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Which Operating System?

Select a pre-packaged build, or the source code package if you'd prefer to compile OpenRA yourself.
OpenRA is also available on Desura.



Which Build?

Release builds are recommended for most players.
They have been extensively tested and have a larger player base.

Playtest builds contain the latest improvements, but change frequently and may be broken at times.


Download OpenRA for Windows

The default GPU drivers included with Windows do not support OpenGL rendering.
You may need to install full drivers supplied by your GPU vendor.

Older releases can be found in our release archive.


Download OpenRA for OS X

OpenRA requires Mono 2.10 or greater (3.2 or greater recommended).
Download Mono.

Older releases can be found in our release archive.


Download OpenRA for Debian / Ubuntu

The stable version is also available from PlayDeb.

Older releases can be found in our release archive.


Download OpenRA for Fedora / openSUSE

The stable version is also available in the official openSUSE games repository.

Older releases can be found in our release archive.


Download OpenRA for Arch Linux

The stable version is also available in the official Arch Linux repositories.

Playtest and bleed packages are also available in the AUR.

Older releases can be found in our release archive.


Download OpenRA for Gentoo

Stable versions are packaged in the official Gentoo repositories.

To install the ebuild:

$ emerge -av openra

You can get unstable playtests using the following overlay:
http://github.com/cerebrum/dr/raw/master/repo.xml


Download OpenRA Source Code

Follow the instructions in the INSTALL.md document to build and run OpenRA.
Visual C# Express (Windows) and MonoDevelop (OS X / Linux) are free IDEs that work with OpenRA.

If you'd like to contribute patches (or just don't want to fiddle with tar files) you can download and/or update the code using the git version control system:

$ git clone git://github.com/OpenRA/OpenRA.git

Older releases can be found in our release archive.


Download OpenRA via Desura

Desura is a community driven digital distribution service for gamers, putting the best games, mods and downloadable content from developers at gamers fingertips.