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Download and Installation Guide

The latest Perseus release is:


Downloading and using the software is free of charge, but you must register first. You will receive an email with a registration code that you can use any time you want to download a new version. If you already have a registration code, you can skip Step 1.

  1. First time users should go to the registration page of Perseus.
    1. Fill out the Registration form.
    2. Press “Submit”.
  2. You will soon receive an E-Mail with the URL for downloading the software and a personal registration code.
    1. Open the download page of Perseus in your browser.
    2. In the text box, enter your registration code.
    3. Press “Submit”.
  3. You will be forwarded to the webpage where you can download the latest version to your computer.
  4. Unpack the compressed file


Please choose your operating system to view how to run Perseus.

Perseus on Windows
Supported operation system versions (64 bit is required) are Windows Vista, 7, 8, 10, Server 2008, 2012.

Double click on Perseus.exe in Perseus.

Perseus on Linux
  • Install Mono Framework 5.4.1 or higher

To find out whether you already have it, type in the command line

mono --version

If you need to, you can download the software and get installation instructions at the Mono Download page.

  • Run Perseus
mono Perseus/Perseus.exe

Hardware requirements

  • Intel Pentium III/800 MHz or higher (or compatible) although one should probably not go below a dual core processor.
  • 2 GB RAM minimum.
  • 2 GB RAM per thread that is executed in parallel is required.
  • There is no upper limit on the number of cores. Whatever you can fit into a shared memory machine will work as long as the disk performance scales up with it.
perseus/common/download_and_installation.txt · Last modified: 2018/01/29 10:41 by sinitcyn