It’s finally here! I will show you How To Install Sodium Mod in Minecraft 1.20.3. Thanks to this mod, the gameplay will be much smoother and faster. You can expect much more FPS. It also makes some fixes to the issues with the graphics. A lot of people reported that this mod is a lot better than Optifine, someone experienced over 200% more FPS! Sodium Mod is a free, open-source mod for Minecraft, and as I said above, it will improve the frame rate. It is the best to use Sodium along with Phosphor and Lithium. Those are the two mods from the same developer. Because of the fantastic graphics, there is a big CPU, Memory, and GPU usage.
There are a similar performance-boosting mods like Optifine that add shaders as well and make the game less laggy and beautiful. By the way, you can have shaders with Sodium as well! All you have to do is download Iris Shaders and install it. You will be able to play Minecraft with Shaders. For this tutorial, we will need Fabric and Fabric API. I have a Minecraft on How To Install Fabric in Minecraft 1.20.3, take a look if you want. It’s much more in-depth made, so you won’t make any mistakes if you read that. From our view, it looks kinda the same as the Optifine mod, but it’s completely different. Don’t waste more time and get into this tutorial. I will start completely from scratch, so you know everything. Let’s get into it!
Sodium Mod Features:
- Improve performance
- More FPS
- Many fix issues
- Many graphical fixes
- Smoother gameplay
- Optimization for chunk loading
- Better block rendering
- Smooth biome blending
How To Download Sodium Mod for Minecraft 1.20.3
I won’t waste more of your time, I promise. I have to tell you one thing, we will need three different mods for this tutorial. That is: Sodium Mod 1.20.3, Fabric and Fabric API. Don’t worry, it’s really simple to get these mods, so let’s get into this! At first, please scroll down until you find the downloads section. You will see it right away, don’t worry, it’s not hidden. Click on the download link for SodiumSodium, you will have to go through my redirection website at first but don’t worry, it’s not ad.fly or something similar, I have made it myself, so it’s fine! You will appear on a website where you can finally download the mod, please make sure you download Sodium 1.20.3 version, otherwise, it won’t work for us.
Please scroll down again, and let’s download Fabric and Fabric API. Please click on Fabric first, you have to go through the website again, then you will see the official Fabric website where all the magic happens. Unfortunately, you won’t find Fabric API here but don’t worry, I will show you where to find it. You have to find where to download the installer on the fabric website, don’t worry, you should see it right away. Download it and then drop it on the desktop. Let’s click on the link for Fabric API, it will take you to the curseforge website. That website is absolutely magic, you will find lots of useful stuff for Minecraft. Download the correct version for you on the right side of the website.
How To Install Sodium Mod for Minecraft 1.20.3
We are finally here! Yes, this is the last part of this article, and that is the Installation part. Ok, you have Sodium, Fabric, and Fabric API on the desktop. That’s cool because you need to have it there. At first, please open the Windows Search Bar, which is located on the left-down corner. Once you find the search bar, please type in %appdata%, this will open the roaming folder where Minecraft is installed. Next, please go into the Minecraft folder, because it’s where you need to go in order to install Sodium Mod for Minecraft 1.20.3. Then, please scroll down and find the mods folder, take and drop the Sodium Mod and Fabric API in there, please. Now go back and then find the versions folder.
We have to install Fabric right now. I mentioned that I have a tutorial on Fabric above, if you want then click on the link, and you can read the whole article if you want. Please double-click on the Fabric and install it. Agree with the terms and conditions please, and then simply hit install. You can check the versions folder afterwards, if you see Fabric 1.20.3 version, then everything you did was right. Otherwise, you would have to repeat the steps that I gave you. Thank you for choosing me, and enjoy playing Minecraft!