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The Whispered World

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The Whispered World
The Whispered World cover
Developers
Daedalic Entertainment
Engines
Visionaire
Release dates
Windows April 26, 2010
macOS (OS X) May 6, 2014
Linux March 21, 2017[1]
The Whispered World at Wikipedia
The Whispered World
The Whispered World 2010
Silence – The Whispered World 2 2016

Key points

This page is based on the Special Edition (free to owners of the original version); differences are noted where applicable.

General information

GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions (Special Edition)
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Steam
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Owners of the original version received the Special Edition for free.[2][3]

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\Daedalic Entertainment GmbH\The Whispered World Special Edition
macOS (OS X)
Linux
It's unknown whether this game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux. Please fill in this information.
Configuration files for the original Windows release are stored in <path-to-game>

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\Daedalic Entertainment GmbH\The Whispered World Special Edition\Savegames
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Save data is not compatible between the two versions.
Save data for the original Windows release is stored in <path-to-game>\savegames

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud
True for Special Edition; false for original version.

Video settings[edit]

General options from Special Edition.
General options from Special Edition.
Visionaire Configuration Tool from Special Edition. Original versions tool only features windowed or fullscreen option.
Visionaire Configuration Tool from Special Edition. Original versions tool only features windowed or fullscreen option.
Graphics option Option Notes
Widescreen resolution
Original is always 1024x768. Special Edition has resolution options but are upscaled and black bars on other than 4:3 resolutions.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
With original open TWWOptions.exe from <path-to-game>
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Always enabled.
60 FPS and 120+ 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]

General options from original version.
General options from original version.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Speech, Music and Effects. Special edition also includes Video and General.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
True for Special Edition; false for original version.

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
Not available in Special Edition.[2]
German
Italian
Polish
Russian
Spanish

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP SP3 Vista, 7, 8
Processor (CPU) 2.5 GHz Single-Core or 2 GHz Dual-Core
System memory (RAM) 1 GB 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1700 MB
Video card (GPU) 256 MB of VRAM
OpenGL 2.0 compatible
DirectX 9.0c compatible
Shader model 2.0 support
512 MB of VRAM
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10.7
Processor (CPU) 2 GHz Dual-Core
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1800 MB
Video card (GPU) 256 MB of VRAM
OpenGL 2.0 compatible
Shader model 2.0 support

References