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Parallax Compression (FPS Improvement) 1.1

Improve game performance by compressing parallax images

  1. xaliber
    This mod intends to improve FPS performance by compressing all parallax images size.

    Instead of removing the parallax background like other mod does to improve performance, it compresses everything in the /parallax/images/ directory, reducing them to half its file size. The mod also includes Dracyoshi's Parallax Fixes.

    Compression from this mod has little to no quality loss. So you don't need to worry - your game won't suddenly look bad!

    This mod is a request from a number of users. Feel free to test them out and report if this has successfully improved your performance.

    Steam Workshop download link
    Other FPS improvement mods

    See also


    Frequently Asked Questions
    • Why would you need an FPS boost?
      Because the vanilla images are not optimized, so I optimized it to 50%-75% of its size. It's a request from a number of users too.
    • Work on multiplayer?
      Yes. This only replaces images on your end so it will be compatible.
    • Compatible with Frackin' Universe (FU)?
      Compatible. As in, vanilla parallax images will remain compressed.
      However, images from FU might still run slow. I don't change anything from FU and have no interest in doing that. You might want to ask FU team to compress their images.
    Mod Pack Permissions:
    You must get the author's consent before including this mod in a compilation.
    Mod Assets Permissions:
    You must get the author's consent before altering/redistributing any assets included in this mod.

Recent Updates

  1. Starbound 1.3 update!

Recent Reviews

  1. volodyaf
    volodyaf
    5/5,
    Version: 1.1
    Thank you!
    I hope it helps.
  2. Khaos1177
    Khaos1177
    5/5,
    Version: 1.1
    Great Mod ^^
  3. notdumm32
    notdumm32
    5/5,
    Version: 1.1
    Great mod! Helps a lot :)
    1. xaliber
      Author's Response
      Glad to hear about it!
  4. NeoslayerX
    NeoslayerX
    5/5,
    Version: 1.1
    I don't freaking know if it's working..
    BUT I COULD NEVER PLAY IT ON FULLSCREEN UNTIL NOW
    1. xaliber
      Author's Response
      Seems like it's working! Glad if it helps you.
  5. Quinch
    Quinch
    4/5,
    Version: 1.1
    I haven't done any actual measurements, but overall stuff does seem smoother aboveland.
    1. xaliber
      Author's Response
      Glad it works for you. :)
  6. hellenicshaco
    hellenicshaco
    5/5,
    Version: 1.1
    It is working at 1.3.2 fine too
    1. xaliber
      Author's Response
      Let me know if you have any problem. :)
  7. austinichols
    austinichols
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    Thank you! Awesome work!
    1. xaliber
      Author's Response
      Glad to help!
  8. Markuzkiller
    Markuzkiller
    3/5,
    Version: 1.0
    1. xaliber
      Author's Response
      Thank you for the report! I've just returned to modding and has just noticed this. I'll go check that out.
  9. qqyy0913
    qqyy0913
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    good mod!!
    1. xaliber
      Author's Response
      Thanks for the appreciation!
  10. Devlin Duke
    Devlin Duke
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    Works like a charm. A good alternative if you dont want to completely get rid of the background.
    An option that should be in-game, but alas, no such option.

    Great work~!
    1. xaliber
      Author's Response
      Thanks, glad if it works!