How to Install CHITUBOX?



CHITUBOX provides technical support for all the mainstream operating systems:

Windows (32/64bits), MacOS X10.12 or LATER and Linux (Ubuntu/Debian/Fedora). In the following content, we’ll show you how to install CHITUBOX for those three operating systems.


Before installation, we should download CHITUBOX from To learn how to download CHITUBOX, please click:


Window OS


Windows Vista or later with both 32 and 64-bit installers are available for CHITUBOX. Double-click the downloaded CHITUBOX.exe program, or right click on the CHITUBOX.exe program and select “Run as administrator”.

In the pop-up “User Account Control” dialog, click “Yes”.




After selecting the needed language, please click “OK”.



In the pop-up setup TAB, please click “Next”.



In the pop-up “License Agreement” TAB, please click “I Agree”.


Click "Browse..." button to select your destionation folder and then click "Install" button.




If you encounter anti-virus software blocking, you need to allow all operations of CHITUBOX.


If you have already installed CHITUBOX, there will be a popup whether you need to uninstall it. You can choose "Yes", "No" or "Cancel".



Once everything is in place, you can wait for the system to be installed automatically.



Mac OS


Mac OS X 10.12 or later are available for CHITUBOX. Double-click the downloaded CHITUBOX.dmg program which is generally under “Finder_Downloads”.



In the popup installation TAB, drag the CHITUBOX icon to the Applications icon for installation.



After dragging, the software is installed automatically. A repeat installation prompt pops up if you drag it again or overwrite the installation. You can choose "Keep Both", "Stop", or "Replace".


Linux OS


Ubuntu, 20.04 and later versions are recommended.


Right click on the CHITUBOX.tar.gz program and select “Extract Here”. There will be a CHITUBOX folder decompressed on the desktop.


Double-click to enter CHITUBOX folder and then double-click the CHITUBOX icon or right click on the CHITUBOX icon and select “Open” to open CHITUBOX program.