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The complete Icaros Desktop environment on a bootable live-DVD. It includes everything included in the Light edition, but adds dozens of applications like image editors, drawing programs, music composers, converters, programming languages and the whole AROS SDK with tools and libraries. It can run natively on your hardware, or hosted on Windows and Linux. 
Current version: 2.2.8
Md5: abb77ec6968f3a0823ba527bc0f73ce2
Download - 2.3 GB .zip file format [mirror]



A smaller version of the Live! Distribution, targeted for CD-R and pendrives. It's the perfect fit if you just want to quickly test your system. It includes AROS system and Icaros mandatory programs like browser, media player and the Amiga compatibility layer. It can run natively on your hardware, or hosted on Windows and Linux.
Current version: 2.2.8
Md5: d8a626c732a6ab3be256ab0007d72b94
Download - 433 MB .zip file format [mirror]


User Manual

http://www.icarosdesktop.com/icarosfiles/IcarosDesktop_manual.pdfLatest version of the official Icaros Desktop user guide. Everything you should know about our operating environment is here, including answers to most frequently asked questions.
Download USER MANUAL in PDF


Updates

Update packs for version 2.2.x are compatible with both Live! and Light flavours of Icaros Desktop. The system must be already installed on the hard drive.


Download update from version 2.2.7 to 2.2.8 (143 MB, http)
Update can be installed on version 2.2.7 only!

Download update from version 2.2.5 or 2.2.6 to 2.2.7
Update can be installed on version 2.2.5 or 2.2.6 (224 MB, mirror)

Download update from version 2.2.4 or 2.2.5 to 2.2.6 (328 MB, mirror)
Update can be installed on version 2.2.4 or 2.2.5

Download update from version 2.2.4 to 2.2.5 (202 MB, mirror)
Update can be installed on version 2.2.4

Download update from version 2.2.2 or 2.2.3 to 2.2.4 (130 MB, http)
Update can be installed on version 2.2.2 or 2.2.3

Download update from version 2.2.1 or 2.2.2 to 2.2.3 (140 MB, http)
Update can be installed on version 2.2.1 or 2.2.2

Download update from version 2.2.1 to 2.2.2
(80 MB, http)
Update can be installed on version 2.2.1 only!

Download update from version 2.2
Xmas and 2.2 to version 2.2.1 (160 MB, http)
Update can be installed on 2.2 Xmas Preview and 2.2
NOTE: you must install this patch first --> download

Download update from version 2.2 Xmas Preview to version 2.2 (140 MB, http)
Update can be installed on 2.2 Xmas Preview only.

How to update Icaros Desktop


1. Run LiveUpdater from sys:Tools/LUPD
2. Set the updater to run at next startup and reboot
3. If you have a Inernet connection, you can use the Internet option. But it's safer to download the update pack before, and then use the File option
4. Locate the Update Pack
5. Wait for the operation to complete
6. Reboot and enjoy your updated version of Icaros Desktop


Other Resources

Icaros-VM QEMU virtual machine

A QEMU-based virtual machine for Windows, used on older releases to run Icaros Live! under Windows. 
Download Icaros-VM (16 MB)

AROS-2-Pendrive VMware virtual machine

This virtual machine allows easy creation of a installable USB pendrive. Please follow these instructions to set up and use it. 
Download AROS-2-Pendirve VM for Vmware


Recent Releases

Icaros Desktop Live!

Version: 2.2.7
Md5: d75c1fdc3a3ec6813c0ae768ea43eb47
Download - 2.15 GB .zip file format [mirror]

Version 2.2.6
MD5: a518574abd6fcbb846f9fd6ae7fa36ec 
Download - 2.15 GB .zip file format [mirror]

Version 2.2.5 
MD5: a89ec32c30a10bd4c551bee3b902740d 
Download - 2.04 GB .zip file format [mirror] 

Older 2.x and 1.x releases

Icaros desktop Light

Current version: 2.2.7
Md5: 50a2dc2c544b38c48e44f865c84d7824
Download
- 428 MB .zip file format [mirror]

Version 2.2.6
MD5: 57366ac7a629f8dbe8da999f9b84eb91 
Download - 428 MB .zip file format [mirror] 

Version 2.2.5
MD5: e4f5817ec32086b698948c6fc899aec3 
Download - 428 MB .zip file format [mirror] 

Older 2.x and 1.x releases

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