MakeUp Ultra Fast Shaders 1.21 / 1.20

There are only so many resource packs focused on Minecraft textures that can achieve. Swapping blocky and pixelated textures with higher resolution ones can improve the game in many ways but lighting and shaders are often overlooked. Most players fail to understand the importance of shaders when it comes to video games. Minecraft is no exception. If you want to get improved visuals, you need to get a proper shader resource pack. Each shader pack aims to achieve a certain visual style. You can have shader packs that focus on cartoonish visuals, packs that have more of a darker tone or you can have shader packs that simply aim to increase the level of realism of textures and lighting in the game. MakeUp Ultra Fast shader pack is one of the many such packs that can be used with Minecraft. First published in late 2020, the MakeUp Ultra Fast shaders can be traced down to XavierFST as the original author and developer. He continues to provide support for the shader pack in the form of updates that solve various bugs and compatibility issues. Looking back at the origins of the shader pack, according to XavierFST, his source of inspiration for the visuals that MakeUp Ultra Fast is his passion for makeup. The title of the resource pack is very accurate in describing the overall visual improvements that it brings to the game. He also attempted to build a shader pack that allows the players to control how their game looks. This has been achieved by adding a choice as to which feature you can leave on or turn off. While the source of inspiration for the MakeUp Ultra Fast shader pack is the world of makeup, it is the kind of shaders that everyone can enjoy. It introduces effects and features that simply make Minecraft look better. The MakeUp Ultra Fast shade pack introduces the following features and improvements to the game visuals: Shadows, Depth of field, Temporary anti-aliasing, Improved ambient occlusion, Chromatic aberration, Motion blur, Volumetric clouds, Volumetric light, Reflexes, Waving plants.

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All the above-named features can be turned on or off by the player using the added shader menu. Each effect contributes to the overall visuals in Minecraft to a certain degree. At the same time, they can impact game performance. For this reason, XavierFST allows players to choose which ones to turn off. According to one of his updates, the biggest impact on game performance can be attributed to Bloom, Depth of field, and Shadows. They can negatively impact your FPS if you are running the shader pack on an older system. Modern machines with powerful nVidia cards should be able to handle all the features without a noticeable framerate loss. Most of the features found in MakeUp Ultra Fast are noticeable immediately. Depth of field adds a blur to objects that are far away in the background when you are close to a different object. The bloom effect adds a pleasant glow to lighting objects. The Motion blur also makes fast movement seem faster although it may not be ideal for PvP players. The Volumetric Clouds feature replaces the classic blocky clouds in Minecraft with smoother clouds that look like clouds. Lastly, the shader pack also comes with four color schemes. While they may not alter the colors of textures, with the aid of lighting effects and shader effects, it makes textures look a bit different. It can add a lighter or darker tone or it can make colors in the game more vibrant. To install the MakeUp Ultra Fast shader pack, Optifine is required. As makes use of special features, the shader pack cannot be installed manually. As recommended by XavierFST, the shader pack should be installed using the default shader options in Optifine. Customizations should only be done using the options in the shader pack that is offered in the game. Also, the shader pack may not work perfectly with all resource packs. While the developer is still working to fix bugs and add improvements, some may still be present and could break game visuals in certain situations. Feedback can be sent to the developer to report any issues with certain resource packs or mods to be addressed in future updates. Installed on vanilla Minecraft, MakeUp Ultra Fast should work just fine without any issues.

MakeUp - Ultra Fast should be compatible with all of these Minecraft versions: 1.21 - 1.20.6 - 1.20.5 - 1.20.4 - 1.20.3 - 1.20.2 - 1.20.1 - 1.20 - 1.19.4 - 1.19.3 - 1.19.2 - 1.19.1 - 1.19 - 1.18.2 - 1.18.1 - 1.18 - 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

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How to install MakeUp Ultra Fast Shaders:

  1. Download and install Minecraft.
  2. Open Minecraft launcher and setup your game profile for the Minecraft version you want to run. – in the top menu, select the “Installations” tab, click “New installation”, under the “Version” dropdown, select your preferred Minecraft version and click “Create”.
  3. Download and install Optifine or Iris. – we recommend Iris, it’s a bit more optimized;
  4. Open Minecraft launcher and select the newly created Optifine or Iris profile. – if in step 3 you chose to install optifine it will have an optifine profile, if iris it will have an iris profile;
  5. Download the MakeUp – Ultra Fast shader pack from the download section below.
  6. Launch Minecraft.
  7. For Optifine: Go to Options > Video Settings > Shaders and click “Shaders Folder” to open shaderpacks folder.
    For Iris: Go to Options > Video Settings > Shader packs and click “Open Shader Pack Folder” to open shaderpacks folder.
  8. Put the MakeUp Ultra Fast shader pack (.zip file) downloaded in step 5 into the .minecraft\shaderpacks folder you opened in step 7.
  9. In the game, select MakeUp – Ultra Fast Shaders from the list and click “Done”.

