ON
    • Fire Animated – OFF, ON
    • Portal Animated – OFF, ON
    • Redstone Animated – OFF, ON
    • Explosion Animated – OFF, ON
    • Flame Animated – OFF, ON
    • Smoke Animated – OFF, ON
    • Void Particles – OFF, ON
    • Water Particles – OFF, ON
    • Rain Splash – OFF, ON
    • Portal Particles – OFF, ON
    • Dripping Water/Lava – OFF, ON
    • Terrain Animated – OFF, ON
    • Items Animated – OFF, ON
  • Fast Texturepack Switching
    • Switch the current Texturepack without leaving the world
  • Fullscreen Resolution
    • Configurable fullscreen resolution
  • Debug
    • Fast Debug Info – removes lagometer from debug screen
    • Debug Profiler – removes profiler from debug screen
  • Time Control
    • Default, Day Only or Night Only – works in only in Creative mode
  • Autosave
    • Configurable Autosave interval
    • A fix for the famous Lag Spike of Death

Screenshots:

Editions:

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OptiFine HD Screenshots 1

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After installed

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OptiFine HD Screenshots 4

Requires:

Minecraft Forge

How to install:

  1. Make sure you have already installed Minecraft Forge.
  2. Locate the minecraft application folder.
    • On windows open Run from the start menu, type %appdata% and click Run.
    • On mac open finder, hold down ALT and click Go then Library in the top menu bar. Open the folder Application Support and look for Minecraft.
  3. Place the mod you have just downloaded (.jar file) into the Mods folder.
  4. When you launch Minecraft and click the mods button you should now see the mod is installed.

OptiFine HD 1.12/1.11.2 Download Links:

Older version:

For Minecraft 1.5.2

For Minecraft 1.6.4

For Minecraft 1.7.2

For Minecraft 1.7.10

OptiFine HD Ultra D8: Download from Server 1Download from Server 2Download from Server 3

For Minecraft 1.8.0

For Minecraft 1.8.9

OptiFine HD Ultra H8: Download from Server 1Download from Server 2Download from Server 3

For Minecraft 1.9.0

For Minecraft 1.9.4

For Minecraft 1.10.2

OptiFine 1.10.2 HD U D8: Download from Server 1Download from Server 2Download from Server 3

For Minecraft 1.11

For Minecraft 1.11.2

OptiFine 1.11.2 HD U C2: Download from Server 1Download from Server 2Download from Server 3

For Minecraft 1.12

OptiFine 1.12 HD U C2: Download from Server 1Download from Server 2Download from Server 3