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Package content

Thank you for downloading Solarus. Your download package below contains:

  • The engine
  • The quest editor (overview)
  • A very short sample quest
NB: The download package does not contain The Legend Of Zelda : A Link To The Past resource pack for copyright reasons. You can download a more complete resource pack separately.

After downloading

In order to help you to make your own game with the engine, these links should be helpful:


Latest version


Engine, editor and sample quest for Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10

Download v1.6.0

Mac OS X

Engine, editor and sample quest for Mac OS X 10.7 or greater.

Download v1.6.0


Available in snap: sudo apt-get install snapd && sudo snap install solarus

Download v1.6.0


Available in Ubuntu Software Center

Download v1.6.0


Archlinux package of the engine

Download v1.6.0


Available in “Armageddon” overlay under the name “solarus”. layman -a Armageddon

OpenBSD / FreeBSD

On OpenBSD and FreeBSD, the Solarus engine is available from the ports collection: games/solarus.


OpenSUSE package of the Solarus engine

Download v1.5.3

Source code

Source code of the Solarus engine (all systems)

Download v1.6.0

Source code

Source code of Solarus Quest Editor (all systems)

Download v1.6.0

Source code

Sample quest data (all systems)

Download v1.6.0


Solarus is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.