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 +# Installing Particl Desktop
  
 +<​lead>​
 +Quick guide to walk you through installation of Particl Desktop
 +</​lead>​
 +
 +[Particl Desktop](tutorial:​particl-desktop:​) is our flagship client featuring the Particl [Open Marketplace](learn:​market:​).
 +
 +Its installation is very easy and won't take you more than a few minutes!
 +
 +
 +## Download and verify
 +
 +<callout type="​danger"​ icon="​true">​
 +**Warning: NEVER download Particl clients from 3rd party websites!** Hackers and bad actors are constantly trying to distribute malware-infected versions of popular cryptocurrency wallets, so they could steal your coins! Always download from official sources only!
 +</​callout>​
 +
 +- First, **download the latest version** by visiting [Downloads on particl.io](https://​particl.io/​downloads) (any version higher than 2.0 has access to Particl Open Marketplace)
 +- Optionally, **verify** the downloads to [make sure you have the proper download](tutorial:​verify-downloads) and not a fake/​malware-infected wallet
 +
 +## Installation
 +
 +- **Extract** the content of the ZIP file to any location on your computer
 +- **Launch** Particl Desktop:
 +
 +<​tabs>​
 +  * {{fa>​windows?​fw}} [[#​launch-win|Windows]]
 +  * {{fa>​apple?​fw}} [[#​launch-macos|macOS]]
 +  * {{fa>​linux?​fw}} [[#​launch-linux|Linux]]
 + 
 +<pane id="​launch-win">​
 +=== Windows ===
 +Launch Particl Desktop by clicking the `Particl Desktop.exe` file.
 +</​pane>​
 + 
 +<pane id="​launch-macos">​
 +=== macOS ===
 +Launch Particl Desktop by clicking the `Particl Desktop` executable file.
 +</​pane>​
 +
 +<pane id="​launch-linux">​
 +=== Linux ===
 +Launch Particl Desktop by executing `./"​Particl Desktop"​` in app's folder.
 +</​pane>​
 + 
 +</​tabs>​
 +
 +## Launch
 +
 +- Wait for Particl Desktop to load and download the latest Particl Core daemon version – this will happen automatically on launch each time a newer version of daemon is available
 +- Read and **accept the terms** and conditions if you agree with them to start using Particl Desktop
 +
 +## Next steps
 +
 +- [Creating a new wallet on Particl Desktop](tutorial:​particl-desktop:​create-wallet)
 +
 +
 +{{tag>​Particl-Desktop}}
 +
 +<well size="​sm">​
 +=== Related pages ===
 +{{topic>​Particl-Desktop}}
 +</​well>​
  • tutorial/particl-desktop/installation.txt
  • Last modified: 2019/08/14 20:48
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