BetterVanillaBuilding Resource Pack 1.17 / 1.16

BetterVanillaBuilding is a Minecraft’s resource pack which is specially designed for the builders, who wants more realistic textures which can transform their houses or building look much greater than they often do. Even though the graphics of the vanilla world would make a lot of the gamer bases feel satisfied and contented, they are certainly not created to meet the needs of most building communities in Minecraft since even the greatest constructions have a tendency to look dull because of the effects of many noisy textures. But fortunately, the new release named BetterVanillaBuilding resource pack has performed a great job of dealing with those problems to provide the builder groups of Minecraft accurately what they want to enjoy the game. The BetterVanillaBuilding has been created with the purpose of keeping the main art style in vanilla Minecraft unchanged while enhancing the textures at the same time in different methods to help the gamers have a better playing experience.

The textures in this set of textures integrate pretty well with the others, have quite plenty of details and come with lively and bold colors which bring everything in Minecraft to a higher level. The most impressive feature of this pack and also the major cause why BetterVanillaBuilding is a great option for most building communities is that it creates a perfect cohesion between all of the textures. Thus, even when you place 2 totally different pieces next to each other, the unique graphics of the texture pack can, in fact, make it seem like that they are blending perfectly together. What’s more, this is true for each mingling of blocks which you might come up with. BetterVanillaBuilding is designed with a standard resolution of 16×16 in Minecraft so gamers will be able to run this pack without any problem as long as their PC can run vanilla minecraft at a stable frame-rate.

BetterVanillaBuilding should be compatible with all of these Minecraft versions: 1.17.1 - 1.17 - 1.16.5 - 1.16.4 - 1.16.3 - 1.16.2 - 1.16.1 - 1.16 - 1.15.2 - 1.15.1 - 1.15 - 1.14.4 - 1.14.3 - 1.14.2 - 1.14 - 1.13.2 - 1.13.1 - 1.13 - 1.12.2 - 1.12 - 1.11.2 - 1.11 - 1.10.2 - 1.10 - 1.9.4 - 1.9 - 1.8.9 - 1.8.8 - 1.8.1 - 1.8.6 - 1.8 - Bedrock Edition - PE

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How to install BetterVanillaBuilding Resource Pack:

NOTE: Many resource packs require optifine to be preinstalled, so be sure to install it.
  1. Download the BetterVanillaBuilding texture pack for Minecraft from the download section below. – if there are many different versions, just pick the one that you like or that you think your PC can handle
  2. Launch the game client through the Minecraft launcher.
  3. On the main menu, click "Options".
  4. On the options menu, click "Resource Packs...".
  5. Click on "Open Resource Pack Folder". – folder titled "resourcepacks" will pop up
  6. Move the .zip file you downloaded in the first step to the newly opened "resourcepacks" folder.
  7. Click "Done".
  8. Click on "Resource Packs..." again.
  9. Your pack should have appeared in the left window, just hover over it and click on the arrow pointing to the right.
  10. Click "Done" again.
  11. The pack has now been successfully loaded and ready to be used in your world!
All armor & tool set names:

Important information:
  • Optifine is required for this resource pack to work properly since BetterVanillaBuilding uses optifine’s connected textures feature. When player places 2 different blocks next to each other, both of the blocks will change their texture. As an example: when player places plank type next to bookshelves, the color of the bookshelves will change.

Please pay attention to the fact that:

  • None of the resource packs, shader mods or tools you see on this website are hosted on our servers. We use download links (including direct download links) provided by official authors. Therefore, they are completely safe and secure.
  • We never modify or edit resource packs in any way.
  • Although we are using the official download links, they may stop working after new updates are released. In this case, you can always use the source links from the "Official Links" section until we update the download links. And yes, we update links regularly and manually for every resource pack you see on this site.
  • By leaving comments below and voting for the pack, you help the authors improve their project.
  • Credit for the creation of BetterVanillaBuilding goes to StefanJ2.

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  1. zoe

    it won’t work for 1.17 for me. help!

  2. DUCC

    i used this before but downloaded again for 1.17 and the leaves for trees when theyre different colors (yellow, orange, red, etc) theres a wave of color changement in the trees like something is wrong

  3. Rasan_n

    BetterVanillaBuilding Armor and tools list
    Creator of this list: Rasan_n
    There might be some mistakes n_n

