User Manual

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If you want to contribute, send us a sample of text you'd write for the new manual, and we will consider adding you an account. You can work on the manual in the Wiki, but if you prefer, supplying us with HTML or TeX sources is fine, too (we will then translate them for the Wiki).

You can have a look at our TODO page for a list of tasks that need to be done.


A description of what ScummVM does, what to do if you find a bug, and how to contact the authors

Getting started

What you need to be able to use ScummVM, where to get it from, and how to install it

Running and using ScummVM

How to use ScummVM, including both graphical and command line usage


Changing the options of ScummVM so that it runs games exactly the way you want it to

Appendix: Supported games

The list of games supported by the most recent stable version of ScummVM can be found on the Compatibility page, or the games supported by the current unstable version can be found on the SVN Compatibility page. The Engines page in the wiki also lists these things, along with the engines that are still work-in-progress.

Appendix: Tools

A list of the tools available for use with ScummVM (e.g. for compressing audio), along with a description of their usage