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Sodium Alternatives

Sodium is described as 'free and open-source rendering engine replacement for the Minecraft client that greatly improves frame rates, reduces micro-stutter, and fixes graphical issues in Minecraft' and is an app. There are more than 10 alternatives to Sodium for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Minecraft and Minecraft Forge. The best alternative is Fabulously Optimized, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Sodium are OptiFine, VanillaFix, Wurst and BetterFps.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • Minecraft Fabric
  • Minecraft

Sodium is a free and open-source rendering engine replacement for the Minecraft client that greatly improves frame rates,...

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  1. Fabulously Optimized icon

    Fabulously Optimized

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Minecraft Fabric
    • Minecraft
    7 alternatives to Fabulously Optimized 

    Fabulously Optimized is a Fabric-based modpack for Minecraft 1.16.5 and above that focuses on performance and graphics enhancements.

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    1.  LightweightFabulously Optimized consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    Shaders, connected textures, better grass - this pack has it all!
    Consistent Mod Menu -
to easily know mods' features and options
    Title screen - 
note the version text on the bottom right corner.
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    nsde

    Fabulously Optimized is a modpack, which offers Sodium and other proven effective performance-enchancing mods for Minecraft. Fabulously Optimized is easier to install and works with nearly any popular Minecraft launcher.

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  2. OptiFine icon

    OptiFine

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Minecraft
    13 alternatives to OptiFine 

    OptiFine is a Minecraft optimization mod.

    It allows Minecraft to run faster and look better with full support for HD textures and many configuration options.

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    nsde

    OptiFine is - unlike Sodium or the Fabulously Optimized Modpack - closed source/proprietary.

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  3. VanillaFix icon

    VanillaFix

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Minecraft Forge
    • Minecraft
    8 alternatives to VanillaFix 

    VanillaFix is a mod that improves performance and fixes bugs and annoyances in vanilla Minecraft. Tripling FPS is common, try it for yourself if you don't believe it! Also, with VanillaFix installed, Minecraft will no longer fully crash, but rather kick you out to the main...

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  4. Wurst icon

    Wurst

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Minecraft
    • Minecraft Fabric
    7 alternatives to Wurst 

    An open source hacked client for Minecraft.

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    Wurst vs Sodium opinions
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    Atlas19

    This has nothing to do with performance, this is a hacked client and Sodium is a performance mod.

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    Sodium is a optimization mod while wurst IS A FUCKING HACKED CLIENT U STUPID THIS GONNA GET YOU BANNED

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    Its a hacked client and doens't work on servers

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  5. BetterFps icon

    BetterFps

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Minecraft Forge
    8 alternatives to BetterFps 

    BetterFps is a client side minecraft mod that add a few performance improvements. It tries to be compatible with other mods.

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    Discontinued

    The last update is from September 2017.



  6. Iris Mod icon

    Iris Mod

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Minecraft
    9 alternatives to Iris Mod 

    The Iris Project is a collaborative open-source project created by a team of passionate developers seeking to make the Minecraft shaders experience the best that it can be. Iris is developed by the community, for the community.

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  7. Adrenaline icon

    Adrenaline

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    7 alternatives to Adrenaline 

    Adrenaline is a simple performance modpack for Minecraft that tries to keep the game as fast as possible, while still looking great. It is meant to be a sort of "base layer" that you can build on top of to make your own modpacks and instances or just use by itself.

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    1.  LightweightAdrenaline consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Additive

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    6 alternatives to Additive 

    Additive is a simple OptiFine alternative modpack for Minecraft. It has many of the features you know and love from OptiFine, like shaders, high optimization, resource pack features, zoom, capes, and more. This pack is built from another project, [Adrenaline](https://modrinth.

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    1.  LightweightAdditive consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
  9. Simply Optimized icon

    Simply Optimized

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Mac
    • Linux
    4 alternatives to Simply Optimized 

    Simply Optimized is a modpack simular to Adrenaline featuring more agressive performance optimizations.

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    Minecraft Shaders

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Minecraft
    8 alternatives to Minecraft Shaders 

    Shaders are Minecraft Shaders Pack (GLSL) to improve Minecraft graphics, add reality effects, 3d textures, shading, reflections, sun rays, and very realistic clouds improvement. Shader Packs for Caves & Cliffs Update are a crucial improvement that no player can do without in...

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