Tomb Raider: Legend

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Tomb Raider: Legend
Tomb raider legend cover.jpg
Release dates
April 7, 2006
Tomb Raider: Legend at Steam Charts
Tomb Raider: Legend at SteamDB
 Tomb Raider: Legend at Wikipedia
Tomb Raider
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General information

More information Square Enix Forums for Tomb Raider: Legend
More information Square Enix Forums for Tomb Raider: Legend - Technical Forum
More information Lara Croft Wiki - A detailed wiki for the Tomb Raider series
More information Legend at Tomb Raider Forums
More information Tom's Hardware graphics setting analysis
More information Steam Community Discussions
More information Steam Users' Forums for game series


Source DRM Notes Keys
Retail DRM details are not known
Steam Availability Table Icons - Steam.svg

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

Windows HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Crystal Dynamics\Tomb Raider: Legend\

Save game data location[edit]

Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Tomb Raider - Legend\

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud Impossible
GameSave Manager Native

Video settings[edit]

External video settings.
In-game general video settings.
In-game advanced video settings.
Disadvantage 'Next generation content' option contains bugs such as missing wetness effects on Lara as well as misaligned ropes and vines.
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution Native WSGF WS Silver.svg See Widescreen resolution.
Multi-monitor Hackable WSGF MM Bronze.svg
Ultra-widescreen Native WSGF UW Silver.svg
4K Ultra HD Native WSGF 4K Gold.svg
Field of view (FOV) Hackable See Field of view (FOV).
Windowed Impossible
Borderless fullscreen windowed Impossible
Anisotropic filtering (AF) Impossible
Anti-aliasing (AA) Native Only native options are on and off.
Vertical sync (Vsync) Native
High frame rate Native

Widescreen resolution[edit]

Advantage Game contains widescreen toggle which can switch between 4:3 and 16:9 aspect ratios.
Disadvantage There is no native support for 16:10 or any other ratios and game is stretched to fullscreen.
Advantage Widescreen Fixer and Flawless Widescreen support this game. They can be used to play not 16:9 aspect ratios without distortions.

Field of view (FOV)[edit]

Advantage Custom field of view and aspect ratio can be set by FOV Hack by Racer_S.[1] which unfortunately will not work with the Steam version.

Input settings[edit]

In-game general control settings.
In-game mouse settings.
In-game gamepad settings.
Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping Native
Mouse acceleration Impossible Off by default.
Mouse input in menus Native
Mouse Y-axis inversion Native
Controller support Native XInput-compatible controllers are supported. UI will still refer to keyboard keys, however by manually remapping controls until the controller button is the first listed for each action instead of the keyboard, in-game button prompts will refer to correct controller buttons.
Full controller support Native
Controller remapping Native
Controller Y-axis inversion Native

Audio settings[edit]

In-game audio settings.
In-game language settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls Native Music, sound effects, voice
Surround sound Impossible
Subtitles Native
Closed captions Impossible
Mute on focus lost Native


Language UI Audio CC Notes
English Native Native Native
French Native Native Native
German Native Native Native
Italian Native Native Native
Spanish Native Native Native

Issues fixed[edit]

Random crashing[edit]

Fix Use fixed exe[2]

  1. Copy executable in <path-to-game>

Fix Turn off Next generation content from Display options

Steam overlay not working[edit]

Disadvantage Game does not support the Steam overlay by default.

Adding testapp.exe or trl.exe (from the game's folder) to your library as a non-Steam game enables the overlay.

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS)
2000, XP
Processor (CPU) Pentium 3 1 GHz or Athlon XP Equivalent Pentium 4 3 GHz or Athlon XP/64-bit Equivalent
System memory (RAM) 256 MB 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
9.9 GB
Video card (GPU) GeForce 3Ti
Radeon 9 series
64 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9 compatible
Nvidia GeForce 7800
Ati X-1800
512 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9 compatible


  1. Tomb Raider: Legend | WSGF
  2. TRUE Crash Fix for TRL Next Gen Mode (Download) -