Zero Install

the antidote to app-stores

User Guide

This guide starts by explaining the basics: showing you how to launch applications, make shortcuts and so on. It then proceeds by delving deeper into more advanced topics.

The guide assumes you have got 0install.


  1. Basic Usage
    1. Introduction
    2. First Launch
    3. Making Shortcuts
    4. Apps (0install 1.9 or later only)
  2. Advanced Usage
    1. Policy Settings
    2. Cache and sharing
    3. Servers
    4. Manual walk-through

After you have read this guide, you may want to read the packaging guide for deeper understanding.