Directory Structure

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During the MTG Studio setup several folders are created and files copied within. Below is a description of the MTG Studio files and folders used:

I. INSTALLATION FOLDERS

File/Folder Description
Open.png C:\Program Files\PalmROOT\MTG Studio x.y.z This is the main folder where MTG Studio is installed.

By default it is "C:\Program Files\PalmROOT\MTG Studio x.y.z" where "x.y.z" is the version of MTG Studio(for example 1.6.3).

This location of this folder is chosed during the installation process.

Do not modify or delete any file in this folder since this will break the MTG Studio installation.

Filler.pngDocument.png mtgstudio.exe This is the MTG Studio main executable file.
Filler.pngDocument.png mtgstudio_portable.exe This is the main executable file when MTG Studio is installed as portable.
Filler.pngDocument.png mtgstudio.hfw This is the MTG Studio card pool file containing all card definitions.
Filler.pngDocument.png gdiplus.dll This is a Microsoft library for GDI+ 2D rendering. This file may not be installed by the installer if your operating system in Windows XP or higher since they have it preinstalled.
Filler.pngDocument.png ImportCollection.csv Sample collection in Generic CSV file format.
Filler.pngDocument.png Desktop.ini This file is used to change the folder icon to the default MTG Studio icon (a hand with chopped finger).
Filler.pngDocument.png MTG Studio on the Web.url This is a link to the official MTG Studio web page.
Filler.pngDocument.png MTG Studio Forum.url This is a link to the MTG Studio support forum.
Filler.pngOpen.png Locales Internal browser resources. Do not modify this folder's content.
Filler.pngDocument.png avcodec-53.dll

Filler.pngDocument.png avformat-53.dll

Filler.pngDocument.png avutil-51.dll

Filler.pngDocument.png chrome.pak

Filler.pngDocument.png d3dcompiler_43.dll

Filler.pngDocument.png d3dx9_43.dll

Filler.pngDocument.png icudt.dll

Filler.pngDocument.png libcef.dll

Filler.pngDocument.png libEGL.dll

Filler.pngDocument.png libGLESv2.dll

Internal browser libraries.
Filler.pngDocument.png kicker.exe

Filler.pngDocument.png kicker.ini

Auto Update files.
Filler.pngDocument.png libxml2.dll

Filler.pngDocument.png iconv.dll

Filler.pngDocument.png zlib1.dll

Internal XML processing libraries.
Filler.pngDocument.png unins000.exe This is the MTG Studio uninstaller executable.
Filler.pngDocument.png unins000.dat This file stores installation settings used during the uninstallation process.

II. CONFIGURATION FOLDERS

File/Folder Description
Open.png Root Configuration Folder The configuration folder is different depending on winch version of Windows you are using.

Vista onwards: C:\Users\Username\AppData\Roaming\MTG Studio\Configuration

Pre Vista: C:\Documents and Settings\Username\Application Data\MTG Studio

This is the folder where MTG Studio settings are stored.

Username is the Windows username you use.

Lets we assume that we are currently logged in Windows with the username Osvaldo -

in this case the folder for settings will be "C:\Users\Osvaldo\AppData\Roaming\MTG Studio".

Filler.pngDocument.png mtgstudio.collection This file stores the user card collection.
Filler.pngDocument.png Notes.txt In this file the MTG Studio user can define custom notes for a card.
Filler.pngOpen.png Card Art This folder contains the scanned card images from various sources and editions.
Filler.pngFiller.pngOpen.png Alliances The scanned cards from Alliances editions must be placed here.
Filler.pngFiller.pngOpen.png Alpha The scanned cards from Alpha editions must be placed here.
Filler.pngFiller.png... Folders for other Magic sets.
Filler.pngFiller.pngOpen.png WotC In this folder downloaded from Internet card images will be stored.
Filler.pngOpen.png My Decks This folder contains lots of precreated Magic decks in various formats.
Filler.pngFiller.pngOpen.png Apprentice.Dec Decks for Apprentice multiplayer.
Filler.pngFiller.pngOpen.png Fprge.Dck Decks for Forge
Filler.pngFiller.pngOpen.png Magic Interactive Encyclopedia.xml Decks for Magic Interactive Encyclopedia.
Filler.pngFiller.pngOpen.png Magic Suitcase.mdb Decks for Magic Suitcase.
Filler.pngFiller.pngOpen.png Magic Workstation.mwDeck Decks for Magic Workstation.
Filler.pngFiller.pngOpen.png Mana Deck.dck Decks for Mana.
Filler.pngFiller.pngOpen.png Mana Link 3.0.dck Decks for Mana Link 3.0 (unofficial Shandalar sequel).
Filler.pngFiller.pngOpen.png MTGO.dec Magic Online 2.0 decks.
Filler.pngFiller.pngOpen.png MTGO.dek Magic Online 3.0 decks.
Filler.pngFiller.pngOpen.png MTGO.txt Magic Online 2.0 and 3.0 decks ix text format.
Filler.pngFiller.pngOpen.png MTGPlay.xml Decks for the MTG Play multiplayer.
Filler.pngFiller.pngOpen.png Online Play Table.dck Decks for Online Play Table.
Filler.pngFiller.pngOpen.png Shandalar.dck Decks for Duels of the Planeswalerks and Shandalar.
Filler.pngFiller.pngOpen.png Wagic the Homebrew.txt Decks for Wagic the Homebrew.
Filler.pngOpen.png Configuration This folder contains the configuration settings of MTG Studio.
Filler.pngFiller.pngDocument.png mtgstudio.cardpool.notes This file stores cards from the card pool which are marked as Favorite.
Filler.pngFiller.pngDocument.png mtgstudio.cardpool.filter This file stores the latest Card Pool filter settings.
Filler.pngFiller.pngDocument.png mtgstudio.collection.filter This file stores the latest Collection filter settings.
Filler.pngFiller.pngDocument.png mtgstudio.conf Options dialog.
Filler.pngFiller.pngDocument.png mtgstudio.deck.filter This file stores the latest Deck filter settings.
Filler.pngFiller.pngDocument.png mtgstudio.desk This file stores the look and feel of the main window - position of the various panels, column settings, etc.
Filler.pngFiller.pngDocument.png mtgstudio.menus This file stores the user customization of the menus and toolbars.
Filler.pngFiller.pngDocument.png mtgstudio.prices This file contains the batch downloaded card prices.
Filler.pngFiller.pngDocument.png mtgstudio.printer This file stores the latest used Printer settings.
Filler.pngFiller.pngDocument.png license.key MTG Studio active registration file.
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