Pulsar Downloads

January 31, 2023About 4 min

Releases

These are our current tagged releases. Latest is our current stable release, Beta is our current release candidate version that may still require some additional work.

Linux

x86_64 - For most desktops and laptops with Intel or AMD processors

PackageDistribution
deb - Latest | Betaopen in new windowDebian/Ubuntu etc.
rpm - Latest | Betaopen in new windowFedora/RHEL etc.
AppImage [1][2] - Latest | Betaopen in new windowAll distributions
tar.gz - Latest | Betaopen in new windowAll distributions

ARM_64 - For ARM based devices - Raspberry Pi, Pinebook etc.

PackageDistribution
deb - Latest | Betaopen in new windowDebian/Ubuntu etc.
rpm - Latest | Betaopen in new windowFedora/RHEL etc.
AppImage[1][2] - Latest | Betaopen in new windowAll distributions
tar.gz - Latest | Betaopen in new windowAll distributions

[1] Appimage may require --no-sandbox as an argument to run correctly on some systems.
[2] Some distributions no longer ship with libfuse2 which Appimage requires to run. You may need to install this manually, e.g on Ubuntu >=22.04 apt install libfuse2.

macOS

Info

Current binaries are not signed so will produce an error "App is damaged and can’t be opened". The following command should be run after installation.

$ xattr -cr /Applications/Pulsar.app/

Silicon - For Apple Silicon (M1/M2) macs

PackageType
dmg - Latest | Betaopen in new windowDMG installer
zip - Latest | Betaopen in new windowZip archive

Intel - For Intel macs

PackageType
dmg - Latest | Betaopen in new windowDMG installer
zip - Latest | Betaopen in new windowZip archive
Windows

Info

Current binaries are not signed so will produce an error with Windows Smartscreen "Windows protected your PC"... You can bypass this by clicking "More info" then "Run anyway".

PackageType
Setup - Latest | Betaopen in new windowInstaller
Portable - Latest | Betaopen in new windowPortable (no install)

Cirrus CI binaries

Binaries are produced by Cirrus CIopen in new window for each commit to the Pulsar repository.
These binaries are to be considered dev releases and allow you to test out the very latest work being done on Pulsar before it is added to a full release.

See below for links to the latest binaries for each OS. If you want to download manually or pick a binary from another branch or PR, then follow the manual instructions.

Linux

x86_64 - For most desktops and laptops with Intel or AMD processors

PackageDistribution
debopen in new windowDebian/Ubuntu etc.
rpmopen in new windowFedora/RHEL etc.
Appimageopen in new window[1][2]All distributions
tar.gzopen in new windowAll distributions

ARM_64 - For ARM based devices - Raspberry Pi, Pinebook etc.

PackageDistribution
debopen in new windowDebian/Ubuntu etc.
rpmopen in new windowFedora/RHEL etc.
Appimageopen in new window[1][2]All distributions
tar.gzopen in new windowAll distributions

[1] Appimage may require --no-sandbox as an argument to run correctly on some systems.
[2] Some distributions no longer ship with libfuse2 which Appimage requires to run. You may need to install this manually, e.g on Ubuntu >=22.04 apt install libfuse2.

macOS

Info

Current binaries are not signed so will produce an error "App is damaged and can’t be opened". The following command should be run after installation.

$ xattr -cr /Applications/Pulsar.app/

Silicon - For Apple Silicon (M1/M2) macs

PackageType
dmgopen in new windowDMG installer
zipopen in new windowZip archive

Intel - For Intel macs

PackageType
dmgopen in new windowDMG installer
zipopen in new windowZip archive
Windows
PackageType
Setupopen in new windowInstaller
Portableopen in new windowPortable (no install)

Manual download

Binaries are built from a number of different branches and PRs but you should stick to the master branch releases for the most stable ones unless you know exactly what you are looking for.

To download a binary from Cirrus CI please follow the below steps:

  • Go to the master branch Pulsar Cirrus CI pageopen in new window.
  • Select the latest successful build (check for a finished green check mark ✅ on the right side of the page - make sure you do not select a failed one).
  • Select your system from the list of options:
    • linux - x86 Linux systems
    • arm-linux - ARM based Linux systems (Raspberry Pi etc.)
    • silicon_mac - M1 and M2 chip Apple Macs
    • intel_mac - Intel chip Apple Macs
    • windows - Microsoft Windows systems
  • Select binary > binaries from the Artifacts pane
  • Download the binary you require for your system: