ProTrainer 5 Personal Data Location

This information is valid from ProTrainer 5 version 5.40.171 onward and only if ProTrainer 5 has been installed by using the new installation CD. If the earlier version of ProTrainer 5 is updated via automatic updater, the data location remains. See more information here.


ProTrainer 5 program files are by default installed at C:\Program Files\Polar\Polar ProTrainer whatever the operating system is. However, personal and training data are saved to a different location. The locations are at


  • Windows Vista / 7: C:\Users\Public\Polar ProTrainer

  • Windows XP: C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Polar ProTrainer


For each user a person folder with year folder is created to the mentioned location.
Picture 1. Data location in Windows Vista / 7.

When going into the personal folder, you will find all the personal data for different years, your backup folder, etc.

Picture 2.

If you have a path view, you will not see the entire path. If you right-click on the address and select Edit Address you can see the full path.