Phosphor Mod 1.12.2 is a Minecraft mod aiming to save your CPU cycles and improve performance by optimizing one of Minecraft?s most inefficient areas- the lighting engine. Sounds too good to be true? Phosphor has already shipped enabled by default in the very widely known Aether II mod. Check it out now, and maybe considering installing it today!
This mod works on both the client and server and can be installed on servers without requiring clients to also have the mod. The following graph demonstrates the reduction in generation time for a world (with a render distance of 20) for various vanilla and modded dimensions. However, please note that the improvements extend beyond generation time, as well.
This mod attempts to significantly improve the performance of Minecraft?s lighting engine by implementing a handful of optimizations while also fixing many long-standing lighting engine bugs. For the curious, here?s a list of what the mod currently does: