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Release dates
April 19, 2012
April 19, 2012
April 19, 2012
Botanicula at Steam Charts
Botanicula at SteamDB
 Botanicula at Wikipedia

General information

More information Official Forums
More information Community Discussions
More information Support Page
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Source DRM Notes Keys
Retail Availability Table Icons - Steam.svg Windows and OS X. Includes Steam key, soundtrack, and poster.
Developer website DRM-free includes Soundtrack in MP3 + e-Art book Availability Table Icons - Steam.svg
Desura DRM-free
GamersGate DRM-free Windows and OS X DRM-free Windows and OS X
Humble Store DRM-free Availability Table Icons - Steam.svg
Mac App Store Availability Table Icons - Mac App Store.svg
Steam Availability Table Icons - Steam.svg Windows and OS X

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\BotaniculaSaves\settings.txt
OS X ~/Library/Application Support/Amanita Design/Botanicula/settings.txt
Linux ~/Documents/BotaniculaSaves/settings.txt

Save game data location[edit]

Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\BotaniculaSaves
OS X ~/Library/Application Support/Amanita Design/Botanicula
Linux ~/Documents/BotaniculaSaves/
Disadvantage This game does not support the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud Impossible
GameSave Manager Native

Video settings[edit]

Settings popup.
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution Impossible False icon.svg Fullscreen adds black borders around games native resolution.
Multi-monitor Impossible False icon.svg
Ultra-widescreen Impossible False icon.svg
4K Ultra HD Impossible False icon.svg
Field of view (FOV) Not applicable
Windowed Native
Borderless fullscreen windowed Impossible
Anisotropic filtering (AF) Not applicable
Anti-aliasing (AA) Impossible
Vertical sync (Vsync) Impossible
High frame rate Impossible Really hard to measure. Suspected to run around 60 FPS.[1]

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping Impossible
Mouse acceleration Impossible
Mouse input in menus Native
Mouse Y-axis inversion Impossible
Controller support Impossible

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls Impossible
Surround sound Unknown
Subtitles Impossible In-game interaction is done visually and speech is mumbling.
Closed captions Impossible
Mute on focus lost Impossible


Language UI Audio CC Notes
English Native Impossible Impossible
German Native Impossible Impossible
French Native Impossible Impossible
Italian Native Impossible Impossible
Spanish Native Impossible Impossible
Traditional Chinese Native Impossible Impossible
Russian Native Impossible Impossible
Japanese Native Impossible Impossible
Polish Native Impossible Impossible
Czech Native Impossible Impossible
Slovak Native Impossible Impossible
Information Game also features language named "Botulo" which is special Botanicula language.

Issues fixed[edit]

Buggy mouse[edit]

Information Occasionally in puzzles you will need to "push" items with the mouse. Sometimes this can seem too fiddly or just plain buggy.

Fix Buggy mouse

Some users have reported that using the 60% window size fixes this.

Adobe AIR won't install (Linux)[edit]

Fix Create symbolic links for Gnome keyring

  1. Open the Linux terminal
  2. Create symbolic links for gnome Keyring with these commands:
    1. sudo ln -s /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/ /usr/lib/
    2. sudo ln -s /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/ /usr/lib/
  3. If you have a 32-bit computer use these commands instead:
    1. sudo ln -s /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/ /usr/lib/
    2. sudo ln -s /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/ /usr/lib/
  4. Install Adobe AIR
  5. Remove the symbolic links with these commands:
    1. sudo rm /usr/lib/
    2. sudo rm /usr/lib/

System requirements[edit]

Operating system (OS) XP, Vista, 7
Processor (CPU) 1.6 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 700 MB
Operating system (OS) Snow Leopard
Processor (CPU) Intel
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 700 MB
Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU) 1.8 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 700 MB


  1. Tested by Marioysikax on 22 April 2014.