Nanosaur

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Nanosaur
Developers
Pangea Software
Windows Ideas From the Deep
Release dates
Mac OS (Classic) December 1, 1998
Windows December 22, 2002
Nanosaur on Wikipedia
Nanosaur
Nanosaur 1998
Nanosaur 2: Hatchling 2004

General information

Official site

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Official website
DRM details are not known
Mac OS
Publisher website
DRM details are not known
Windows
Demos are available for Windows and Mac OS.

Essential improvements[edit]

Patches[edit]

The 1.3.4 Update updates the Mac OS version to the latest version. The Windows version is already patched.

Modern Windows video crash fix[edit]

To avoid the video crash due to recent Windows versions, download dgVoodoo and drag/drop the content of the "MS" folder to the root of Nanosaur Extreme to fix it.

Mac OS quality music[edit]

Replace the music folder with this content: Download

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\Ideas From the Deep\Nanosaur\Prefs
Mac OS (Classic)

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\Ideas From the Deep\Nanosaur\HighScores
Mac OS (Classic)

Video settings[edit]

General settings.
General settings.
Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
640x480 only.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
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)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS
120+ FPS

Input settings[edit]

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

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Only on/off with F9 (Music) and F10 (Ambient)
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
OpenGL
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 98se, ME, 2K, XP
Processor (CPU) 500 MHz
System memory (RAM) 32 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 20 MB
Video card (GPU) 8 MB of VRAM
DirectX 7 compatible
Mac OS
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 9.2.2
Processor (CPU) 300 MHz
System memory (RAM) 64 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) ATI Rage 128
Does not run on OS X or in Classic mode on OS X.[1]

References