Installation

Pre-built Binaries

You can find the latest pre-built binaries of sioyek here: https://github.com/ahrm/sioyek/releases

Third-party packages for Linux

If you prefer to install sioyek with a package manager, you can look at this list. Please note that they are provided by third party packagers. USE AT YOUR OWN RISK! If you’re reporting a bug for a thrid-party package, please mention which package you’re using.

Distro

Link

Maintainer

Arch

AUR Sioyek-git

randomn4me

Fedora

Copr endle/sioyek

Endle

Building from source

Linux

  1. Install Qt 5 and make sure qmake is in PATH.

  2. Install libharfbuzz:

$ apt install libharfbuzz-dev
  1. Clone the repository and build:

$ git clone --recursive https://github.com/ahrm/sioyek
$ cd sioyek
$ ./build_linux.sh

Windows

  1. Install Visual Studio (tested on 2019, other relatively recent versions should work too)

  2. Install Qt 5 and make sure qmake is in PATH.

  3. Clone the repository and build using 64 bit Visual Studio Developer Commnand Prompt:

$ git clone --recursive https://github.com/ahrm/sioyek
$ cd sioyek
$ build_windows.bat

Mac

  1. Install Xcode and Qt 5.

  2. Clone the repository and build:

$ git clone --recursive https://github.com/ahrm/sioyek
$ cd sioyek
$ chmod +x build_mac.sh
$ ./build_mac.sh