Optifine is the best Minecraft mod that not only increases performance, improves graphics but also lets you use shaders packs. Unlike other apps, it not easy to download and install Optifine for Minecraft.
Most Minecraft mods use .jar format, Optifine also download in that format that requires a proper way to install.
In this article we have for a steps by step guide on how to download and install Optifine in Minecraft. At the end we have also explained how you can use Optifine to enhance performance and graphics.
How To Download OptiFine in Minecarft?
Follow these steps to download latest version of Optifine.
Step 1. Go to the OptiFine Download Page
Visit the official Optifine Download page to get the latest version. On top you can see the latest version however, you can also access Optifine older version by clicking the ‘Show all versions’ link.
Whatever version you pick the download and it use is same.
Step 2. Download OptiFine for Minecraft
If you are new to this Minecraft mod then you might click on Download button that will open up advertisement pafe with the message “The content below is an advertisement. After the count-down, click Skip to begin your Optifine download.”
So we advise you to click on the “Mirror” link to the right of this version and download Optifine. It will only take 6.7 MB of disk space.
How To Install OptiFine for Minecraft?
Now that you have downloaded the Optifine it’s time to install it on your PC. So follow these steps.
Step 1. Open The OptiFine Installer
Now locate when you have downloaded Optifine and open up the OptiFine Installer by double clicking on it.
In case it won’t open then right-click it and click ‘Open with’. Then, select ‘Java (™) Platform SE Binary’ and click ‘Okay’.
Can’t open Optifine Installer it’s because you don’t have Java on your PC. Her ewe have a complete guide on how to download Java and install it.
Step 2: Install OptiFine with the Installer
now that the OptiFine Installer is open, you an select the default storage path or change it. from here on it’s super easy to install OptiFine for Minecraft. Click the ‘Install’ button, and the mod will start installing.
How to Use OptiFine in Minecraft?
Now the primary use of Optifine is to decrease lag and increase FPS in Minecraft. Plus this mod also add custom settings in Mincraft. To use this mod follow the steps below.
Step 1: Select OptiFine Profile in The Minecarft Launcher
Now open the Minecraft Launcher and click on the little up arrow next to the PLAY button appearing on the bottom left. Click that Optifine version and hit ‘PLAY’.
Step 2: Confirm That You Want to Play Modified Minecraft Version
Now a pop-up windows will appear telling you that Minecraft Jva edition is modified. Simply click on the green “PLAY” button in the bottom right. You have installed the Optifine in Minecraft successfully.
How To Add OptiFine To The Minecraft Launcher
If you have installed Optifine but you can see it appearing in the Minecraft Launcher then don’t worry. Follow these steps to add it in your launcher.
Simply click on the Instllation Tab on the top and you will see Optifine installer in the list. Select Play to launch OptiFine.
In case the Optifine installer doesn’t appear in the Installation tab then click on New Installation button. You will see a new windows. Here enter name as Optifine, and select the version from the drop-down box.
Now click on the Create button at the bottom right of the screen and play Minecraft with Optifine.
Step 3. Launch Minecraft
Once you get past Mojand Screen, click on Options > Video Settings and check if shaders and animations options are added in it. If they are it means that you have successful installed Optifine.
How to install Optifine on Tlauncher??
If you have successfully installed Optifine then it should automatically appear in drop down menu. Simply select it and press Enter the game button.
In case it won’t appear then follow see steps to install Optifine in TLIauncher.
- Press the TLMods button, which is next to the TLauncher files button, select the mods button.
- Search for optifine in the search bar, then download it.
If you start it up and it says the version is wrong then go back to the download but this time click on the optifine mod itself, click on versions and download the latest version, then keep going down on the versions until it finally launches Minecraft the game with no problems.
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