SkyrimSE:SkyrimPrefs INI

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Skyrim Special Edition SkyrimPrefs INI Guide

A comprehensive and advanced guide for editing Skyrim Special Edition's version of the "SkyrimPrefs.ini" file

by: The Step Team  | Forum Topic


Suggested first reading: Skyrim Configuration Settings Guide

Guide scope[edit | edit source]

This guide is intended to be the comprehensive reference to all settings found within SkyrimPrefs.ini file for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition game. All of the user-configurable settings contained within SkyrimPrefs.ini are listed and defined (or hopefully will be). Settings are presented by section in alphabetical order. Jump to a relevant section using the links below and navigate back to this "hub" using the link that appears at the top of each section page.
Default SkyrimPrefs INI (runtime

Settings[edit | edit source]

SkyrimPrefs.ini has 144 settings separated into 19 sections. Additional settings/sections are mentioned here that are commonly placed in this file that are not recognized by the game. Any additional settings not listed here are most likely invalid.

INI parameters by section[edit | edit source]