Download Boxes

The current release is version 1.3. For older revisions, feel free to browse the release history.


boxes binaries are available on multiple platforms:


  • Option 1 - Using Chocolatey: Just type choco install boxes.portable
  • Option 2 - Install from ZIP: Download ZIP, extract and put it somewhere on the PATH. Make sure to put boxes.exe and boxes.cfg in the same directory.


  • Just type brew install boxes.
    This works for both 32bit and 64bit MacOS.


  • Just type apt-get install boxes.
    This works for Debian and debian-based Linuxes, such as Ubuntu, including the Windows 10 Ubuntu Subsystem.


  • The current list of available box designs.
    Want to see your design in the official config file? Submit it as a pull request on GitHub. If this seems too complicated, or you are not an IT person, feel free to send email, too. Emails take much longer to be processed, though.
  • A Vim syntax file to enable the Vim editor to apply syntax highlighting to boxes config files (beta state).


The boxes sources are now all on GitHub, including previous releases (build instructions):


Boxes is free software under the GNU General Public License (GNU GPL), version 2.