ARK: Survival Evolved How to reduce the file size

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This guide aims to help you reduce the game file size by a lot.

 
 

Step by step

 
Just incase if something would go wrong I’d recommend backing up your save files if you play singleplayer and such so you dont lose everything. 
 
First you have to download a program called: CompactGUI 
which is found at this link: https://github.com/ImminentFate/CompactGUI/releases 
On the page you’ll find Assets where you find CompactGUI.exe 
Just click on it and it should download it 
It should look like this 
ARK: Survival Evolved How to reduce the file size 
 
After you have the program. Open it and. Locate the ARK folder with the “Select Target Folder”. 
The program looks like this 
ARK: Survival Evolved How to reduce the file size 
And this is the folder you want to find 
ARK: Survival Evolved How to reduce the file size 
 
Then press Select Folder and this should pop up (I made a New Folder just for this guide) 
It might take some time to load because of ARKs massive file size 
ARK: Survival Evolved How to reduce the file size 
 
After you have that page up, you can choose which Algorithm to use to compress the files. 
I personally used XPRESS 8K, but XPRESS 16K works as well. On the right side of the screen 
you’ll see the uncompressed version file size and the estimated end result file size. 
 
After you’re ready just press the Compress Folder button and wait for it to finish, this will take time. I have a high end PC and it took around 45 minutes to finish the work. When the file is compressed you can go ahead and start the game again. For me this worked flawlessly with no issues whatsoever. 
This is my results after the compressing stuff 
ARK: Survival Evolved How to reduce the file size 
 
 

End

 
Reason I made this guide is because I did not find it on steam guides. The credit goes to this guy tho https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u2k7A8TlZgY 
 

By Retro

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