Installation

Deploy Architect on your computer.

The latest versions of Architect are available on our downloads page. Architect is available for Windows, Mac and Linux.

Windows

On the download site, click on the “Architect for 64-bit Windows” link. Your download will start automatically.

Once the download is complete, click on the .exe file to start installation.

If asked “Do you want to allow the following program from an unknown publisher to make changes to this computer?", click Yes.

The Architect Setup Wizard will then launch.

Click Next. On the following screen, choose the folder where you would like to install Architect.

Click Install, and installation will proceed automatically. Once installation has concluded, click Finish to close the installer.

Mac

On the download site, click on the Architect for Mac OS X link. Your download will start automatically.

Once the download is complete, click on the .dmg file to start installation.

Control-click the Architect app icon, then choose Open from the shortcut menu.

If asked “Architect is from an unidentified developer. Are you sure you want to open it?", click Open.

Once the installation is complete, Architect will launch automatically.

Linux

Installation from repositories

To install Architect from our Ubuntu package repository, follow the steps on the repository site and then use

sudo apt update
sudo apt install architect

Now you’re ready to use Architect.

Manual installation

Alternatively, .deb and .rpm package files are available for Architect on our downloads page.

Ubuntu

Download the .deb file, then type in the terminal:

dpkg -i XXX.deb

where ‘XXX.deb’ is the name of the downloaded .deb file.

You can also double-click the .deb file to open Ubuntu Software Center. Click Install and enter your password if prompted:

CentOS

Download the .rpm file, then type in the terminal:

rpm -i XXX.rpm

where ‘XXX.rpm’ is the name of the downloaded .rpm file.