Texture pack Fresh Animations by Fresh__LX

  • Fresh Animations by Fresh__LX

    Dynamic animated entities to freshen your Minecraft experience.
    • 9892625
    • 485.20 KB
    • 1.20.1
    • March 6, 2021
    • April 26, 2023
    • 16x
    Fresh Animations
Texture Pack Information
NameFresh Animations
DescriptionDynamic animated entities to freshen your Minecraft experience.
InformationDownloads: 9892625
Version: 1.20.1
Size: 485.20 KB
Updated at: April 26, 2023
Created at: March 6, 2021

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Fresh Animations - 80% complete


Fresh Animations is a work in progress resource pack that gives an animation overhaul to the
creatures in the default look of Minecraft. The aim is to make the mobs more dynamic and believable.


Optifine Required

This pack uses a feature of Optifine called Custom Entity Models (CEM) to add new animations.

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Having issues? Make sure you have these settings:
Video Settings > Quality
> Custom Entity Models : ON
> Random Entities : ON (optional)
> Emissive Textures : ON (optional)


Reanimated in FA

Animated mobs graphic:

Mob Graphic

Animated mobs list:

Version 1.0:
  Iron Golem
+ Version 1.1:
  Zombie Villager
  Wither Skeleton
+ Version 1.2:
  Wandering Trader
+ Version 1.3:
  Elder Guardian
  Cave Spider
+ Version 1.4:
+ Version 1.5:
  Trader Llama
+ Version 1.6:
  Skeleton Horse
  Zombie Horse
+ Version 1.7:
  Piglin Brute
  Zombified Piglin
  Magma Cube
+ Version 1.8:
  Tropical Fish
+ More to come!



  • Fresh Animations Extensions are extra resource packs with additional features for Fresh Animations.
  • Load these packs above Fresh Animations to work correctly.
  • These packs are mostly suited for the vanilla look and aren't friendly to other resource packs.
  • They are made for and require Fresh Animations.
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If you ask a question that's already answered in the spoiler below, I will probably ignore it.

Frequently Asked Questions:
Q: Is Fresh Animations a mod / datapack?
A: Nope, Fresh Animations is just a resource pack! It does require Optifine to work, though.
Q: Can you make a Bedrock port?
A: It's not as simple as porting it. To make a version that would work on Bedrock, I would have to start from scratch. So that's not something I plan to do any time soon if ever.
Q: Can you add player animations?
A: Sadly no. Optifine currently doesn't support player animations. It may be possible with other mods, but I haven't looked into it yet.
Q: Why isn't the ___ animated? Can you add it?
A: Not all the mobs are animated yet. Fresh Animations is a Beta pack so it is developed over time, so new mobs animations will be added in major updates.
I work and add new animations at my own pace, so please refrain from requesting animations.
Q: Why do some mobs have white eyes and no new animations when I load the resource pack?
A: This occurs when you haven't installed the Optifine Mod correctly, OR Custom Entity Models is not enabled in Video Settings. The required settings are as follows:
Video Settings > Quality > Custom Entity Models: ON
                                           Random Entities: ON (optional)
                                           Emissive Textures: ON (optional)
A: This can also happen with some 3rd party clients.
A: Also make sure you're using the right Optifine version (refer to the next question below).
Q: With Fresh Animations 1.8, why are the mobs invisible / have invisible parts?
A: This happens with some game versions including 1.18.1, 1.18 and 1.17.x. Use Optifine HD U H9 or newer to use the main pack.
For 1.18 and 1.17.x, use the alternative version of the resource pack (FreshAnimations_v1.7_Alt.zip).
Q: Why do some mobs have big purple/black textures when I load the resource pack?
A: This often occurs when the pack is loaded in. I think it's caused by an Optifine bug. To solve this, you need to exit the game and re-launch it.
Q: Is Fresh Animations compatible with ___ ?
A: Probably not completely. Textures for some mobs break with other packs as they are resized in FA. Other packs with custom entity models won't work as it would override the models FA.
Otherwise, textures for most mobs should be fine. A solution for some packs is to make an 'addon' version using Optifine CEM Parts.
Q: The pack is warning me that it's made for another version of Minecraft. Which version should I get?
A: Any version of this pack should work as intended in most versions, as long as there's a version of Optifine to run it. I recommend using the latest version for the latest updates and new animations.
Don't worry about the version warning! 
Q: Is there a way to use Fresh Animations without OptiFine?
A: Fresh Animations requires Optifine features like Custom Entity Models (CEM) to work. Some Optifine CEM alternative mods are being developed. I recommend Entity Model Features which almost entirely works, and will improve as it's developed further.


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  • Feel free to include this resource pack in your mod pack or server.
  • If you wish to use this pack in any form of content, please credit with a link to the original CurseForge or PMC page where you can.