GameMaker (2.3)

HDR Bloom Shader

Kazan Games

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Please note: This bloom is rendered completely on the GPU, if you want a HIGH performance and quality bloom use this one:

HDR Bloom shader for GameMaker 2022+

Make your game brighter! This shader takes the light colors and generates an automatic glow effect. For HD and pixel-art games!


  • Bloom: HDR compatible. Change bloom threshold. Change bloom color. Change bloom intensity. Change blur radius. Burst effect for vivid strong colors.
  • Dirt lens: HDR compatible. Lens dirt mask. Change intensity.
  • Shader: Works on all platforms. Customizable bloom quality (for better Android performance). Automatic quality configuration according to the platform. Can be applied to surfaces (like app surf) or sprites (RGBA). Single-pass shader, without using any surfaces. Can be merged with other shaders.
  • Performance: 500 FPS on Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 (Android). 12.000 FPS on PC, GTX 1050 TI. GPU Utilization: -> Low: 5%. -> Medium: 27%. -> Very High: 41%.

Source project ready-to-use. Technical support available.

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By purchasing, you agree that you may not resell or redistribute the source code in any way (ex: GitHub and Marketplace). The shader can be used commercially in any game or software.

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Age Rating: 4+


GMS2.3 - Version 1.0.1. Published April 16, 2022

Fixed small bug on HTML5.

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