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How to Get Shaders on Roblox

Roblox Shaders are mods that improve the graphics of the game.

With shaders, in-game shadows, lighting, texture gradients, and more will be improved.

However, you need to check if your PC is compatible with the shaders.

If your graphics card is outdated, Roblox will not be able to run smoothly.

You may experience severe lag and your game might even crash.

Hence, if your graphics card is outdated, you shouldn’t try downloading shaders on Roblox.

This is because it’ll negatively impact the game’s performance.

In this guide, you’ll learn how to get, download, and install shaders (Zeal’s Shaders) on Roblox.

How to get shaders on Roblox

To get shaders on Roblox, you need to download Zeal’s Shaders.

After you’ve downloaded Zeal’s Shaders, play a game on Roblox and select a shader preset.

The Zeal’s Shaders installation process is pretty straightforward.

To begin with, you need to go to the download page and download it.

Then, you need to follow the on-screen instructions to install the shaders.

This includes accepting the license agreement and installing all components.

Zeal’s Shaders has multiple presets including “Low”, “Medium”, “High”, “Ultra”, and “Max”.

If you have an outdated graphics card, it’s highly recommended that you select the “Low” or “Medium” preset.

If you select a higher preset, the game might lag or even crash.

This is because your graphics card won’t be able to handle the shaders.

Here’s how to get shaders on Roblox:

  1. Download Zeal’s Shaders
  2. Accept the license agreement
  3. Install all components
  4. Play a game on Roblox
  5. Select a preset

1. Download Zeal’s Shaders

How to download Zeal's Shaders on Roblox

The first step is to download Zeal’s Shaders.

Then, you’ll be able to run the installation process.

To begin with, click on this link: https://mega.nz/file/TzoG0DgQ#aIokJYhxH4-N0yZbkCVhFlCBcAwu6OqlIdhHBgvPIMQ.

After you’ve clicked on the link, you’ll land on the download page of Zeal’s Shaders.

On the page, you’ll see a “Zeal’s Shaders Setup.exe” file.

Click on “Download” to download Zeal’s Shaders.

How to download shaders on Roblox

The downloading process will take several minutes.

The Zeal’s Shaders file is quite large, so it may take a while for it to download.

Once the file is downloaded, click on it to open it.

After you’ve clicked on the file, the “Zeal’s Reshade Preset Setup Wizard” will open.

Before you start the installation process, make sure that you close Roblox first.

Then, click on “Next” to proceed to the next step.

2. Accept the license agreement

After you’ve clicked on next, the license agreement will open.

To continue the installation process, you need to accept the agreement.

Click on “I accept the agreement” to accept the license agreement.

Then, click on “Next” to proceed to the next step.

Zeal's ReShade Preset

After you’ve clicked on “Next”, you’ll land on the information page.

On this page, you’ll see information about Zeal’s Shaders.

Zeal’s Shaders includes ray-traced reflections, ambient occlusion, screen-space global illumination, and more.

However, ray-traced reflections only work if you have a ray-tracing graphics card.

Click on “Next” to proceed to the next step.

3. Install all components

After you’ve clicked on “Next”, you’ll land on the “Select Components” page.

On this page, you need to select the components that you want to install.

On the contrary, you need to clear the components that you don’t want to install.

In this example, we’ll install all of the presets.

Click on “Install all” to install all of the presets.

Then, click on “Next” to proceed to the next step.

After you’ve selected the components that you want to install, you’ll land on the “Ready to Install” page.

On this page, you’ll see the setup type and your selected components.

You can click “Back” if you want to review or change any settings.

Otherwise, click on “Install” to install Zeal’s Shaders for Roblox.

4. Play a game on Roblox

How to install shaders on Roblox

The installation process will take several minutes.

After it’s completed, you’ll see a pop-up message.

Here’s what the pop-up message says, “Zeals Shaders have finished installing. You may now open Roblox”.

Click on “OK” to close the pop-up message.

Then, click on “Finish” to complete the setup wizard.

Once Zeal’s Shaders is installed, you need to play a game on Roblox.

You need to play a game on Roblox to check if the shader is working.

Firstly, go to Roblox.com and log in to your account.

After you’ve logged in to your account, navigate to a random game (e.g. Brookhaven RP).

Then, click on the play button to start the game.

5. Select a preset

How to get shaders on Roblox

After you’ve opened a game, you’ll be prompted to press the “home” button on your keyboard.

Press the “home” button on your keyboard to open the shaders menu.

Once you’ve opened the shaders menu, you’ll see a welcome message.

Click on “Skip Tutorial” to skip the tutorial.

Zeal's Shaders Presets

After you’ve skipped the tutorial, you need to select a Zeal’s Shaders preset.

Firstly, click on the top bar.

After you’ve clicked on the top bar, you’ll see a list of presets that you can choose from.

These presets are the components that you’ve previously downloaded.

There are 5 presets in total—Low, Medium, High, Ultra, and Max.

“Zeal’s ReShade-Preset Low.ini” is the lowest intensity shader preset while “Zeal’s ReShade-Preset Max.ini” is the highest intensity shader preset.

You need to select the preset depending on the graphics card that you have.

This is to prevent the preset from compromising the performance of your game.

If you have an outdated graphics card, it’s highly recommended that you select either “Low” or “Medium”.

On the other hand, if you have a high-end graphics card, you can either select “High” or “Ultra”.

Once you’ve selected a preset, press the “home” button on your keyboard to close the menu.

If the game is lagging, try selecting the “Low” preset instead.

If the game is still lagging even after you’ve selected the “Low” preset, it means that your graphics card does not support the shader.

When that happens, you need to uninstall Zeal’s Shaders for the game to stop lagging.

Otherwise, the lag will continue—which will make the game unplayable.

You’ve successfully learned how to get shaders on Roblox!

Conclusion

Now that you’ve installed shaders on Roblox, you need to check the performance of the game.

Is Roblox lagging for you after you’ve enabled the shader?

If it is, you need to select a lower shader preset.

A high shader preset will increase the lag on Roblox.

On the other hand, a low shader preset will reduce the lag on Roblox.

If Roblox is lagging to the point that you can’t play the game, it means that your PC is not compatible with the shader.

If that’s the case, you need to uninstall the shader.

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