Optifine Mod 1.17.1 / 1.17 and Lower Versions Ultra HD for Minecraft 

 Last Modified July 14, 2021

 Published February 8, 2018

By  Peter Schwartz

optifine 1.17.1 / 1.15.2 / 1.15.1 / 1.15 - optifine 1.14.3

Optifine Mod 1.17.1 information, download links and more can be read in this article.

What is Optifine Mod 1.17.1 Download For Minecraft?

Optifine is a mod for Minecraft that boosts your FPS and supports HD textures. Moreover, the mod adds options for more FPS performance and better looks. Usually, it can double or triple your FPS.

All in all the mod is a performance-related tool that can provide a large FPS boost as well as a reduction in lag spikes and minimizes potential visual bugs in Minecraft.

Aside from the performance boost this Mod also relevantly improves the overall aesthetics of the game without having to install any texture packs.

It also has it’s own user interface which allows you to directly modify certain aspects of the game’s graphics. This includes the ability to toggle fog, clouds, smooth lighting, and many more.

this Mode is arguably one of the most famous mods if not the most famous mod in Minecraft due to it’s positive effects without the cost of any negative effects.

It has even come to the point where plenty of the modern texture packs and other mods “require Optifine” before you can run them.

How Optifine Mod 1.17.1 Works & Improves Graphics

Minecraft being an open-source game you are free to make optimization yourself. You can edit how it looks, how it works, and even the dynamics of the game.

this Mod works by modifying your graphics of Minecraft thoroughly to a point where it optimizes it automatically for you without having knowledge of coding.

Function wise, this Mod generally makes the game run faster and look better. You are also provided with a new user interface that allows you to toggle multiple aspects to further optimize the graphics to your specification.

Some of the further optimizations that you can do are as follows:

  • πŸ’« Set a Graphics boost toggle on and off
  • πŸ’« Set the render distance to short/tiny
  • πŸ’« Set the performance to max FPS
  • πŸ’« Set AdvancedOpenGL to fast
  • πŸ’« Toggle smooth lighting
  • πŸ’« Toggle animations
  • πŸ’« Toggle fog
  • πŸ’« Toggle clouds

this Mod is also known to have fixed compatibility and graphics issues between versions of Minecraft. It also allows the compatibility of HD textures to take the overall aesthetics of your up a notch.

Read further to learn more about the full details of all of this Mod’s functions and features.

Newest Optifine Versions & All Downloads

Optifine HD 1.17.1 / 1.17 / 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, 1.14, 1.13, 1.12.2, 1.12.1, 1.12, 1.11, 1.11.2, 1.10.4, 1.10, 1.10.2 decreases lag spikes and smooths gameplay.

You can use Optifine U8/B8/B7/D7 mod with Minecraft 1.17.1 / 1.17  / 1.16.4 / 1.16.3 / 1.16.2 / 1.16.1 / 1.16, 1.15.2 / 1.15.1 / 1.15, 1.14, 1.13, 1.12.2/1.12, 1.11, 1.11.2, 1.10.4, 1.10.2, 1.10, 1.9.4, 1.9.2, 1.9.3, 1.8.9, 1.9 and most previous versions.

For most Resource Packs, especially high-resolution PvP Texture Packs we recommend using the Optifine Mod!

Download Optifine HD 1.17.1 / 1.17  / 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, 1.14, 1.13, 1.12.2/1.12/1.11.2/1.10.2/1.10.4 Ultra B7/D7/B8/D8 for Minecraft 1.11/1.10.

Great Texture Packs to use in combination with Optifine:

Optifine Mod 1.17.1 Features

Optifine presents amazing FPS boosts. It s pretty common that after installing this mod you are bound to double your frame rates per second. It has also been a common result for your lag spikes to significantly decrease which smoothens overall gameplay.

