ConnectedTexturesMod for Fabric

179,244 Downloads Last Updated: Aug 6, 2021 Game Version: 1.16.5   +8

This mod is DISCONTINUED and no further development will be done. Use Continuity instead for connected textures.



ConnectedTexturesMod for Fabric tries to maintain feature parity with the original ConnectedTexturesMod so that CTM/Chisel format resource packs can work on both platforms without any changes. CTMF also adds some new features and fixes some bugs from the original. It is a client-side only mod that requires the Fabric API and utilizes the Fabric Rendering API for efficiency and compatibility, but this means that it is incompatible with Sodium (unless Indium is used) and Optifine.

CTM/CTMF allows resource packs to create dynamic models by adding custom JSON to model or texture metadata files. CTM/CTMF by itself does not add connected textures. A separate resource pack is needed. CTM/CTMF also has a public facing API that allows other mods to add their own texture types, which can then be used through texture metadata.

Connected Textures

Continuity is another Fabric mod that enables connecting textures through the use of a resource pack. Continuity allows resource packs to use Optifine/MCPatcher format, while CTMF allows resource packs to use CTM/Chisel format. The formats are different and some features that are available in one are not available in the other. There is also no tool to convert between the formats.

TL;DR: CTMF does not have support for Optifine format resource packs. Use Continuity for that instead.

The term "CTM" is ambiguous. In Optifine/MCPatcher format, which predates the ConnectedTexturesMod by a few years, "CTM" means "Connected Texture Map/Mapping". All mentions of "CTM" on this page and in any pages related to this project mean "ConnectedTexturesMod", unless otherwise specified. Depending on which meaning of "CTM" is implied, both CTMF and Continuity could be "CTM for Fabric", but as explained above, the mods serve different purposes.

Other Information

For a full list of all CTM/Chisel resource packs, see this Gist. Alternatively, for a resource pack that provides connected textures only for glass, sandstone, and bookshelves, check out Simple CT.

For information on CTM/Chisel format, mod information, or porting information, visit CTM and CTMF's wikis.


ConnectedTexturesMod for Fabric GitHub

ConnectedTexturesMod for Fabric Wiki

ConnectedTexturesMod CurseForge

ConnectedTexturesMod GitHub

ConnectedTexturesMod Wiki

Fabric API CurseForge

Continuity CurseForge



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