ReShade - Advanced post-processing everywhere (SweetFX)

Discussion in 'Game Tweaks and Modifications' started by CeeJay.dk, Nov 30, 2014.

  1. Shpati

    Shpati Guest

    Can anyone help me get SweetFX working with GTA IV Complete Edition (the one from Steam)?

    I am using Boulotaur2024's SweetFX 1.5u from here: http://sfx.thelazy.net/downloads/

    I copied the necessary files to my game path. The Rockstar launcher pops up but when it tries to load the game it's just a black screen for 20 seconds and nothing happens. It can't even launch the game. The game is loadable again once I remove the SweetFX files.

    I tried disabling SMAA as well just to see if SweetFX would work with no features enabled, but it's the same issue.

    Nothing in my Windows Event Viewer.

    All the SweetFX log shows is:


    [22:10:20] Redirecting CreateDevice failed (width: 2560, height: 1440)
    [22:10:20] Redirecting CreateDevice : successful (width: 2560, height: 1440)
    [22:10:21] Using only SWFX shaders and no AA
    [22:10:21] SWFX enabled
    [22:10:21] Device->Reset succesful ! [width: 2560, height: 1440]
    [22:10:22] Using only SWFX shaders and no AA
    [22:10:22] SWFX enabled

    EDIT: The game is not heavily modded or anything. I just have the ASI_Loader and Fusion Fix which are pretty lightweight and shouldn't effect anything.

    I don't use anything like Vulcan/dxvk that many people use. I just use the default wrapper (at least that's what I think they are called lol) that came with the game

    This game has really bad aliasing and I would like to add some SMAA and even some FXAA to smooth things out.

    EDIT 2: I have an Nvidia RTX A3000 with the most up-to-date drivers.
     
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  2. BetA

    BetA Ancient Guru

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    why would you want to use SweetFX? its very very old.
    just get the newest ReShade and enjoy a lot more then just FXAA/SMAA ;)

    https://reshade.me/

    its easy really, download, start it, select the exe of teh game you want to add it to, select the API the game uses (in case of GTA5 it is DirectX 11), then skip the preset part and now select all packages but tee VRTools one if u dont use VR. let it all download and close when finished.
    now u can start your game and get a pop up wich will tell you to press home to start the tutorial - do what it says and you should be good.
    all effect/shader changes work realtime and you see what you actually change :) SweetFX on the other hand worked diff. anyway. Use ReSHade, it is so to day the sucessor to sweetFX.

    and if you have any further questions or need help, feel free to visit us at our Discord :) (link can be found on the Homepage - reshade.me)
     
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    BetA Ancient Guru

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    ReShade version 5.4.1 to 5.4.2

    Changelog

    download:
    https://reshade.me/
     
  4. Shpati

    Shpati Guest

    Thank you for the quick reply! :)

    I was using SweetFX because that's what people on Reddit were telling me to use.

    This is for GTA 4 though actually, not GTA 5. Which I believe uses DX9. Will that matter?

    I will definitely give this a try.
     

  5. BetA

    BetA Ancient Guru

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    no it wont matter, just select DirectX 9 as API then when asked :)

    here are some Guides to get you started.
    https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLVJvgoR2kklkkDQxYjBsbR2y-ieWmgSZt
     
  6. Shpati

    Shpati Guest

    Pretty neat tool haha. Lot of effects to play with. More than I expecting

    The anti-aliasing stuff didn't really do much for this game. But better than nothing.

    I saw some pretty cool "ultra high" graphic mods for this game using something called ENB + ReShade. So I might just have to try that on another play through. I don't think I fix this games while trying to keep it somewhat "vanilla". May as well go full throttle haha.
     
  7. BetA

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    RESHADE 5.5.0 RELEASED !!!!

    Enjoy ;)

    Download:
    https://reshade.me/
     
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    RESHADE 5.5.1 and 5.5.2 - UPDATE / HOTFIX

    DOWNLOAD: https://reshade.me
     
  9. ramthegamer

    ramthegamer Ancient Guru

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    What we just need is a good sharpener for dlss, that s all i ask for,cod warzone is kinda ok with the ingame sharpener at 100 with dlss, but games like cs go, which i play at 960p for gameplay reasons/ aim blablabla..looks like shite on my 1440p monitor, and nvidia sharpening is bad , it gives certain color degradation to textures when i apply it...
     
  10. umeng2002

    umeng2002 Maha Guru

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    I use AMD CAS with reshade. If the game has the option, I turn off dlss' sharpening or edit the exe with a hex editor to disable sharpening and the inject CAS. This also works great with basic TAA smear. AMD CAS is the best sharpener out there.
     

  11. BetA

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    ReShade 5.6 released :p

    Changelog

    Forum:
    https://reshade.me/releases/8539-5-6

    DOWNLOAD:
    https://reshade.me/
     
  12. BetA

    BetA Ancient Guru

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    How to get RTSS (MSI Afterburner OSD) working again with ReShade 5.6 in DX11 Games

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  13. Neo Cyrus

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    @BetA Thanks but that just seems to make MHR crash whether I do it through the global config or make a profile for it. Though, the last time I ran it, it mysteriously started working (after removing that Enable=0 modification). But it still crashes on startup if it hasn't compiled shaders for that driver yet and ReShade + RTSS are active at the same time on it.

    As a side note, where do I get skins for RTSS like that one you're using?
     
  14. Astyanax

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    the new RTSS beta fixes issues with Reshade
     
  15. BetA

    BetA Ancient Guru

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    whats MHR?

    Monster hunter something?
    i think that one has anti cheat or a DRM that makes issues, u need to use REFramework to get reshade injected.
    https://github.com/praydog/REFramework
    Supported Games


    if u have issues, join our ReShade Discord and we help you ;)

    *edit..
    got my Afterburner Themes from here:
    https://www.deviantart.com/tag/afterburner
     
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  16. Neo Cyrus

    Neo Cyrus Ancient Guru

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    @Astyanax I have the latest beta and still encounter that issue in some games.

    @BetA Yes, Monster Hunter Rise, and I do have REFramework installed.
     
  17. Unwinder

    Unwinder Ancient Guru Staff Member

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    The latest beta has nothing to do with your unrelated issues. Reading release notes helps to know what to expect from it.
     
  18. BetA

    BetA Ancient Guru

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    ReShade 5.7 released !!!

    Changelog

    Download at https://reshade.me
     
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    UPDATE !!!

    ReShade 5.7.1

    there was a recall, lol.. problems with addons... stay tuned...


    Download:
    https://reshade.me
     
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  20. BetA

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    ok, here we go - ReShade 5.8 released !!!

    Download:
    https://reshade.me

    and some more infos and general news on reshade:
    https://www.reddit.com/r/ReShade/comments/12f127x/reshade_580_is_out_now/
     

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