Download the current release: aims-desktop-2018.1-20180913-amd64.iso
This download is over 3GB large. If you have data limits on your current connection, please take that into consideration before downloading.
Validating the image
The checksum above is a SHA256 sum that you can verify in Linux or OSX using the following command on the iso file, for example:
user@localhost$ sha256sum aims-desktop-2018.1-20180913-amd64.iso
If the checksum matches the sha256 checksum above, then your local file is undamaged. There is also a command line sha256 tool for Microsoft Windows, which can be downloaded here.
Once you’ve downloaded the file above, you can proceed to the Getting Started section that will guide you through the installation process.
Mirrors are sites that keep a copy of our download location so that local users can download it much faster. Choosing a mirror closest to you should result in the fastest download times.
If you have bandwidth to spare and would like to host a copy of AIMS Desktop, you can sync via
rsync://desktop.aims.ac.za/aims-desktop-iso/ and email us a link and we’ll add it to this page.