How to Add Non-Steam Games to Steam


In this tutorial you are going to learn how to add non Steam games to Steam which is very easy thanks to the flexibility of the Steam platform.

Step # 1 – Finding the Programs that can be Added to Steam

Start Steam and make sure that you are in the “Library” tab. In the main menu at the top of the screen click “Games” and in the menu that appears click “Add a non-Steam game to my library”. The “Add a Game” window will appear and it will build a list of programs on your computer that can be added to Steam.

The adding a non-Steam game menu option

Step # 2 – Adding the Game to Steam

Go through this list and find the program that you want to add to Steam. Click the checkbox to the left of the programs name and then click the “Add selected programs” button at the bottom of the window. Instantly the program will be added to the list of games on the left.

Adding the program to the Steam interface

Step # 3 – Testing the Game

To make sure that the process has worked simply click on the game in the left menu and its details will appear on the right. Click the “Play” button and the game should begin just as it normally would. That is the simple process to follow for adding non Steam games to Steam.

Choosing to play the game