Download the Forge installer Link To install, simply double-click the .jar file and choose to install as a client. Download one of the Optifine packages OptiFine HD C4 Ultra OptiFine HD C4 Standard OptiFine C4 Light To install, simply place the .jar file into your .minecraft/mods folder, create the "mods" folder if it does not exist. Download the GLSL Shaders Mod Link To install, simply place the .jar file into your .minecraft/mods folder, create the "mods" folder if it does not exist. Download one of the Sonic Ether's Unbelievable Shaders SEUS v10.0 Lite SEUS v10.0 Standard SEUS v10.0 Ultra No Blur SEUS v10.0 Ultra Motion Blur SEUS v10.0 Ultra DOF Lite has no water effects. Standard and all the others do, plus more! To install, place the .zip file into your .minecraft/shaderpacks folder, create the "shaderpacks" folder if it does not exist. Final steps and running the mods Start the Minecraft launcher Choose the Forge profile in the lower left and log-in Play Options > Shaders Choose your SUES shader. You can have one or all of the SUES packs in there to choose from to experiment with the best performing one. Tips If you are enabling "Chunk Loading: Multi-Core" in OptiFine, which increases performance if your PC is compatible, then you should disable "Threaded Optimization" or "OpenGL Threading" in your video card's control panel software. To disable waving grass wheat, and/or leaves Open up the .zip'd shader pack you are using in .minecraft/shaderpacks and edit the gbuffers_terrain.vsh file with notepad or notepad2. Find: Code (text): #define WAVING_GRASS #define WAVING_WHEAT #define WAVING_LEAVES Change them to: Code (text): //#define WAVING_GRASS //#define WAVING_WHEAT //#define WAVING_LEAVES This comments the lines out so they aren't active.