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SpaceChem

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SpaceChem
SpaceChem cover
Developers
Zachtronics
Engines
FontEngine
Release dates
Windows January 1, 2011
macOS (OS X) January 1, 2011
Linux January 1, 2011
SpaceChem at Wikipedia

General information

Official Website
SpaceChem subreddit
GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Amazon.com
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Windows
Linux
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
Linux
Green Man Gaming
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Windows
Linux
Steam
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Windows
Linux

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
63 Corvi
Windows
Linux

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\Zachtronics Industries\SpaceChem\
macOS (OS X) ~/.local/share/Zachtronics Industries/SpaceChem/
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/Zachtronics Industries/SpaceChem/
This game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\Zachtronics Industries\SpaceChem\
macOS (OS X) ~/.local/share/Zachtronics Industries/SpaceChem/
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/Zachtronics Industries/SpaceChem/

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

In-game options menu.
In-game options menu.
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Stretched/pillarboxed 4:3 (set with Keep Aspect Ratio).
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Set with Quick Alt-Tab.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Capped at 62 FPS.

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native 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 options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
No speech
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Portuguese
Russian
Spanish

Issues fixed[edit]

Graphics Issues[edit]

On some systems, there is an issue where only part of the screen is visible.
Disable display scaling on high DPI settings[citation needed]
  1. Go to the installation folder.
  2. Right-click SpaceChem.exe, select Properties, and go to the Compatibility tab.
  3. Check Disable display scaling on high DPI settings, and click Apply.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP 7
Processor (CPU) 2.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 300 MB
Video card (GPU) Frame Buffer Supported
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10.5.8, 10.6.3
Processor (CPU) 2.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 300 MB
Video card (GPU) Frame Buffer Supported
Linux
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 10.04 Ubuntu 12.04
Processor (CPU) 2.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 300 MB
Video card (GPU) Frame Buffer support recommended

References