Minecraft version 1.7.x is well over two years old at this point! But that hasn’t stopped the increasing usage of this specific version, many PvP communities especially HFC Minecraft servers have remained on the 1.7.x version because of it’s pre-PvP update features. 1.7.x undoubtedly was one of the best Minecraft versions for PvPing, but that doesn’t mean you can enhance your Minecraft client to perform even better!
Optifine is one of the largest mods available, it’s hands the the most useful and most used Minecraft mod, and today we’re going to help you download the official 1.7 optifine for your Minecraft client.
First, you’re going to want to download the necessary files, head over to the official optifine website: https://optifine.net/downloads scroll all the way down and you’ll see 1.7.10 as well as 1.7.2 these are the last 2 available downloads for 1.7, we advise you to choose 1.7.10 and use 1.7.10 to play on all your Minecraft 1.7.10 servers, this is the most stable 1.7 version that was released by Mojang.
One you’ve downloaded your desired 1.7 build, follow these instructions:
go to your windows search and open “%appdata%
Open up roaming
open up .minecraft
open up versions
open your desired version
open the jar through 7z or winrar (preferably winrar) and drag the files you downloaded.
Exit and launch Minecraft on the desired version.
Congratulations! You’ve installed optifine for your desired 1.7 Minecraft build! Go ahead and build your hearts out, with optifine you’re most likely going to see 2x or even as high as 5x better performance as well as more fine grade tools to enhance your experience.