Optifine HD removes Lag
Source: Optifine.net

This mod also provides you a ton of support for HD textures. By downloading this mod you won’t need MCPatcher anymore. You get access to custom terrains and item textures. It also unlocks new animated terrains and item textures, not to mention custom HD fonts and custom lightings. The cherry on top is that it completely allows you unlimited texture sizes which is why we now have 528x resolutions and higher.

After installing this mod you are now allowing custom lighting, this is why you now have supposed from Shaders. This was heavily based on the Shaders Mod by Karyonix. Now you can easily insert shaders into Minecraft and choose to tick them on or off from this Mod’s custom UI. This also includes Variable Render Distance and configurable smooth lighting.

Optifine configurable lighting
source: Optifine.net

You also get tons more new additions to your graphics settings. It now allows you to modify the game to your heart’s content. This includes VSync, Smart Advanced OpenGL, Fog Control, Mipmaps, and antialiasing just to name a few.

Some more features of this Mod include Better Grass which fixes grass blocks side textures to match surrounding grass terrains in your world and Better Snow which also matches any snow terrain. But, one of the most loved features of this Mod is it’s Clear Water feature.

Optifine Clear Water Feature
source: Optifine.net

The clear water features allow you to customize the clarity of the water. This makes it more visible and realistic. Combine this feature with an awesome Shader and you get top quality water in Minecraft which looks like it was for an HD game like Skyrim or GTA V. You also have tons more features to discover and tinker. So, what are you waiting for? Download this Mod now!

Optifine Mod 1.17.1 Review – 5 of 5 stars

OptiFine 1.15.2 / 1.15.1 / 1.15Review - 5 of 5 stars rating

This Mod is one of the most famous mods in the Minecraft universe due to it having an absolute effect which has been proven by countless casual players and hardcore players through various YouTube videos and articles.

OptiFine 1.15.2 / 1.15.1 / 1.15 HD Graphics

This Mod enables Minecraft to support HD textures and graphics making the game twenty times better. Most of the time you won’t need to download additional texture packs if you have this Mod installed due to its default effects. Moreover, you can mod your aesthetics even further by using HD texture packs along with this Mod.

OptiFine 1.15.2 / 1.15.1 / 1.15 HD Graphics

It does not just make the graphics look better it also solves plenty of visual bugs that Minecraft has. At the same time, you also get a customizable user interface so you can further customize and modify the way Minecraft looks. You can toggle it to look better but use more resources, you can use it to toggle off some variables to make it run faster or you can even balance things out between performance and appearance.

OptiFine 1.14.4 HD Graphics

We ranked this Mode a perfect score of 5 stars due to the fact that it has been the most downloaded Mod on the internet. It is also one of the most effective ways to improve the game and the development team behind it has been very active.

How to Install Optifine HD

Installing this Mod is fairly easy. As any standard Mod, we would like to recommend our super easy 5-step process to successfully install this Mod properly.

Step 1: Download the Optifine Mod 1.17.1 HD file

– You can download the latest Optifine files from our download links below
– You can also download other several versions of this Mod

note: remember to download the version of this Mod which corresponds to the current version of Minecraft that you are using.

Step 2: Run the Optifine Installer

– Simply unzip the downloaded file (from step 1)
– Run the installer by double-clicking it

Note: Remember to make sure that the installation path is correct

After the installation has been successful a prompt will say “Optifine is successfully installed”. Congratulations you have successfully Installed this Mod’s 1.13 Preview version now all you have to do is launch the game and enjoy it. The installation process applies to all versions of Optifine.

You can view full installation instructions by viewing one of the videos below or consequently you can view our fully detailed How to Install Optifine article.



Have you used this pack or having trouble downloading and installing? Leave a comment below!

Peter Schwartz

Hi, My name is Peter Schwartz or better known as Mr.MCRP. I am an Avid Minecraft fan since it was first released in 2009. I gathered a group of smart and awesome Minecraft fans as well and we have compiled tons and tons of texture packs and we have dedicated it to help you - fellow fans to get the best texture packs ever.

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