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Kelly Slater's Pro Surfer

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Kelly Slater's Pro Surfer
Kelly Slater's Pro Surfer cover
Windows Beenox Shift
macOS (OS X) Beenox Shift
Windows Aspyr Media
OS X Aspyr Media
Treyarch NGL
Release dates
Windows October 2, 2003
macOS (OS X) October 2, 2003
Metacritic 82
Monetization One-time game purchase
Perspectives Third-person
Genres Action, Sports, Tricks
Sports Surfing
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The Mac OS X version of this game does not work on Mac OS X Lion (version 10.7) or later due to the removal of support for PowerPC apps.


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
CD key
macOS (OS X)
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
CD key
macOS (OS X)
This game is not available digitally.

Essential improvements


The 1.0.1 Patch for the OS X version fixes various issues.

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Game\config.cfg[Note 1]
macOS (OS X)

Save game data location

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Game\savegame\[Note 1]
macOS (OS X)


In-game settings.
In-game settings.



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


Language UI Audio Sub Notes

Issues fixed

"The operating system is not adequate" error

Fix installer[citation needed]
  1. Download and install the SuperOrca MSI editor.
  2. Copy the entire contents of the install disc to a folder on your computer.
  3. Open that folder, and rename Kelly Slater’s Pro Surfer(tm).msi to Kelly Slater’s Pro Surfer(tm).old.msi
  4. Right click on that file, click Properties, and uncheck Read-Only.
  5. Open that file in SuperOrca.
  6. Scroll down the list on the left. There should be an item labeled LaunchCondition. Click it.
  7. A single row should appear in the main table screen on the right. Click it and press Delete to delete it. Then, save the file as Kelly Slater’s Pro Surfer(tm).msi
  8. Double click the copy of setup.exe that you made in step 2, and install the game.
  9. You can now delete the copies you made in step 2.

Other information


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 8.1
ExecutablePPC 32-bit 64-bit Notes
macOS (OS X)

System requirements

Operating system (OS) 98, ME, 2000, XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium III 800 MHz
System memory (RAM) 256 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 520 MB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce2
ATI Radeon or similar
32 MB of VRAM
DirectX 8.1 compatible
macOS (OS X)
Operating system (OS) 10.1.2 or later (10.7 not supported)
Processor (CPU) G4 700 MHz
System memory (RAM) 256 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 520 MB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce2
ATI Radeon
32 MB of VRAM


  1. 1.0 1.1 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).