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

  • 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.

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

| improve this answer | |
  • 2
    Kinda pointless to answer a question with 3 different duplicates all containing that answer. – Jonathan Drapeau Nov 24 '15 at 18:15

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.