Tomb Raider: Legend

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Tomb Raider: Legend
Tomb Raider Legend cover.jpg
Release dates
April 7, 2006
Tomb Raider: Legend at WineHQ
Tomb Raider: Legend at SteamDB
 Tomb Raider: Legend at Wikipedia
Tomb Raider
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Tomb Raider: Legend 2006
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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 Disc check DRM: SecuROM
Steam Availability Table Icons - Steam.svg

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Fix Delete/rename video files

  1. Go to the installation folder.
  2. Delete or rename nvidia.bik and title.bik.


Information The copyright screen will still be shown.


v1.2 Patch updates the retail game to the latest version. Digital distribution versions are already patched.

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 No native support
GameSave Manager Native support

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 support WSGF WS Silver.svg See Widescreen resolution.
Multi-monitor Hackable WSGF MM Bronze.svg Use the FOV hack.
Ultra-widescreen Native support WSGF UW Silver.svg
4K Ultra HD Native support WSGF 4K Gold.svg
Field of view (FOV) Hackable Use the FOV hack.[1] Does not work with the Steam version.[2]
Windowed No native support
Borderless fullscreen windowed No native support
Anisotropic filtering (AF) No native support
Anti-aliasing (AA) Native support Only native options are on and off.
Vertical sync (Vsync) Native support
60 FPS Native support
120+ FPS Native support

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 non-16:9 aspect ratios without distortions.

Input settings[edit]

In-game general control settings.
In-game mouse settings.
In-game gamepad settings.
Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping Native support
Mouse acceleration No native support Off by default.
Mouse input in menus Native support
Mouse Y-axis inversion Native support
Controller support Native support 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 support
Controller remapping Native support
Controller Y-axis inversion Native support

Audio settings[edit]

In-game audio settings.
In-game language settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls Native support Music, sound effects, voice
Surround sound No native support
Subtitles Native support
Closed captions No native support
Mute on focus lost Native support


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

VR support[edit]

3D modes Native Notes
Native 3D No native support
Nvidia 3D Vision Native support Some text, HUD items are flat. Turn off Next Generation Content and Depth of Field. Text highlight for 3D objects is at incorrect depth.
TriDef 3D Native support
iZ3D Native support

Issues fixed[edit]

Random crashing[edit]

Fix Use fixed exe[3]

  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.

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
Shader Model support 3
64-bit executable No native support


Middleware Notes
Cutscenes Bink Video

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 2000 XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium III 1.0 GHz Intel Pentium IV 3.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 256 MB 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
9.9 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 3 Ti
ATI Radeon 9000 series
64 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9 compatible
Nvidia GeForce 7800
ATI Radeon X1800
512 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9 compatible


  1. Tomb Raider: Legend | WSGF
  2. aspect ratio? :: Tomb Raider: Legend General Discussions
  3. TRUE Crash Fix for TRL Next Gen Mode (Download) -