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How To Install Sodium Mod In Minecraft To Boost FPS (2022)

Here's the step-by-step guide on how to download and install the Sodium mod in Minecraft.

Players who want to improve the performance of Minecraft by reducing graphical issues, stutter, and improving frame rate can try out Sodium. It’s a mod or rendering engine replacement that is compatible with Fabric. Now, if you want to level up your experience of playing this game, here’s how to install Sodium in Minecraft.

How to Download and Install Sodium in Minecraft

To download Sodium, head to Curseforge.com and find the Recent files as well as Minecraft version mentioned and download the file from there. Easy peasy, but how to install it, though? Let’s get right into the steps.

How to Install Sodium Mod to Boost FPS

  • Close the Minecraft launcher if it’s open.
  • Ensure that you have the Fabric loader installed and it’s updated to the latest version. You can find it here and we’ve detailed the steps to install it over here.
  • Now, copy the downloaded mod from whichever folder you downloaded it to and paste it into your mods folder.
  • To find the mods folder, type %appdata% in your PC’s search bar.
  • Here’s where you will find the mods – %appdata%\.minecraft\mods. If you haven’t used mods before, create a folder named mods (lowercase).
  • As per the official description – no other mods (not even the Fabric API!) are required in order to use Sodium. You do not need to create new worlds in order to take advantage of the mod.
    How to Download and Install Sodium in Minecraft
  • After completing these steps, start Minecraft via the launcher.
  • Next, choose Fabric from the drop-down at the bottom left and now you can use Sodium in Minecraft after pressing play.

So, that was basically how to download and install Sodium to use in Minecraft. It gets frequent updates, so issues like compatibility with Minecraft’s updates are addressed well.

With that out of the way, don’t forget to check out our other Minecraft guides for more tips and tricks. Don’t forget to check out the list of the best Minecraft 1.18 shaders.