These are the official download sources. For a list of unofficial sources, please visit the page unofficial sources.

Install on GNU/Linux

The somewhat stable build of Spectral is available on Flathub.

flatpak install flathub

Alternatively, you can fetch the latest Flatpak build here.

Or, you can download the AppImage here.


If you have issues with the fonts, please install Google Noto Fonts or Roboto, either from your distribution's repository or download directly.

Arch Linux

pacman -S noto-fonts noto-fonts-emoji


apt install fonts-noto

Install on Windows

There exist nightly builds from AppVeyor.

Spectral depends on OpenSSL 1.0.2. However, the OpenSSL libraries are not distributed by default due to U.S. cryptographic export restrictions. You need to install them manually from this website.

Install on MacOS

The .dmg app bundle is available here.

Install on FreeBSD

Please follow the instructions in compile page.