If I install the Steam client onto my SSD, can I install games I download on Steam to my HDD?

marked as duplicate by Jonathan Drapeau, Private Pansy, sjohnston, Schism, kalina Nov 24 '15 at 18:46

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  • Yes you just need to make a new library location on the drive..... – Dupree3 Nov 24 '15 at 16:28

When you install a game, you can chose where to install it as one of the steps. By default, this is set to ~/Library/Application\ Support/Steam/SteamApps or C:\Users\%USERNAME%\AppData\Roaming\Steam\SteamApps. You can set a different location, creating a new library in that location (will create a folder called something like SteamApps). From there, you can either then select that Library to install, and you can drag manifest and Application Data from common.

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In this Dropdown, there will also be something like Create new library on drive x

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    Kinda pointless to answer a question with 3 different duplicates all containing that answer. – Jonathan Drapeau Nov 24 '15 at 18:15

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