Alore Downloads

Binary packages

Binary packages are available for these operating systems:

Source packages

Alore is also available as a source package:

It is easy to compile Alore from sources. In a Unix-like operating system:

  $ tar xzfv alore-src-x.y.z.tar.gz
  $ cd alore-x.y.z
  $ ./configure && make
  $ sudo make install

(Note that you need a C compiler for building Alore.)

See also the README.txt file in the distribution.

Editor support and syntax highlighting

Syntax highlighting for Alore files can be added to many popular text editors and other tools. See the relevant wiki page for up-to-date information.

Ubuntu binary packages

Install Ubuntu packages from a PPA repository (Ubuntu 10.04, 10.10 and 11.04 are supported):

  1. Add the Alore PPA to your system:
      $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:jukkaleh/ppa
      $ sudo apt-get update
  2. Install Alore:
      $ sudo apt-get install alore

Mac OS X binary package

Instructions for installing Alore binaries for Mac OS X:

  1. Download alore-bin-osx-0.7.0.tar.gz.
  2. Extract the package using sudo under / (replace DIR with the directory containing the .tar.gz file):
      $ cd /
      $ sudo tar xzf DIR/alore-bin-osx-0.7.0.tar.gz
    This creates files and directories under /usr/local/alore.
  3. Add /usr/local/alore/bin to your PATH.
  4. To remove Alore, just remove /usr/local/alore and its contents.


Alore is free for both commercial and non-commercial use, and can be included in commercial products. Alore is distributed under the terms of the OSI-approved MIT License.

System requirements

Alore has been known to work in the following operating systems:

Please let the developers know if you successfully use Alore in an operating system not mentioned in the above list.

Previous releases

Selected previous Alore releases are available here.