Important articles and guides that will help you dive into osu!. In case anything goes wrong or appears uncertain, make sure to visit the Help forum.
Rules • Installation • Registration • Help Centre
Chat console • BanchoBot • FAQ • Guides • Glossary
Being the guide to the world of rhythm, beats, and flashes, osu! has a lot to present. Get to know the game better from its various settings and customisation capabilities to technical details and file formats it uses.
Interface • Options • Visual settings • Shortcut key reference • Configuration file • Program files
Everything about clicking circles, striking drums, catching fruits, and playing the synthesiser: key elements, concepts, mechanics, and competitive play.
Game modes: osu! • osu!taiko • osu!catch • osu!mania
Beatmap • Difficulty • Hit object • Mods • Score • Replay • Medals • Multi
All osu! beatmaps are created by the blooming imagination of its dynamic community. Always wanted to share your favourite music with others, but never knew how? Familiarise yourself with the built-in editor and the opportunities it has to offer.
Sections: Compose • Design • Timing • Song setup
Components: AiMod • Beat snap divisor • Distance snap • Menu • SB load • Timelines
Activities: Beatmapping • Mapping techniques • Storyboarding • Skinning
Ranking is the process of obtaining a leaderboard for a beatmap, which makes it more popular and well-recognised. Discover what it takes to walk this path and how to increase your chances to succeed through beatmap reviews, as well as the procedures for quality control and the ranking process.
Submission • Modding • Ranking procedure • Mappers' Guild • Project Loved
Read about procedures and regulations that keep osu! and its community safe, from music licensing and media guidelines to chat and forum rules.
Rules • Contributor Code of Conduct • Code of Conduct for modding and mapping
Media regulations: Content usage guidelines • Content voting process • Explicit content • Song content rules • Visual content considerations
Legal pages: Terms of Service • Privacy • Copyright (DMCA) • Music licensing
Answers to frequent questions and solutions to common issues live here.
Help centre • Performance troubleshooting • Account support team • Help forum
Profile restrictions: Silence • Account restrictions
Do your part: How and what to help with • Report bad behaviour • Report abuse • Report cheating
Social interaction is one of main things that fuel osu! players all around the world. Explore the activities and contests, get in touch with others, or help organise the next big event!
Places: Forum • IRC • Discord servers
Tournaments • Beatmap Spotlights • Contests • Community mentorship program
Projects • Mappers' Guild • Project Loved • osu! community meetings • osu!academy • osu!mapping • osu!monthly • osu!talk
Organisations: osu! UCI
osu! wouldn't have been possible without many users helping with development, maintenance, and community management: their efforts, time, and dedication make the game live and prosper.
osu! team • Developers • Featured Artists • Global Moderation Team • Support Team • Nomination Assessment Team • Beatmap Nominators • osu! Alumni • Project Loved Team • Beatmap Spotlight Curators
Community Contributors • User group • Users with unique titles • Tournament Committee • Performance Points Committee • osu! wiki maintainers
Interact with osu! via other applications and media, or help it grow further.
API • Bot account • Brand identity guidelines • osu!dev Discord server
Just as almost everything out here, the osu! wiki is written and maintained by volunteers. Suggest an improvement, report an issue, or even write your own article at the osu-wiki GitHub repository.
History of osu! • Online rankings history • History of osu! wiki • Mapping and modding timeline • April Fools
Sitemap • Contribution guide • Article styling criteria • News styling criteria