    ELYTRA’S Example: Angel Elytra
    ———
    Angel
    Fly
    Ladybug
    Bee
    Dark
    Glass
    Phantom
    Ender
    Void
    Soulfire
    Fire
    ————
    ————
    DIA AND NETH ARMOR AND TOOLS Example: Emerald Sword
    ————
    Emerald:
    Sword
    Cleaver
    Pickaxe
    Axe
    Battleaxe
    Shovel
    Hoe
    Helmet
    Chestplate
    Leggings
    Boots
    ————
    Honey:
    Sword
    Cleaver
    Pickaxe
    Axe
    Battleaxe
    Shovel
    Hoe
    Helmet
    Chestplate
    Leggings
    Boots
    ————
    Energy:
    Sword
    Cleaver
    Pickaxe
    Axe
    Battleaxe
    Shovel
    Hoe
    Bow
    Crossbow
    Helmet
    Chestplate
    Leggings
    Boots
    ————
    Glass:
    Sword
    Cleaver
    Pickaxe
    Axe
    Battleaxe
    Shovel
    Hoe
    Helmet
    Chestplate
    Leggings
    Boots
    ————
    Angel and Rename helmet to Halo:
    Sword
    Pickaxe
    Axe
    Battleaxe
    Shovel
    Hoe
    Bow
    Crossbow
    Helmet
    Chestplate
    Leggings
    Boots
    ————-
    Candy tools, Santa armor, Elf armor :
    Sword
    Cleaver
    Pickaxe
    Axe
    Battleaxe
    Shovel
    Hoe
    Shears
    Helmet
    Chestplate
    Leggings
    ————-
    Nova:
    Sword
    Cleaver
    Pickaxe
    Axe
    Battleaxe
    Shovel
    Hoe
    Bow
    Crossbow
    Helmet
    Chestplate
    Leggings
    Boots
    ————-
    Ender:
    Sword
    Cleaver
    Pickaxe
    Axe
    Battleaxe
    Shovel
    Hoe
    Bow
    Helmet
    Chestplate
    Leggings
    Boots
    ————
    Shroom:
    Sword
    Pickaxe
    Axe
    Battleaxe
    Shovel
    Hoe
    Helmet
    Chestplate
    Leggings
    Boots
    ————
    Kyanite:
    Sword
    Cleaver
    Pickaxe
    Axe
    Battleaxe
    Shovel
    Hoe
    Helmet
    Chestplate
    Leggings
    Boots
    ————
    Space:
    Sword
    Cleaver
    Pickaxe
    Axe
    Battleaxe
    Shovel
    Hoe
    Helmet
    Chestplate
    Leggings
    Boots
    ———–
    Snow:
    Sword
    Spear
    Pickaxe
    Axe
    Battleaxe
    Shovel
    Hoe
    Bow
    Helmet
    Chestplate
    Leggings
    Boots
    ————
    Crimson:
    Helmet
    Chestplate
    Leggings
    Boots
    ————
    Cactus:
    Sword
    Cleaver
    Spear
    Pickaxe
    Axe
    Battleaxe
    Shovel
    Hoe
    Helmet
    Chestplate
    Leggings
    Boots
    ————
    Scuba:
    Sword
    Cleaver
    Pickaxe
    Axe
    Battleaxe
    Shovel
    Hoe
    Helmet
    Chestplate
    Leggings
    Boots
    ————
    Fire:
    Sword
    Cleaver
    Pickaxe
    Axe
    Battleaxe
    Shovel
    Hoe
    Bow
    Crossbow
    Helmet
    Chestplate
    Leggings
    Boots
    ————–
    Cobalt:
    Sword
    Cleaver
    Spear
    Pickaxe
    Axe
    Battleaxe
    Shovel
    Hoe
    Bow
    Crossbow
    Helmet
    Chestplate
    Leggings
    Boots
    ————-
    Ruby:
    Sword
    Cleaver
    Spear
    Pickaxe
    Axe
    Battleaxe
    Shovel
    Hoe
    Bow
    Crossbow
    Helmet
    Chestplate
    Leggings
    Boots
    ————
    Invisible:
    Helmet
    Chestplate
    Leggings
    Boots
    ————
    Green:
    Helmet
    Chestplate
    Leggings
    Boots
    ————
    Elven:
    Bow
    Crossbow
    ————
    Netherite and Diamond: Example: DIA sword turns into a spear When renamed to: Diamond Spear
    Spear
    Cleaver
    Battleaxe
    ————

    (MASK) DIA OR NETH HELMET
    —————————
    Example: Moobloom Mask
    ——–
    Iceologer
    Glowsquid
    Stefan
    Pumpkin

  4. Kat

    I love this texture!! But the only problem is when I try to download the bedrock edition, it downloads a .Zip file. But other then that this is a really good texture!

    1. Anicolye

      How do you use the bedrock version of the download? did you get it to work for bedrock?

  5. Jack Starthum

    Is there a way to edit the textures? I tried changing netherite armor textures to match the weapons but whenever I put it in the resource pack folder it doesn’t show up on Minecraft.

  6. help

    why dont i have the connected blocks? i downloaded the 1.17 one but it didnt work. can someone help me?

    1. Admin (resourcepack.net)

      We have said several times that you need an optifine for this feature. There is a lot of information on this page, but be sure to read the How to Install and Important sections. Sometimes the comments section can also help, as we always try to answer people’s questions.

  7. Why

    I feel pretty stupid for asking this but no idea how to get to 1.12.2 I know I can put in 1.12 but I want to use 1.12.2 just in case I miss anything. I want to have everything matching in my different add-ons list.

    1. Admin (resourcepack.net)

      You can always donwload the 1.17.x version of the pack. It will work just fine on minecraft 1.12.2 and will contain all up-to-date textures. It will say “made for a newer version”, but you can simply ignore this message and install it like any other pack.

