Location of Apex Legends Config File (2021)

We want to know the location of the config files of games for a bunch of reasons such as modifying the keybindings. In extreme cases, the game may fail to launch and it could attribute to a setting of the game, but without access to the menu, the only way to change the settings of the game is through the config files. The location of Apex Legends config files is quite easy to find. Stick with the post and we will show you the location of the config file for both Steam and Origin clients.

Location of Apex Legends Config File Steam and Origin

After Apex Legends moved to Steam, a lot of users started to wonder if the location of the config files changed. Fortunately, the config files can be found in the same location as when the game was on Origin. So, here is where you can find the Apex Legends Config File for both Steam and Origin clients.

C:\Users\YourUserName\Saved Games\Respawn\Apex\local

  1. Use the Windows Search and type “Saved Games” and open the folder.
  2. Locate the Respawn folder and open it.
  3. Open Apex and then, go to local.
  4. Locate the file videoconfig.txt

You now know the location of the config files. If you are looking to optimize the game further, the next section suggests the best settings you can make to increase the FPS.

Apex Legends – Best Settings to Boost FPS for Mid-Range PCs

Before we proceed with this guide, you should note that the specification recommended is for mid-range PCs and high-end PCs should not attempt this. Here are the in-game settings you can apply.

“VideoConfig”
{    
“setting.cl_gib_allow”      “0”      
“setting.cl_particle_fallback_base”     “3”      
“setting.cl_particle_fallback_multiplier”       “2”      
“setting.cl_ragdoll_maxcount”       “0”      
“setting.cl_ragdoll_self_collision”     “0”      
“setting.mat_depthfeather_enable”       “0”      
“setting.mat_forceaniso”        “1”      
“setting.mat_mip_linear”        “0”      
“setting.stream_memory”     “83886”      
“setting.mat_picmip”        “1”      
“setting.particle_cpu_level”        “0”      
“setting.r_createmodeldecals”       “0”      
“setting.r_decals”      “0”      
“setting.r_lod_switch_scale”        “0.600000”      
“setting.shadow_enable”     “0”      
“setting.shadow_depth_dimen_min”        “0”      
“setting.shadow_depth_upres_factor_max”     “0”      
“setting.shadow_maxdynamic”     “0”      
“setting.ssao_enabled”      “0”      
“setting.ssao_downsample”       “3”      
“setting.modeldecals_forceAllowed”      “-1”      
“setting.dvs_enable”        “0”      
“setting.dvs_gpuframetime_min”      “15000”      
“setting.dvs_gpuframetime_max”      “16500”      
“setting.defaultres”        “1366”      
“setting.defaultresheight”      “768”      
“setting.fullscreen”        “0”      
“setting.nowindowborder”        “1”      
“setting.volumetric_lighting”       “0”      
“setting.mat_vsync_mode”        “0”      
“setting.mat_backbuffer_count”      “1”      
“setting.mat_antialias_mode”        “12”      
“setting.csm_enabled”       “1”      
“setting.csm_coverage”      “1”      
“setting.csm_cascade_res”       “512”      
“setting.fadeDistScale”     “1.000000”      
“setting.dvs_supersample_enable”        “0”      
“setting.gamma”     “1.000000”      
“setting.configversion”     “7”  
}

That’s all we have in this guide, hope you know everything about the config location of Apex Legends and the best settings for the game.  

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