Download the current stable version of Nicotine+ for your operating system. For the release notes, see NEWS.md.
If you want to download the latest unstable build and help test Nicotine+, see TESTING.md.
If you are using any of the operating systems listed, you can install Nicotine+ using the package manager.
|Operating System||Package Name|
To use stable packages on Ubuntu and Debian, add the nicotine-team/stable PPA repository.
On Ubuntu and distributions based on it (e.g. Linux Mint, elementary OS, Pop!_OS, various Ubuntu flavors), run the following:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nicotine-team/stable sudo apt update; sudo apt install nicotine
On Debian and distributions based on it (e.g. Devuan, Peppermint OS), run the following:
sudo apt update; sudo apt install python3-launchpadlib software-properties-common sudo add-apt-repository 'deb https://ppa.launchpadcontent.net/nicotine-team/stable/ubuntu jammy main' sudo apt update; sudo apt install nicotine
If you prefer to install a .deb package directly, you can download one here. Unlike the repository installation method, you need to download and install Nicotine+ from the link above every time you want to update to the latest version.
If your Linux distribution supports Flatpak, you can install Nicotine+ from Flathub.
If no package is available for your operating system, you can install Nicotine+ from PyPi.
Ensure the runtime dependencies are installed, and run the following:
pip3 install nicotine-plus
Keep in mind that Nicotine+ will not update automatically. When a new release is available, run the following:
pip3 install --upgrade nicotine-plus
Stable Windows installers for Nicotine+ are available for download. Installing Nicotine+ requires administrator privileges.
NOTE: The installer format has changed since Nicotine+ 3.2.0. If you are upgrading from Nicotine+ 3.1.1 or earlier, please uninstall Nicotine+ first (this will not remove your existing settings).
Standalone executables are also available. They can be run from any folder and do not require installation or administrator privileges. Configuration files are stored in
If you are using any of the package managers listed, you can install Nicotine+ using them.
|Package Manager||Package Name|
A stable macOS installer for Nicotine+ is available on macOS Catalina 10.15 and newer.
NOTE: You have to follow these instructions the first time you open Nicotine+ on macOS.