Download QGIS for your platform

The current version is QGIS 2.6.1 'Brighton' and was released in November 2014.

QGIS is available on Windows, MacOS X, Linux and Android.

Binary packages (installers) for current stable version 2.6 can be downloaded here.

Mac Installer Package for both OS X Mavericks (10.9), Mountain Lion (10.8) and Lion (10.7).

This version requires separate installation of dependency frameworks (GDAL Complete and GSL) , also found at the download link below.

    KyngChaos QGIS download page

For many flavors of GNU/Linux binary packages (rpm and deb) or software repositories (to add to your installation manager) are available. Please select your choice of distro below:

Linux Installation Instructions

Alpha and nightly builds for Android as well as further documentation can be obtained at android.qgis.org

All downloads

More specific instructions about downloading QGIS stable vs QGIS development can be found in All downloads.

Datasets

For testing and learning purposes, a sample dataset is available, which contains collections of data from different sources and in different formats.

Older releases of QGIS are available here.

Plugins for QGIS are also available here.

QGIS is open source software available under the terms of the GNU General Public License meaning that its source code can be downloaded through tarballs or the git repository.

QGIS Source Code is available here

Refer to the INSTALL guide on how to compile QGIS from source for the different platforms: here

Plugins for QGIS are also available here.