OptiFine HD for Minecraft 1.8 is a performance enhancement modification which doubles the FPS (frames per second) rate inside your world. It makes use of your on-board/PCI express video card to provide support for improved graphics by adding HD textures, animations and eye candy to your Minecraft. It automatically installs HD texture packs and allows you to modify rendering, fog, weather and various visual options to better customization. The latest version supports; OptiFine HD 1.8.1 and 1.7.10
OptiFine HD Mod Features:
- FPS boost – Makes a significant change (2x) in your game performance.
- Support for HD Textures – Automatic installation for HD Texture packs of any size, makes MCPatcher HD Fix obsolete..
- Configurable Smooth Lighting – Smooth lightning with better shades.
- Smart Advanced OpenGL – Enchanced Graphic card support.
- Fog control – Manage the in-game fog according to your needs
- Mipmaps – Makes smooth objects
- Better and realistic Grass/Snow
- FPS control – Limit the FPS rate for stabilization
- Imrpoved Chunk Loading Control
- Configurable Details – Control every visual inside game
- Configurable animations – Supports custom animation for every object
- Fast Texturepack Switching – Switch texture packs w/o quitting game.
- Debug – Helps you recoever if something goes horribly wrong.
- Time Control – Control time in creative mode.
- Autosave your settings.
Download OptiFine HD Mod for Minecraft 1.8 / 1.7.10:
For Minecraft 1.8 and 1.8.1
- OptiFine for this version is not released yet. It is waiting for mod-coder-pack to update.
For Minecraft 1.7.10 (Installer, Forge #1170 compatible)
For Minecraft 1.7.9
For Minecraft 1.7.4 (non-Forge)
For Minecraft 1.7.2
Forge #1032 supported. Double-click Jar to automatically install or put jar file in mods folder.
For Minecraft 1.6.4
For Minecraft 1.5.2 and newer
- D5 Ultra: OptiFine_1.5.2_HD_U_D5.zip
- D5 Standard: OptiFine_1.5.2_HD_D5.zip
- D2 Light: OptiFine_1.5.2_L_D2.zip
For this version, you need to manually drag and drop all mod’s files into the Minecraft.jar. No forge required.
by sp614x – Last updated on 2nd September, 2014
How to install OptiFine HD Mod:
You can use Magic Launcher to install OptiFine or read the guide below:
- Download OptiFine HD Mod file (Jar extension) according to your game version.
- Use Forge installer to install Minecraft Forge. Run the game once to complete Forge installation.
- Now, Go to Start Menu > Type %appdata%/.minecraft/mods and hit Enter key.
- Move the Mod Jar file into the mods folder you downloaded in Step #1.
- Now open Minecraft Launcher, Select Forge profile from dropdown menu and click ‘Play Minecraft’
Tips & Warnings
- If you have previously used MCPatcher, unpatch all its features and revert to default texture pack.
- This mod is compatible with ModLoader, Forge and other popular mods.
- OptiFine may not be compatible with other Forge mods, so better install it on fresh copy of game first.
- Make sure you have latest version of Java installed in your operating system.