MakeUp - Ultra Fast - Comparison Slider #1 Day

Comparison slider #1 for those who want to compare vanilla Minecraft without any shaders installed (on the left) with Minecraft using this particular shader pack (on the right).

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MakeUp - Ultra Fast - Comparison Slider #2 Night

Comparison slider #2 for those who want to compare vanilla Minecraft without any shaders installed (on the left) with Minecraft using this particular shader pack (on the right).

MakeUp - Ultra Fast Shaders

MakeUp - Ultra Fast Shader Pack Download

  • Credit for the creation of MakeUp - Ultra Fast goes to XavierFST.
  • We never modify or edit resource packs in any way. None of the resource packs, shader mods or tools you see on this website are hosted on our servers. We use only official download links provided by official authors. Therefore, they are completely safe and secure.
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The Java Edition of this shader pack requires Optifine or Iris to run and will not work without them! Get optifine here or get Iris here.

Java Edition:

[1.21.x – 1.12.x] Download MakeUp – Ultra Fast Shader Pack

Download instructions:

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Mediafire: click the big blue button with the text "DOWNLOAD";

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Author: XavierFST
Last updated: 14 June 2024
Category: Shaders
Compatibility: Java

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  1. bekindrewind

    as an asbestos eating zoomer and the name basically being MK-Ultra, I feel obligated to download this shader pack. thanks.

  2. Deacon

    there’s a glitch where the shaders break and absorb my screen whenever I enter the nether anyone have a fix for that?

  3. I want this shaderpack

    does this work on macbook?

  4. hollow

    this is so beautiful and works for my lil potato pc :)

  5. kolobep984


    1. kolobep984

      and really fast

  6. sjid

    How do I open Minecraft on a “iris profile”

    1. Admin

      On the Iris page on, under how to install, check step 8 (there is an image).

  7. S147

    Hey, when I apply the shaders it turns my world super dark, and I can’t see a single thing. This glitch happens exclusively with this shaderpack, on 1.15.2. Is there anything I can do to fix that? like a setting?

    1. carlpro

      same thing is happening to me, i’m on 1.20.1. i hope this gets fixed in the future.

    2. annie

      hi! what fixed it for me is restarting my game and putting them on again.

  8. l

    i love these so much, the motion blur isn’t too strong – perfect

  9. Pat

    i clicked done but then everything just lost its detail. like a glitch or something. is there a setting i need to turn on/off?

  10. Kat

    Getting a visual glitch with nametags and healthbars. Is this an incompatibility with the healthbar mod and the shader or is it just a part of the shader that got funky.

  11. Kotlecik21

    there are 3 photos with other shaders, I’m interested in the shaders in the middle photo and there is only one link

    1. Admin

      No, all the images on this page are for MakeUp Ultra Fast Shaders. Some of the images may be outdated, so the shaders may now look slightly different on newer versions.

      1. Chloe Lakes

        I wish I believe I can

  12. Yaboy

    Remarkable! Very smooth + very beautiful = makeup ultrafast :)

  13. RbPL4YZ

    This works just like the BSL shader (Maybe even better) but with super high fps. Deffinetly recommend it

  14. Godzer

    Darkness effect from warden stoped working. How do I fix it?

  15. Unkn0wnSeven

    I’m getting an issue with the shaders???
    Every now and then ill get like a black entity that just completely blocks out the screen when i turn away it goes away but just remains still, HOW TF DO I FIX IT !!!!

  16. DeltaxMC

    Like it’s name, it’s ultra-fast. Still have the beautiful-ness of the heavy, bulkier shader mods.

    1. Sever Cloud 9


  17. Big J

    Why for ever Optifine!!!!!!!!!

    1. Admin

      Because of the features it provides.

    2. chloe lakes

      Can you tell me how we get on this game cuz I love Minecraft

    3. chloe lakes

      I didn’t want the video I mean the game so I could go on the app play it please please please

      1. james

        This is so beautiful it goes right in with brixel

  18. Nick

    Plz add Pom and pbr support on this shader and this will be the cleanest shader ever.