The current stable version of jFed is v6.1


Choose the correct installer for your operating system:

Microsoft Windows

Prerequisites: PuTTY is required to launch SSH terminals. As jFed uses advanced features like PuTTY’s SSH-agent ‘Pageant’, a full installation is required. Use the full Windows installer of PuTTY to make sure that all necessary components are installed.

Attention: If Windows Defender SmartScreen prevents you from running the installer, you can disable this protection with right-click -> ‘Properties’ and checking the ‘Unblock’-checkbox.

Windows jFed installer for Microsoft Windows

Mac OS X

Attention: To allow the installation of jFed, you need to start ‘jFed Installer’ with right-click + ‘Open’

OS X jFed installer for Mac OS X


Debian/Ubuntu-based distributions


jFed is available in a Debian repository. It suffices to execute the following script to install jFed and its dependencies:

set -x

echo "Adding Azul Systems repository to apt (for Zulu OpenJDK)"

sudo apt-key adv --keyserver hkp:// --recv-keys 0xB1998361219BD9C9
sudo apt-add-repository 'deb stable main'

echo "Adding jFed repository to apt"
apt-key adv --keyserver hkp:// --recv-keys E7F4995E 
echo "deb stable main" | tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/jfed.list

echo "Installing jFed"
apt-get update
apt-get -y install jfed 

Other distributions

Prerequisites: Java 12 is required for running jFed 6 and above. Please make sure that it is correctly installed. See Java on Linux.

Linux You can install jFed using one of the following packages:

Other jFed software

You can opt to run jFed manually, by downloading the Java JAR of the tool you need:

Other Versions

Legacy versions

If you cannot use the latest version, then you can find old versions on our legacy page. Please note that these are not supported anymore, and have known issues with recent Java versions.

Unstable Development Version

If you want to live on the edge, you can download the latest development versions, together with the source here.

If you use the Debian repository to install jFed, you can you can replace “stable main” by “nightly nightly” in the provided instructions, like this:

echo "deb nightly nightly" | tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/jfed.list