How To Download & Install Optifine in Minecraft? [Solved]

How to install Optifine? When this question arises you may have several doubts, What is Optifine? Is Optifine safe to use? let us are clear about Optifine. Optifine is a Minecraft Optimization mode, that allows Minecraft to run fast and look better with full HD texture and many other configuration options.

Optifine is 100% safe to use and it is trustworthy, as many of the users who used the official Optifine reported this. But some people claim that Optifine is not secure and it stoles the accounts lying and many more. This is because they downloaded an Optfine Fraud version.

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Optifine is an OPtimization Mobe that helps you have a smooth and fast Minecraft game with Mod and standalone configuration for Minecraft. In this article, we will discuss how to install the Optofone for Minecraft. As you should note that Optifine is a computer installation and it doesn’t support the Mobile or any other console for your installed Minecraft.

How to Download & Install Optifine for Minecraft.

Optifine is a Versatile Program for Minecraft, as many Minecraft can’t imagine Minecraft without it. You would like to install Optifine for smooth run and graphics for your Minecraft Game with additionally it adds several Video options, such as dynamic lighting, to the Minecraft settings. Now, let us know how to install the OPtifine for Minecraft by following the below steps.

Here we will discuss the steps to download the Optifine using the given below methods. follow the below steps to do so.

1. Download Optifine

  • Install the optimize from the for Mac, Windows.
  • To the top right of the Optifinelink under the “Ulter Optifine HD Ultra” click on the Download Button.

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  • Wait for 5secs and then click on the Skip button to skip the AD, in the top right corner of the screen.
  • In the middle of the page, click on the “Download Optifine”.
  • Click Keep or Allow if your Browser you that the Optifine might be dangerous.

2. Update Optifine

  • The version of the Optifine is 1.16.14 as of November 2020. If you’re running the lower version then you need to update it to the latest version by opening the Launcher, waiting for fo the newer version of Minecraft, and signing in to the Minecraft back again.

3. Make Sure if you have Downloaded the Optifine Forge

  • If you would like to run Minecraft as a mod inside Minecraft, you need to install the Forge. NOTE: You can skip this if you want to run this Minecraft configuration, which is easier than installing the Forgue if you didn’t install it before.

4. Determine the path of the Minecraft Installation Path if Necessary

Minecraft has its own installation configuration instead of the Forge, You’ll need to find the path of the Minecraft which it is installed.

How to install Optifine with Forge

  • By double-clicking on the Minecraft app icon, Open the Minecraft Launcher.
  • Click on the “Launch Option”.
  • Then, click on the Latest Release.
  • Game Directory Switch, Click on it.
  • Select and copy the Address of the Game directory in the given text field and then pressing CTRL + C on Windows and Command + C on Mac.

5. How to install Optifine with Forge

You can also install the Optifine using the forge, here are the steps that you need to follow to install the Optifine with the Forge.

  • Copy the Optifine file: Click on the Optifine Setup file that you have downloaded, then pressing CTRL + C on Windows and Command + C on Mac.
  • Open the Minecraft Launcher: Double click on the Minecraft App icon, then prompts the Minecraft Launch window

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  • In the Upper-right side corner of the Window, Click on the “Launch Options”. If you didn’t find the launch option then click on the Three bar on the Upper-right corner.

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  • In the middle of the window, click on the latest release, This opens the information page of the Minecraft installation.
  • Now Open the Minecraft Folder, by clicking on the right-facing arrow to the right of the “Game-Directory”. It will open the Minecraft installation folder in the File Explorer or Finder window (MAC).
  • Open the Mods folder, By double-clicking on it. If there is no mods file then create the one by following the below methods: In windows, by right-clicking on the space, a box will be open. Then select the New, click the folder, name the folder as “Mod” ad click on enter. In Mac, Click on the Space on your window, select New, then create New Folder and name the folder as Mob and click on Return.
  •  “Paste the Optifine in the Mod Folder”: Now paste(Ctrl+V, for windows)  or (Command + V, for Mac)  the Optifine file in the Mod folder, that you had copied.

How to install Optifine with Forge

  • If you don’t like to paste the Original file of the Optifine. then you can drag the Optifine File into the “Mod” Folder.

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Run the Optifine via., Forge.,

  • Try the following Methods, to run the Optifine through the Minecraft Forge.

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  • In the Minecraft Launcher Window, Click on the News Tab. To the right of the Play option, click on the Upward-facing arrow. Click on the Forge and then click on the Play.

6. Use the Optifine Only

  • Double click on the Optifine file,  an installation window will prompt on the screen.

How to install Optifine with Forge

  • NOTE: On a Mac, CTRL-Click the file, then click Open in the resulting drop-down menu.

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  • Click on the Three (—) button, is to the folder, on the pop-up window, this will open a new window.
  • Enter the copied Game Directory Address, and then press enter. This will ensure you that Optifine installs to your Minecraft directory.
  • Click install, at the bottom of the Optifine Window.

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  • A prompt will pop up and then click ok, this confirms that the Optifine is installed successfully.

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  • Open the Minecraft Launcher, After the installation of the Minecraft, double click on the Minecraft app, this launches the Minecraft Launcher window.

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  • To the upper right corner of the window, click on the Launch Options or click on the three bars option then select the Launch Options.
  • Click on Add New, this option near the top of the lists of Minecraft, wh9ch brings a page with several text boxes.
  •  Name the file as an Optifine Configuration.

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  • Click on the dropdown menus of the version, it shows the no, of versions. It shows the Optifine ad current version that is installed on your device.
  • After selecting this, click on the “Create” button at the bottom.


The above-mentioned methods will help you to install the Optifine on your device. Minecraft Optifine is only available for the computer and doesn’t support Mobiles or any consoles. Hope this article will helpful for you to get the information that you need. If you have any doubts about this guide or process text us in the comment box below. Stay tuned to Techrulz for more informative Guides.

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