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Importing Achievements Using the Steam VDF File

To generate the file containing achievement information, including localized data, please do the following:

  1. Go to

  2. Log in to the system.

  3. Go to Apps & Packages→All Applications.

    Steam VDF File 1

  4. Select the Steamworks Admin option for your game.

  5. Go to Misc→View Raw Settings option.

    Steam VDF File 2

  6. In the Raw Configuration Data section, you’ll see an option to Choose app info section: select Stats from the drop-down menu.

    Steam VDF File 3

  7. Copy all the presented information to a text editing program, such as Notepad or Notepad++, and save the data as a .txt file.


Make sure to encode your .txt or .vdf as UTF-8 when saving; this ensures special characters, and characters not featured in the English language are correctly saved and imported.