File Structure

This page describes file structure of the Cascadeur application

Main Program Folder

The main program folder is named

  • cascadeur-windows in Windows
  • cascadeur-linux in Ubuntu

By default, this folder includes two subdirectories

  • cascadeur - there all the program files reside
  • scenes - there example scenes are stored

Note: During installation, you can specify another name for the main folder; in this case, that name will be used instead of the default one

Application Data

Program data is stored in a dedicated folder at the following location:

  • Windows: C:\Users\<user_name>\AppData\Local\cascadeur
  • Ubuntu: /home/<user_name>/.local/share/cascadeur

All of the program settings are stored in several .ini files placed at the root of this directory. It also includes a number of folders:

  • autosave stores backup save files for recently used scenes. Autosaving is performed automatically, its frequency can be adjusted in Cascadeur's Settings window
  • cache stores cache files
  • file_preview contains .png images depicting recently used scenes (these images are seen on the splash screen under the Recent Files tab)
  • logs contain program log in the form of a text file

Note: If these files are deleted, all user settings will be reset (missing files are recreated on starting up the program, but with default settings)

 

See Also

Installation

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