Run ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors portable version as AppImage on your Linux

5 June 2018By Ksenija

Great news everyone!

Portable version of our desktop app can now be downloaded as AppImage and easily ran on most of Linux distros without installation. Read this post to learn more.

ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors is available as AppImage

Couple of weeks ago we posted a poll in our Twitter account asking our followers what Linux package they would prefer to install an app with. As 30% of them chose AppImage, we felt the urge to add this option to the list.

AppImage is a portable software distribution format that benefits both the users and the developers of software. The first get an extremely easy-to-manage apps, while the latter do not have to create separate apps for each distribution. Magic!

Advantages of AppImage format:
  • It is portable and doesn’t require installation;
  • It runs on all popular distributions;
  • It doesn’t require any pro-user skills;
  • It doesn’t anyhow modify the operating system;
  • It consists of only one file that can be launched from everywhere, including CDs, DVDs and USB sticks.
Try ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors as AppImage right now

Desktop Editors AppImage runs on the following distributions: Debian 8, Ubuntu 14.04, 16.04, 18.04, Centos 7, Redhat 7, Fedora 23, 24, OpenSUSE 42.1 and newer.

To run the application, download the AppImage file and simply launch it from anywhere:




We sincerely hope that you will find AppImage a convenient format for running the sure on your Linux and appreciate any feedback! Please leave your comments below an let us know about your impressions. If you have any questions, please visit our developers forum.