Cheat Engine is an open source tool designed to help you with modifying single player games running under window so you can make them harder or easier depending on your preference (e.g: Find that 100hp is too easy, try playing a game with a max of 1 HP), but also contains other usefull tools to help debugging games and even normal applications.

It comes with a memory scanner to quickly scan for variables used within a game and allow you to change them, but it also comes with a debugger, disassembler, assembler, speedhack, trainer maker, direct 3D manipulation tools, system inspection tools and more.

For new users it is recommended to go through the tutorial(The one that comes with Cheat Engine, you can find it in your programs list after installing) and at least reach step 5 for basic understanding of the usage of Cheat Engine.



Supported Platforms 3 notes on Cheat Engine's platform support

Mac Windows Linux Android Wine

Platform comments

  • Linux “Run the cheat engine client on Wine, then run sudo ceserver in a terminal, then in the client click on processes, then network, connect to localhost, then select a process”
  • Android “The cheat engine app has to connect to ceserver, which needs to be run in root”
  • Wine “”

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Essential Applications (Windows)

Links to official Cheat Engine sites

Official Website    Twitter    GitHub


Auto assembler Automated speed adjustments Built-in search engine Debugger Embedded debugger Hex Editor Modify filesystem timestamps Programming tasks Real-time traffic Speedhacking Add a feature


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In my opinion, it's the most complete gamehacking suite I've ever used. Good functions and macros. The only con for me is that it is available only on Windows. It could be cross-platform as well....

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