Nicotine+

Download Nicotine+

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.

GNU/Linux, *BSD, Solaris

Ubuntu/Debian

To use stable packages on Ubuntu and Debian, add the nicotine-team/stable PPA repository by running the following:

sudo apt install software-properties-common
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nicotine-team/stable
sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys 6CEB6050A30E5769
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.

Fedora

To install Nicotine+ on Fedora, run the following:

sudo dnf install nicotine+

Flatpak

If your Linux distribution supports Flatpak, you can install the current stable version of Nicotine+ from Flathub.

Arch Linux/Manjaro/Parabola

Nicotine+ is available in the community repository of Arch Linux, Manjaro and Parabola. To install, run the following:

sudo pacman -S nicotine+

Void Linux

To install Nicotine+ on Void Linux, run the following:

sudo xbps-install -S nicotine+

FreeBSD

To install Nicotine+ on FreeBSD, run the following:

pkg install py-nicotine-plus

pip

If Nicotine+ is not packaged for your system, the current stable version can be installed using pip. 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

Windows

Official Release

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).

Portable packages are also available. They can be run from your home directory, and do not require installation or administrator privileges.

Scoop

Nicotine+ can be installed using Scoop. Run the following:

scoop bucket add extras
scoop install nicotine-plus

In order to upgrade Nicotine+ to a newer release, run the following:

scoop update nicotine-plus

Chocolatey

Nicotine+ can be installed using Chocolatey. Run the following:

choco install nicotine-plus

In order to upgrade Nicotine+ to a newer release, run the following:

choco upgrade nicotine-plus

macOS

Official Release (Catalina/10.15 and newer)

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.