Optifine is a graphic enhancement and performance boost mod for Minecraft Java Edition that players can use to get high FPS for a smoother gameplay experience while getting high-quality textures, lightning, and other graphical effects better than the original. If you want to know how to download and install the Optifine mod in Minecraft, we’ve got just the guide for you!

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Many players find downloading and installing Optifine in Minecraft Java Edition a daunting task. Seeing that, we prepared a step-by-step guide on how you can download and install the Optifine mod for Minecraft Java Edition. 

How to Download Optifine Mod for Minecraft Java Edition

Screengrab Via Optifine

You can follow the below steps to download the Optifine mod for Minecraft Java Edition:

  • Go to Optifine’s official website.
  • Click on the Download button found beside the Optifine HD U.
  • You will get navigated to an Optifine server ad page. Wait for a few seconds—then click on the Skip button. [Appears at the top right corner of the screen] 
  • Click on Download.
  • Alternatively, you can also click on Mirror instead of Download. 
  • You will see no ads in this case, just the Download button. 
  • Click on it to begin the download process.
  • Let the download complete. 

How to Install Optifine Mod in Minecraft Java Edition

Follow the below steps to install the Optifine mod in Minecraft Java Edition:

  • Open Minecraft Java Edition launcher
  • Select the “Launch Options” tab
  • Select Latest Release
  • Navigate to the Game Directory 
  • Copy the game directory as you will need it during the Optifine installation

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  • Open the Optifine HD U __.jar file once the download is complete.
  • The Optifine Installer will ask for a location to install the launcher.
  • Copy and paste your Minecraft Java Edition game directory into the folder field.
  • Click on Install. 
  • Once the installation is complete, you will get the option to run the Optifine version of Minecraft in the Minecraft Launcher. 

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So that’s it. This is how you download and install Optifine mod in Minecraft Java Edition. We hope our guide helped you. If you are having any issues in downloading or installing the Optifine mod, ping us in the comments below, and we will try to help. 

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