TrackMania Sunrise

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TrackMania Sunrise
TrackMania Sunrise cover
North America Enlight Software
United Kingdom Digital Jesters
Release dates
Windows April 6, 2005
TrackMania Sunrise at Wikipedia
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Key points

Also known as TrackMania Sunrise eXtreme.
Obsctructive StarForce DRM.
StarForce is now blocked on Windows 10 v1809 and can make the operating system unable to boot, unless manually removed.

General information

Official website
TrackMania Exchange
TrackMania Forums


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
StarForce DRM[Note 1]

Essential Improvements[edit]

Multiple updates including bonus tracks are available for the game.
A fan made patch/fix is required for the game to work on modern operating systems up till Windows 10.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Default.SystemConfig.Gbx
Graphics settings are stored in the Default.SystemConfig.Gbx file.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\GameData\Profiles
The profiles folder stores all configuration information and preferences.
The tracks folder stores all tracks along with any custom tracks.
The scores folder stores all medal information and race data.

Video settings[edit]

Advanced video settings
Advanced video settings
Display compatibility settings
Display compatibility settings
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Listed as > 4:3 (large). Text and other display objects will stretch.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Only supports resolutions up to 1280x960
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
2x, 4x, 8x, and 16x
Anti-aliasing (AA)
2x, 4x, and 6x
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Listed as Display VSync.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
No FPS or refresh rate limit

Input settings[edit]

Input settings
Input settings

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings
Audio settings
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Sound, Music
Surround sound
7.1 or 5.1 Surround.
The game does not have voice acting.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
EAX support


Language UI Audio Sub Notes


Network config
Network config

Multiplayer types

Connection types

Issues unresolved[edit]

StarForce is blocked on Windows 10 v1809 and can make the operating system unable to boot, unless manually removed.

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9.0c
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 98 SE, ME, 2000, XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium III
AMD Athlon equivalent
System memory (RAM) 128 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 900 MB
Video card (GPU) 16 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0 compatible
Windows 95 and NT are not supported


  1. This version of StarForce DRM does not work on Windows 8.1 or Windows 10.[1][2] For supported versions of Windows the StarForce driver may need to be updated manually using SFUPDATE.