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Geometry Dash

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Geometry Dash
Geometry Dash cover
Developers
RobTop Games
Engines
cocos2d-x[1]
Release dates
Windows December 22, 2014
macOS (OS X) December 22, 2014
Taxonomy
Series Geometry Dash
Geometry Dash on HowLongToBeat
Geometry Dash on IGDB
Geometry Dash on MobyGames
Geometry Dash on Wikipedia
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Geometry Dash Meltdown 2016
Geometry Dash Subzero 2017

General information

Unofficial wiki
Steam Community Discussions

Availability

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Steam
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
All versions require Steam DRM.

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/322170/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\GeometryDash\
macOS (OS X)
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/322170/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud
Game offers own account system for backing up saves.

Video

General settings.
General settings.
Graphics settings.
Graphics settings.
Advanced graphics settings.
Advanced graphics settings.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
Some user levels may be not optimised for ultra-widescreen resolutions, thus showing out-of-bounds objects the player is not meant to see during gameplay.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Disabling Vsync enables 60 FPS cap.
High dynamic range display (HDR)
See the glossary page for potential alternatives.

Input

Keyboard keys.
Keyboard keys.

Disable Xbox 360 Controller

Disable Xbox 360 Controller[2]
A plugged in controller is automatically enabled and can't be easily turned off.
  1. Download the NoX360 archive.
  2. Extract it to the installation folder.

Audio

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music and effects.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Royalty free audio
Some audio is royality free, such as in-game shop themes.

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Issues fixed

VRAM leak resulting in unplayable experience until you alt-tab out

Disable Logitech Ghub

Logitech GHub takes samples of specific parts of your screen to match the colors with the light to create cool backlight behind your pc that matches your screen, that sampling is causing the memory leak with Geometry Dash

Other information

API

Technical specs Supported Notes
OpenGL 2.0
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)

Middleware

Middleware Notes
Audio Fmod

System requirements

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) XP
Processor (CPU) 2.0+ GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 100 MB
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10.7
Processor (CPU) 2.0+ GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 100 MB
A 64-bit operating system is required.

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 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>/322170/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (322170) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References

  1. Geometry Dash:Big Benefits With Small Production - last accessed on 2021-07-12
    "Zhenmuron (Robert Topala): «The game (Lite and Full version) has actually been downloaded over 80 million times at this point, and is available on iOS/Android/WP and on Steam (PC/Mac). All using Cocos2d-x, thanks for an awesome framework!.»"
  2. Disabling 360 controller without unplugging it? - Steam Users' Forums (retrieved)