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Crytek recommends using a 64-bit computer for production work with Sandbox. On a 64-bit PC, Sandbox can be started by running the Editor.exe application found in the Bin64 directory.It is also possible to run the Sandbox Editor in 32-bit mode, by starting the Editor.exe application from the Bin32 directory.

 

Please see the Getting Started with CRYENGINE for more information on the SDK, and for information on running an evaluation version of the Sandbox Editor.

If you are using the source code, the Getting Started with Engine Code is an important document for you to read.

Warning

As of CRYENGINE 3.6, only the 64-bit Editor is supported.

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It is also possible to run the Sandbox Editor in 32-bit mode, by starting the Editor.exe application from the Bin32 directory.
The 32-bit version is just provided as-is without any further support by Crytek. Using the 32-bit version of Sandbox might result in the application crashing when doing a lot of editing work on a level.

Welcome Screen

When you start the Sandbox Editor, after initial load, you'll be greeted with a welcome screen. This screen will give you a few options on what you can do next:

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