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Inkscape binaries are provided for the following platforms:
 
Inkscape binaries are provided for the following platforms:
  
=== [http://inkscape.org/download.php Official binary distributions] ===
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=== Official binary distributions ===
 
* Linux
 
* Linux
* Windows Me, NT, 2000, XP (Windows 95, 98, 98se just until version 0.41)
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* Windows Me, NT, 2000, XP, Vista
 
* [[MacOSX|Mac OS X]] 10.3 (Panther) and later; Starting with the [http://wiki.inkscape.org/wiki/index.php/ReleaseNotes042 0.42 release]
 
* [[MacOSX|Mac OS X]] 10.3 (Panther) and later; Starting with the [http://wiki.inkscape.org/wiki/index.php/ReleaseNotes042 0.42 release]
  
If your favorite OS (we are thinking of [[CompilingSunSolaris|Solaris]], Plan9, FreeBSD) isn't listed above, you can help by [[CreatingDists|building your own packages]] or [[CompilingInkscape|compiling from source]].
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If your favorite OS (we are thinking of [[CompilingSunSolaris|Solaris]], Plan9, FreeBSD) isn't listed above, you can help by [[CreatingDists|building your own packages]] or [[CompilingInkscape|compiling from source]]. See also [[Tracking Dependencies]] for a list of required libraries.
  
Note: Support for Windows is dependent on Gtk, and it is not clear that [http://users.iafrica.com/c/cq/cquirke/win95ver.htm Windows 9x] will be supported indefinitely.
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Note: Windows 9x/ME support was dropped in 0.41, because this platform was dropped by GTK and the rest of our library stack.
 
 
Note: Should we regard certain distributions, perhaps Debian, Gentoo and SuSE Community Edition as 'Tier One' and always provide qualified install packages for these, leaving the rest to be covered by Autopackage
 
  
 
See also the [http://www.inkscape.org/download.php Download Page] which has a slightly longer version of this info, and the actual files.
 
See also the [http://www.inkscape.org/download.php Download Page] which has a slightly longer version of this info, and the actual files.
  
 
[[Category:About Inkscape]]
 
[[Category:About Inkscape]]

Revision as of 21:06, 16 April 2009

Inkscape binaries are provided for the following platforms:

Official binary distributions

  • Linux
  • Windows Me, NT, 2000, XP, Vista
  • Mac OS X 10.3 (Panther) and later; Starting with the 0.42 release

If your favorite OS (we are thinking of Solaris, Plan9, FreeBSD) isn't listed above, you can help by building your own packages or compiling from source. See also Tracking Dependencies for a list of required libraries.

Note: Windows 9x/ME support was dropped in 0.41, because this platform was dropped by GTK and the rest of our library stack.

See also the Download Page which has a slightly longer version of this info, and the actual files.