Current Stable Version (v0.6.4)

Last Updated on 31 May 2019. See What's New in v0.6.4

Windows 7/8/10

64-bit | 32-bit
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Windows XP/Vista



64-bit | 32-bit

Having trouble running the program? please see the Troubleshooting.

Other ways to install Pencil2D

Arch Linux

sudo pacman -S pencil2d


sudo apt-get install pencil2d

Fedora 28+

sudo dnf install Pencil2D


flatpak install flathub org.pencil2d.Pencil2D
flatpak run org.pencil2d.Pencil2D


pkg install pencil2d
cd /usr/ports/graphics/pencil2d/ && make install clean

Homebrew Cask

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

    Double click and install vcredist_x64.exe or vcredist_x86.exe inside the Pencil2D folder.

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

    Download and install the following windows updates:

    • Win7 32bit:
    • Win7 64bit:
    • Win8 32bit:
    • Win8 64bit:

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

    Right click on the file and press Open.

Still getting in trouble? Please go to Pencil2D forum.