There are various ways to download Zeal, depending on which operating system you use, and whether you want to use pre-compiled binary, or build it yourself from source code.


Stable release

A 32-bit version for Windows is available in form of installable package (MSI) or as a portable edition.

Download installer (38.6 MB) Download portable archive (Coming soon)

CI builds

For a real cutting edge experience you can try continuous integration builds. They are automatically created on every change in our Git repository. Keep in mind that CI builds are not intended for every day use and they will crash even more than stable releases. You have been warned!

View CI builds


Prebuilt packages are provided for variety of Linux distributions. Some of the packages are maintained by Zeal developers, while others are courtesy of independent contributors. In case your favourite distribution is missing from the list, please, open an issue ticket in our zeal-packaging repository.

Arch Linux

Arch Linux users can easily obtain Zeal from AUR. There are two packages available: zeal provides the latest stable release, while zeal-git builds unstable source code from our Git repository.

View zeal in AUR View zeal-git in AUR


Install Zeal from the official repositories:

$ sudo apt-get install zeal
View Debian packages


Install the official Zeal package for Gentoo:

# emerge app-doc/zeal
View Gentoo package


Zeal is part of the official openSUSE software repositories.

View openSUSE package


A SlackBuild script is available for users of Slackware 14.1.



Install Zeal from the official repositories:

$ sudo apt-get install zeal

When the official package becomes outdated, our own PPA repository provides an up-to-date version. Run the following commands to use the PPA:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:zeal-developers/ppa
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install zeal

View Ubuntu packages View PPA



Install Zeal from ports:

# cd /usr/ports/devel/zeal/ && make install clean

Or install Zeal binary package:

# pkg install zeal
View FreeBSD Ports View FreshPorts


Install Zeal with:

# pkg_add zeal
View OpenBSD Ports

Source code

Complete source code is available on GitHub. To build Zeal follow instruction in the file.

Go to GitHub