Aperture Reshade
A reshade preset that can be installed for many different games that adds various visual effects such as color correction, bloom, sharpening and lens flares.

How to install for Half-Life 2 or any Half-Life 2 based game:

  1. Download the latest version of Reshade from: Reshade.me
  2. Run the .exe installer you downloaded
  3. Press select game, and navigate to \steamapps\common\Half-Life 2\bin
  4. Select vvis.exe and press ok, tick the box that says Direct3D 9
  5. The program will ask you if you want to download a collection of standard effects, click yes.
  6. Make sure everything is selected and press OK
  7. Close the installer
  8. Place the Aperture.ini from the downloaded zip into \Half-Life 2\bin
  9. Place the filmlut.png file into \Half-Life 2\bin\reshade-shaders\Textures
  10. Launch the game, press the home key to open reshade menu
  11. Select the aperture reshade preset by pressing the small arrows at the top of the menu


Done, you can use the tickboxes to disable / enable effects you want. It is important to keep the LUT tickbox enabled.

Download version for Portal 2: Moddb.com

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Aperture Reshade for Half Life 2

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Reshade preset that adds many visual effects that make the game look better.

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sussyguy
sussyguy

there are no effects

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SonofX51
SonofX51

I can't get this to work, when I try to select the aperture.ini preset, the menu doesn't let me. What's happening?

edit: I got it to show up but no effect options or anything appears in the box.

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kingdruiduk.AKA.DJ
kingdruiduk.AKA.DJ

go into the reshade menu select settings then you'll see it.

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Roon_Moonlight
Roon_Moonlight

This mod is masterpiece! Very awesome shader. I recommend to use with MMOD.

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Heroheenie
Heroheenie

I'll totally use it!

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Ogbox
Ogbox

Does this improve the quite bad shadows in half-life 2?

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Guest
Guest

no

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emeraldminer299
emeraldminer299

What is the "Home button"?

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TryingToGetCreative.
TryingToGetCreative.

It's a button on your keyboard that says "Home".

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