Install via Package Managers or Executable Jar

You can install Jalview in a number of ways other than the main desktop installer. You may find one of the methods below suits your needs better, although some peripheral functionality or integration with your operating system may be lost. See the notes for details.

Type InstallerInstallation/Usage notes
conda install -c bioconda jalview
Installing with Anaconda
brew install --cask jalview
Installing with Homebrew
 Jalview 2.11.2.4 Executable JAR (.jar) (39.4MB)
SHA256: 26ea4cbda092c5c60eab1eb0dfd208ff697317cad8138b00b01cc8de04d55f33
Using the JAR file

If you want to test features scheduled for the next release of Jalview, please install the Jalview Test app.

If you are interested in trying out features currently in development, please install the Jalview Develop app.


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Thanks to ej-technologies for granting a free install4j license to the Jalview Open Source Project. Jalview's desktop installers were built with the install4j multi-platform installer builder and Gradle.