Edna & Harvey: The Breakout

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This page is for the original Java game. For the modern Unity remake and the Anniversary Edition, see Edna & Harvey: The Breakout - Anniversary Edition.

Edna & Harvey: The Breakout
Edna & Harvey: The Breakout cover
Daedalic Entertainment
OS X Application Systems Heidelberg
Release dates
Windows June 6, 2008
macOS (OS X) April 2, 2009
Metacritic 56
Microtransactions None
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Relaxed
Perspectives Cinematic camera
Controls Point and select
Genres Adventure
Art styles Cartoon
Themes Comedy
Series Edna & Harvey
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Edna & Harvey
Edna & Harvey: The Breakout 2008
Edna & Harvey: Harvey's New Eyes 2011
Edna & Harvey: The Puzzle 2014
Edna & Harvey: The Breakout - Anniversary Edition 2019

General information

Official Support
GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions


Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\ednaPreferen.ces[Note 1]
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/255320/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\Daedalic Entertainment\Edna\savegame\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/255320/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Configuration dialog.
Configuration dialog.
In-game options.
In-game options.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Max resolution is 800 x 600.
Max resolution is 800 x 600.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Always enabled.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Max frame-rate is 40.

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio settings[edit]

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


Language UI Audio Sub Notes
Fan translation, download.

Issues fixed[edit]

Full Screen Not Working Properly[edit]

DPI fix[1]
  1. Go to the installation folder.
  2. Right click on Edna.exe and select "Properties."
  3. Go to the Compatibility tab and check "Disable display scaling on high DPI settings."
Disable OpenGL Hardware Acceleration in launcher[citation needed]

Other information[edit]


Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
macOS (OS X)
This 32-bit-only macOS game does not work on macOS Catalina (10.15) or later.

System requirements[edit]

Operating system (OS) XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium III 1 GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Video card (GPU) 64 MB of VRAM
Sound (audio device) DirectX-compatible
Requires Java 8 or higher; comes with 32-bit Java 8 runtime.
macOS (OS X)
Operating system (OS) 10.4.11
Processor (CPU) PowerPC G4 1 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1 GB


  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).
  2. 2.0 2.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/255320/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (255320) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.