The Shaders button is grayed out 1.17 and not clickable because it is still under development. The OptiFine development team has already commented this bug, and they are working to fix it. Remember that OptiFine is already over 80% complete its production status.
The main issue that everyone is facing right now is not working of shaders after being updated to 1.17, also it is not compatible with Forge. The team behind Optifine is working on it and a fix for these issues should be released very soon. As of now, there is no official news about how long it could take for them to release a fix.
Minecraft 1.17 is a massive update and it has made a lot of changes to the back end of the game. This is why the Shaders are still being worked on and it will take some time. There is no ETA as of now, according to @OptiFineNews – the official verified account on Twitter. But when the development is complete and compatibility is taken care of, the Minecraft Optifine 1.17 Shaders not working issue will get sorted.
level 1. KvVortex. · 4m. 1.17 optifine is in preview so its not fully developed, so you'll have to wait closer to release. 3. level 1. hoodedmexican. · 4m. As I understand it, Sildurs or Optifine dont allow for shaders (or at least not Sildurs) yet, since it is new.
First, let’s update Minecraft. Open Minecraft Launcher. You will see a dropdown menu in the lower-left corner that says “Latest Release”, check if it says 1.17.1. If not, choose version 1.17.1, press “Play”. It will start downloading the latest version, in this case, 1.17.1.
KUDA Shaders 1.17.1 → 1.6.2. . by DeDelner. ─. July 12, 2021. The KUDA Shaders mod is one of the most popular shader packs of all time for Minecraft 1.17.1. This is because it’s a well-made addition, with very few….
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level 1. Silus_Yeetus. · 4m. i thought that shaders became impossible on windows 10 after 1.16.200. 4. level 2. [deleted] · 4m · edited 4m. For info, in found a shader working in 1.17 on windows 10 with render dragon: Shaderless Shader 2.0 by Ms Fishy.