Icaros Desktop is a pre-configured AROS desktop environment for the PC platform, distributed on a bootable live media. The AROS Research Operating System is a open source lightweight, efficient and flexible desktop operating system, aiming at being compatible with AmigaOS 3.1 at the API level, while improving on it in many areas.

Download the latest Icaros Desktop builds with
an exclusive demo version of Final Writer for AROS!
 


Dowload Icaros Desktop Live! 2.2 Xmas 2016 Preview

(2.1 GB, 7z file format)
MD5: baee34ce67fa0e04ed19d8a1b173287f



Download Icaros Desktop Light 2.2 Xmas 2016 Preview
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(690 MB
7z file format)
MD5: d1556381fe3487d81b87868402c631c7


USER MANUAL

Latest 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.

PLEASE

Icaros Desktop is a free operating system and won’t ask you for money.
However, we need your kind support to continue development, pay fees,
open new bounties and so on. If you're interested in Icaros faith, please
leave some bucks in our donation page. Amount is up to your heart.


CURRENT RELEASE


Current version: 2.1.3
MD5: d29a1447296f5a1fd510c72457de5afc

The Icaros Desktop environment on a bootable live-DVD, which runs directly on your PC.
Users of
Linux and MacOS please rename the filename extension from .7z.exe to .7z before extraction

Current version: 2.1.2
MD5: 28b18edefe603ad6415ceee99bdd1c93

A smaller version of the Live! Distribution, targeted for CD-R and pendrives.
Includes AROS system and Icaros mandatory programs like browser, media player and UAE
 

UPDATES

Update packs for version 2.1.x are compatible with both Live! and Light flavours of Icaros Desktop. The system must be already installed on the hard drive. To install them, you must use this version of LiveUpdater tool (in SYS:Tools/LUPD or on my software > system menu).



OTHER RESOURCES

USER MANUAL
Latest 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.

LiveUpdater for Icaros 2.1
Installing this tool before updating from Icaros 2.1 to 2.1.1 or 2.1.2 is mandatory, or the distribution won't properly work after the upgrade.

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.


OLDER RELEASES
Download v2.1.2 from Icaros Website
(1,7 GB, 7z file format, http)* 
Download v2.1.1 from Icaros Website
(1,7 GB, 7z file format, http)*
Download v2.1 from Icaros Website
(1,7 GB, 7z file format, http)*
Download v2.0.1 from Icaros Website
(1,5
GB, 7z file format, http)*
Download v2.0 from Icaros Website
(1,4 GB, 7z file format, http)*
Download v1.5.2 from Icaros Website
(1,1
GB, 7z file format, http)*
Download v1.4.5 from Icaros Website
(900 MB, 7z file format, http)* (torrent)
Download v1.4.2 from Icaros Website
(800 MB, 7z file format, http)*
Download v1.4.1 from Icaros Website
(750 MB, 7z file format, http)*
Download v1.4 from Icaros Website
(800 MB, 7z file format, http)*
Download v1.3.3 from Icaros Website
(750 MB, 7z file format, http)* (
mirror, http) (torrent)
Download v1.3.2 from Icaros Website
(740 MB, 7z file format, http)* (
mirror, http) (torrent)
Download v1.3.1 from Icaros Website
(740 MB, 7z file format, http)* (
mirror, http)
Download v1.3 from Icaros Website
(700 MB, 7z file format, http)* (
torrent)
Download v1.2.6 from Icaros Website
(1.05 GB, 7z file format, http)* (
torrent)
Download v1.2.5 from Icaros Website
(700 MB, 7z file format, http)* (torrent)
Download v1.1.5 (435 MB)*
Download v1.1.4 (445 MB)*
Download v1.1.3 (465 MB)*
Download v1.1.2 (456 MB)*
Download v1.1.1b (420 MB)*
Download v1.1 (410 MB)*
(*) users of Linux and MacOS please rename the filename extension from .7z.exe to .7z before extraction.


Download v2.1.1 from Icaros Website
(700 MB, 7z file format, http)
Download v2.1 from Icaros Website
(700 MB, 7z file format, http)
Download v2.0.1 from Icaros Website
(700 MB, 7z file format, http)
Download v2.0 from Icaros Website
(700 MB, 7z file format, http)
Download v1.4 from Icaros Website
(140 MB, 7z file format, http)
Download v1.3 from Icaros Website
(185 MB, 7z file format, http) (
mirror, http) (torrent)
Download v1.2.6 from Icaros Website
(190 MB, 7z file format, http) (
mirror, http) (torrent)
Download v1.2.5 from Icaros Website
(190 MB, 7z file format, http) (mirror, http) (torrent)
Download v1.1.3 (80 MB)


UPDATES FOR OLDER RELEASES
Update packs for version 2.0.x are compatible with both Live! and Light flavours of Icaros Desktop. The system must be already installed on the hard drive. To install them, you must use the LiveUpdater tool in SYS:Tools/LUPD (or on my software > system menu).

Update packs for version 1.5.x
are compatible with both Live! and Light flavours of Icaros Desktop. The system must be already installed on the hard drive. To install them, you must use the LiveUpdater tool in SYS:Tools/LUPD (or on my software > system menu).

Update packs for version 1.4.x
are compatible with both Live! and Light flavours of Icaros Desktop. The system must be already installed on the hard drive. To install them, you must use the LiveUpdater tool in SYS:Tools/LUPD (or on my software > system menu).

Update packs for version 1.3.x
are compatible with both Live! and Light flavours of Icaros Desktop. The system must be already installed on the hard drive. To install them, you must use the LiveUpdater tool in SYS:Tools/LUPD (or on my software > system menu).

Update disks for version 1.1.x and 1.2.x
are compatible with all flavours of Icaros Desktop: they can be applied indifferently to Live or Light! installations, and Icaros Desktop VE. The system must be already installed on the hard drive. To install them, you can either burn their ISO files on CD-RW or mount ISO files directly into AROS, using the LiveUpdater tool in SYS:Tools/LUPD (or on my software > system menu).