A Bug's Life

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A Bug's Life
A Bug's Life cover
Traveller's Tales
Disney Interactive Studios
Release dates
Windows November 18, 1998
A Bug's Life guide on StrategyWiki
A Bug's Life on Wikipedia
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Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\save\[Note 1]

Video settings[edit]

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
60 fps in menus, 30 fps in-game.
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Issues fixed[edit]

Poor framerate on Windows 8 and later[edit]

Use the Microsoft Application Compatibility Toolkit[1]
  1. Install Microsoft ACT
  2. Run the Compatibility Administrator (32-bit)
  3. Select New Database (1) and press Fix
  4. Fill in the program name, as well as the location of the program. Press next.
  5. Press Next again
  6. Check NoGDIHWAcceleration
  7. Press Next
  8. Press Select All
  9. Press Finish
  10. Press Save, select the database name and save location
  11. Press File - Install

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 6
Software renderer
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 95
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 166 MHz
System memory (RAM) 16 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 35 MB
Video card (GPU) 2 MB of VRAM
Other Quad-speed (4x) CD-ROM drive


  1. When running this game without elevated privileges (Run as administrator option), write operations against a location below %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMDATA%, or %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore on Windows Vista and later (more details).