Starsector

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Starsector
Starsector cover
Developers
Fractal Softworks
Engines
LWJGL[1]
Release dates
Windows Early access
macOS (OS X) Early access
Linux Early access
Starsector on Wikipedia
Formerly known as "Starfarer."

General information

Official website
Official forums
Developer endorsed wiki

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Official website
CD key
Unlimited uses
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\starsector-core\data\config
%USERPROFILE%\Starsector\starsector-core\data\config
[Note 1]
macOS (OS X)
Linux
It's unknown whether this game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux. Please fill in this information.
Configuration file is settings.json.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Starsector\saves\<user-id>
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Video settings[edit]

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Enable in settings.json
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 fps regardless of monitor refresh rate
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Turn off Vsync and change frame rate cap in settings.json
High dynamic range display (HDR)
Color blind mode
Can be enabled in settings.json; unknown if functional

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Sound, music
Surround sound
Subtitles
No spoken text
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) 256 MB of VRAM
CPU should be "nothing fancy."[2]
macOS (OS X)
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.7
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) 256 MB of VRAM
CPU should be "nothing fancy."[2]
Linux
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) 256 MB of VRAM
CPU should be "nothing fancy."[2]

Notes

  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).

References

  1. Lwjgl Tutorial | Examples Java Code Geeks - 2020
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Preorder page - last accessed on 2019-10-8
    "Processor: Hard to say exactly, but nothing fancy."