Installing Ludii


Ludii requires Java version 8 or higher to be installed on your computer. Java can be downloaded from: Ludii should run correctly on any major operating system. It has been verified to run correctly on the following operating systems:

  • Windows 10.
  • OS X El Capitan 10.11.6, OS X Mojave 10.14.3.
  • Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 19.04.

Download and Installation

The latest version of Ludii may always be downloaded from Ludii’s downloads page. This page also contains an archive of older versions of Ludii, and various extra downloads (such as documentation).

No additional installation steps are required – after downloading Ludii, it can be used directly. However, because Ludii occasionally writes files in the directory that it is run from, it may be convenient to place it in a directory of its own somewhere.

Running Ludii

The easiest way to launch Ludii is to double-click the downloaded Ludii.jar file. Alternatively, it may be launched by navigating to the directory containing the Ludii.jar file in a command prompt, and entering:

java -jar Ludii.jar

The Ludii downloads page also contains an extensive user guide, which explains how to use Ludii.