  8. Tivon

    is there a way to get the connected path textures on bedrock?

  9. Miukuku

    THIS IS THE BEST TEXTURE

  10. apisit thongtan

    that pig bugs

  11. The_Softie

    How do I get the moobloom variants?? I’m desperate I voted for them when minecraft asked but dream made the glowsquids win. I was really looking forward to that but now I can’t figure it out.

    1. StefanJ2

      They show up in flower forest biomes!

  12. pope

    you guys used sildurs shaders in the photos im having a weird issue with the trees leaves wiggling and there being a brownish leaf block stationary in the same place. so its causing this waving of brown and green in the trees and i really dislike that. is there some way to make them compatible because the trees in the showcase look normal. thank you

  13. DABABY

    How do you get the connected textures to work, do you need a specific shader (if so what one) how do you activate it???

    1. Admin (resourcepack.net)

      Please read the “Important Information” section on this page. There is an answer.

  14. Byzant77

    Does anyone know if this works with mods, I have optifine with a couple of mods and the connection part of the pack does not work?

  15. Gray

    How do you use the pack on bedrock because when I load it in it says it failed to load

    1. EEEEEEEEEEE

      you cant use it on bedrock

  16. FoxGuyz

    that’s look interesting!!!

  17. Manapo

    Who thought making acacia brown and red sandstone beige was a good idea, why limit orange blocks

  18. sarah

    can anyone tell me the shader pack that’s in the photos?

  19. spoon

    wait why is this under the bedrock section lol i don’t think it works with bedrock.

    1. Admin (resourcepack.net)

      Because there is a bedrock edition of this pack.
      There is a separate link to the bedrock edition in the downloads section.

  20. Izabu_

    The torches disappear after 2 seconds of placement,,,

  21. Chloe

    pls say i dont need optofine for this cause optifine aint workin for me

    1. Admin (resourcepack.net)

      You need optifine for connected textures feature to work.

  22. Bee

    my trees worked perfectly fine, but then all of the sudden they started clipping between the colors green and yellow. i don’t know what I did. but i’m sad my trees don’t work anymore. my optifine, or shaders also don’t seem to be the problem, its just the pack itself. maybe i messed up something in the settings? idk, but please help :((

    1. Bee

      also the laves on the grass blocks dosent exist anymore?

    2. DefEnge

      for me worked out going to video setting details and putting fancy on trees (i think you can see this option menu only by using the optifine ) and that stopped the clipping probklem

  23. RoyalTacos

    Nether Blocks and smooth stone don’t have a retexture.

  24. Flames

    please just fix the dirt the rest is perfect but the dirt is so off putting

  25. PlayerOne

    Hey, youe texture is amazing, but the custom armor are not working… could you help me?

  26. Mr. P

    I named my enchanted Diamond Chestplate: Crimson Chestplate…cause I use it for the nether. It turned red.
    I switched back to the normal resource pack. And in actual vanilla minecraft its blue. Why is the enchanted and named one RED????

    1. Stefan

      Bettervanillabuilding has about 25 custom armor sets. Of which crimson armor is 1. You can see all other armors on our server, they all work by renaming tools/armor to the correspinding names

  27. Jimin

    The bushy leaves are buggy and don’t show up most of the time for me (yes I downloaded the add-on and have it selected above the regular pack), the leaves also don’t always chance color when they should. My biggest issue with the pack is the skeletons don’t have different styles like shown above, has that not been added yet or is it just buggy? I love this pack but there seems to be quite a few problems..

    1. stefan

      Sounds like you might not have optifine installed, check if you have the latest version for 1.16.2 optifine. If that doesnt help please reach out on discord

  28. leosin

    i got rickrolled by this resource pack lol

  29. Mint Ivy

    the leaves do not show up even with optifine. I went to all of the forests and none of them have the leaves in the picture.

    1. Shotgunfacelift

      Same for me!

      1. stefan

        Check if you guys have the most recent version of optifine. If that doesnt help please reach out in discord

  30. HeroBloodBr

    For some reason the leaves are not with custom colors

  31. MinecraftBlooow

    I cant dowloand this why?

  32. Swindy1234

    The leaf textures don’t work for me, but everything else looks great

  33. shy

    I love this pack so much, it’s perfect and totally my style, but it makes me so sad to say it makes my game freeze up so bad and drops my frames to 20ish as well. I use optifine and have very low settings when using the pack, I have a good custom built pc and get 400 fps with no resource pack and others, why is this specific pack a no go? :(

    1. Stefan

      It’s because of all the connected textures the pack is very laggy (I am working on improving this). Until then you can turn off connected textures in settings and the pack will run fine!

  34. WilliamGameing

    What Is Theis Are Real LIVE

  35. Mikaela Wong

    The pack is beautiful but the the leaf blocks don’t show up for me, they are just solid colors.

  36. snow crystal

    i like the pack, but for some reason the trees are all glitched up. maybe it’s my fault tho?

  37. Toiveikasy

    this modback doesnt work for me. do I have to have spisific settings?