Current Stable Version (v0.6.1)

Last Updated on 16 April 2018. See What's New in v0.6.1

Windows 64 bit

Windows 32 bit


Linux 64 bit

Linux 32 bit

Having trouble running the program? please see the Troubleshooting.

Arch Linux

Pencil2D is available for Arch Linux through the package pencil2d on the AUR. Please follow the tutorial if you are not yet familiar with the process of installing packages from AUR.

Debian & Ubuntu

sudo apt-get install pencil2d

Homebrew Cask (macOS)

brew cask install pencil2d

Nightly build

Nightly builds are the bleeding edge versions of Pencil2D, which contains the most recent fixes and features. The following links will direct you to Google Drive, please right-click on a file and select Download. The filename is pencil2d-OS-year-month-date. See What’s New in nightly builds.

Windows 64 bit Windows 32 bit Mac Linux
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  • Qt5Widgets.dll was not found

    1. Right click on the file you just downloaded and select Extract all.
    2. Go to the location you just extract to, find Pencil2D.exe and double click on it.

  • msvcp140.dll is missing

    Install vcredist_x64.exe or vcredist_x86.exe, you can find it in the same folder of Pencil2D.exe after unzip it.

  • api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll is missing

    Please follow the instructions of this Microsoft Help Page.

  • Pencil 2D can’t be opened because it is from an unidentified developer.

    Right click on the file and press Open.

Still getting in trouble? Please go to Pencil2D forum.