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How do I make or view replays?

Follow these instructions to enable recordings for your battles:

Step 1:

  • Please change the "Enable Battle Recording" option to "All" (or "Last" if you only want to save the most recent battle recording) in the General tab of the in-game settings:

Step 2:

  • In order to watch the game recording after a battle, please close the game client and then open the game client folder (default location: C:\Games\World_of_Tanks) and find 'Replays' folder there. Battle recordings are stored in this folder:
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Step 3:

  • Run the battle recording file with an extension *.wotreplay (e.g. 20111223_1429_germany-H39_captured_himmelsdorf.wotreplay). If Windows information message appears saying that Windows cannot open this file, please choose:
    • "Select a program from a list of installed programs" and press "OK" button:
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Step 4:

  • In the window that appears press 'Browse' button:
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Step 5:

  • Find the WorldOfTanks.exe file in the root folder of the game client (default location: C:\Games\World_of_Tanks) and press "Open":
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Step 6:

  • Press the "OK" button in the "Open with..." window (see above screenshot)
    • In a few moments, the replay of the previously recorded battle will show up

Please note that in order to watch subsequent recordings there is no need to repeat the above-mentioned steps, just open the desired file

Please do not forget to close the game client before opening a World of Tanks replay file

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