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FEniCS versions and release notes

The latest stable release of FEniCS version 1.4.0 released 2014-06-02. For more information about FEniCS releases and changes, take a look at Release notes for FEniCS. Note that binary packages will appear a few days after the release of a new version.

Binary packages

This is the main FEniCS download, suitable for most users. It includes everything needed to get you started with FEniCS.

Download for Debian Download for Ubuntu Download for OS X Download for Windows

Contributed binary packages

For information on user contributed binary packages, see Contributed packages.

Installation from source

If the binaries do not apply to you, or you want to install directly from source, try one of the two other possibilities:

Nightly snapshot releases

Every night, FEniCS snapshot releases are automatically generated for Ubuntu and Mac OS X. They are made available at our snapshots page.

Development version

For information on accessing the development repositories, see Contributing.

Data and meshes

A collection of meshes for free use with FEniCS is available here.


Visit the troubleshooting page if you have problems installing FEniCS.