Adélie is for Desktop

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Adélie is for You

Adélie's rock-solid design gives you everything you need to create, communicate, and enjoy with confidence.

A unique compatibility layer allows your favorite software to take advantage of the Adélie platform.

Adélie is a great choice for work, school, and play.

Grow your photo library

and You

Whether you've taken a few photos with your phone's camera or you're a professional photographer with terabytes of digital negatives, Adélie gives you the tools you need to manage and view all your photos.

Stream your favorite artists

and You

Adélie includes versatile media players so you can listen to your personal music library. Stream your favorite music from services like Pandora and Google Play using the privacy-focused Firefox web browser.

Spotify works out of the box, too.

Develop your applications

and You

As a Linux distribution, Adélie gives you all the standard development tooling you've come to rely on. Your applications run more securely, too.

Are you an embedded developer? Adélie includes a full suite of cross toolchains and emulators built to our standard of quality.

Explore your world

and U

Whether you're studying poetry or particle physics, Adélie includes all the software you need to conquer your classes. It might even improve your battery life. Taking tech classes? Virtual machines are a breeze, too.


Like what you see?

Download Adélie

Adélie is bundled with Horizon, an easy-to-use installer to get you up and running quickly.

Large-scale deployments are easily automated with the fully-specified HorizonScript language.

With a vibrant community of developers and users alike, the support you need is within immediate reach. For those in need of more support, the Adélie Team is here for you.

Independent by design.

Adélie is an independent Linux distribution committed to integrity, privacy, and user freedom. Your donation might be tax-deductible.