Steam Client

Steam for Windows, Mac, Android & Linux

The most complete and popular digital distribution PC gaming platform.

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Windows/macOS/Linux/Android
1.5 MB
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4.2 209 votes
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Available on PC, Mac, and Linux

We offer a catalog of PC, Mac, and Linux games, many of which support Steam Play so you can buy once and play anywhere, and Cross-Platform Multiplayer so you can play with all your friends, no matter where they log in

What's New:

General

  • Fix URL bar displaying on HTTPS pages when ‘Display Steam URL’ setting is disabled. Steam URL bar will now respect the setting unless on a page with a security issue in which case it will always show to display the error.
  • Fix steamwebhelper crash causes when requests are unexpectedly canceled.

Library

  • Allow creating shelves for shared libraries.
  • Disable screenshot slideshow in app hovers if Low Bandwidth or Low Performance mode is enabled.
  • Fix some cases where mismatched header images were cached for some games.
  • Fix duplicated game activity items from sometimes appearing.
  • Allow Family Sharing of tools.
  • Fix new categories created in small mode or Big Picture mode not being properly saved when switching to normal mode.
  • Fix recently played but disallowed by Family View games not appearing in the Recent Games shelf (or the MRU jump list) when Family View is enabled at startup.
  • Fix rendering of steam award images in news updates.

Remote Play Together

  • Hosting on Windows and Linux automatically starts a Steam Voice chat with invited players when available. Invited Friends can optionally join and accept the voice chat in a single click.
  • Players in the session are visible to all players for adjusting Steam Voice Chat mic volumes.
  • All players’ status is now updated to show that they are playing the game together in the Friends List.
  • Fixed host not being able to adjust the last player's input settings in some cases.
  • More players fit in the vertical scrolling area.
  • When a Remote Play Together session is already running, trying to invite a different friend to a different game allows the host to easily end the existing stream.
  • Game volume and fullscreen/windowed preferences are remembered across sessions for the client.
  • Family Sharing can now be used in conjunction with Remote Play Together.

Linux

  • Update steam runtime and container runtime (0.20191119.3): improved graphics drivers diagnostics.
  • Implement a workaround for filesystems with failing 32 bit statfs64 calls (free disk space checks).
  • steam runtime 0.20191210.1: gnutls update to support Proton, further improvements to steam-runtime-system-info.

Previous release notes:

  • Fixed an issue where the overlay could become stuck on top of the game in Red Dead Redemption 2.

Library

  • Added "Expand all" and "Collapse all" options to context menus for collections in the games list
  • Added a filter option to split family shared games in the game list into sections by owner
  • Fixed non-Steam game shortcut icons not displaying when set from an .exe file
  • Fixed status in playbar showing "downloading" while unpacking a preloaded game
  • Brought back Small Mode library view and updated to work with Steam Collections and the new Steam Library
  • Added a library setting to hide game icons in the Steam Library’s left column game list
  • Fixed download progress bar and status wrapping to a second line on game pages on smaller windows
  • Compressed game page links bar to one line on smaller Steam windows
  • Post-game summary, game review reminder and other dynamic content on game pages will now fill only one column on wider Steam windows
  • Fix playtime not updating in play bar on game exit
  • Fix incorrect number of achievements sometimes being displayed in achievements section
  • Fixed occasional crashes caused when uninstalling games
  • Fixed Steam client crash after exiting some AutoCloud-enabled games
  • Fixed a case where game icons would sometimes not properly be downloaded and used for the game's desktop shortcut when installing a game. For for previously installed games affected by the problem, validating game contents and recreating the shortcuts should fix the issue.

General

  • Fixed several causes of steamwebhelper crashes
  • Fixed possible client crash when there are more pending gifts than installed games
  • Fixed an issue where the language drop down in the per-game settings page could be blank for uninstalled games
  • Installation support for STAR WARS Jedi: Fallen Order™
  • Fixed a cause of black library/store/friends windows in the client or overlay
  • Fixed intermittent client crash on startup
  • Fixed intermittent steamwebhelper crash
  • Fixed web based views in the client rendering with artifacts if you have the latest NVIDIA drivers and have turned on Global Image Sharpening

Windows

  • Removed auto-creation of Documents/Downloads directory.

Linux

  • Updated vaapi decoding to libva2 compatibility
  • Fixes to free disk space checks to address issues with some NFS mounts
  • Fixed Steam Input F12 binding
  • Fix "Help > System Information" not producing container runtime information in some cases

Remote Play

  • Fixed game audio being silent when reconnecting to a running game
  • Fixed rare crash when the stream stops

Steam Input

  • Fix issue where adding an action set would prevent creating an action set layer until selecting a new action set

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