Installer (MSI)

Use this installer to conveniently install Zeal as any other app.

64-bit MSI (26.9 MB) 32-bit MSI (22.7 MB)


This is a special build intended for use without installation. All settings and docsets are stored in the application directory.

64-bit 7Z (20.1 MB) 64-bit ZIP (30.4 MB) 32-bit 7Z (16.9 MB) 32-bit ZIP (25.5 MB)


Chocolatey is a package manager for Windows.

To install Zeal run:

> choco install zeal

Alternatively you can install the portable version:

> choco install zeal.portable


Scoop is a command-line installer for Windows.

First you need to enable Scoop's extras bucket, if that wasn't done before:

> scoop bucket add extras

To install Zeal run the following command:

> scoop install zeal

Scoop can also install Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable:

> scoop install vcredist2015

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 either install Zeal from the community repository:

$ sudo pacman -Syu zeal

Or use the zeal-git AUR package which builds unstable source code from our Git repository.

View zeal-git in AUR


Install Zeal from the official repositories:

$ sudo apt-get install zeal
View Debian packages


Install Zeal from the official Fedora software repositories.

$ sudo dnf install zeal
View Fedora package


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.



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When the official package becomes outdated, our own PPA repository provides an up-to-date version.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