Octave.app

A native Mac app distribution of GNU Octave

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Octave.app Downloads

This page contains all the releases of Octave.app. If you’re not sure which one to get, just grab the latest version, from the top of the page.

For betas and prereleases, including the new 5.x series see Developer Downloads.

Installation Notes

Our apps are not signed yet. This means that the first time you run them, you must right-click Octave.app and choose “Open” instead of just double-clicking it, and then choose “Run” from the dialog that pops up, when it asks you if you want to run an app from an “unkown developer”.

We’re working on fixing this by getting signed releases. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Current Release

This is probably the one you want.

Octave 4.4.1

Download: Octave-4.4.1.dmg

Release Notes: Octave 4.4.1 Release Notes

Java requirements:

You must have exactly OpenJDK 11.0.2+9 installed, due to how the Octave build and Java detection system works. (This was the latest release of OpenJDK at the time Octave.app 4.4.1 was built.)

Known bugs:

Older Releases

You probably don’t want these.

Octave 4.4.0

Download: Octave-4.4.0.dmg

Release Notes: Octave 4.4.0 Release Notes

Java requirements:

The Java 1.8 you have installed must be exactly jdk1.8.0_181.jdk, due to how the Octave build and Java detection system works. (This was the latest release of JDK 1.8 at the time Octave.app 4.4.0 was built.) You can download it here.

Known bugs:

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