kalk is supported on the following platforms:

  • Windows x64
  • Linux x64 (Debian derivatives - e.g Ubuntu - and distributions supporting RPM packages)
  • macOS (High Sierra and higher)


The easiest and preferred way to install kalk is from the Windows Store. This version can be updated automatically.

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The version available on the store is 0.4.0 (Release notes)

There is always a slight delay of availability of the latest version of kalk in the Windows Store.

Alternatively, you can download:


On Ubuntu and all Debian derivatives

$ wget
$ sudo apt install ./kalk.0.4.0.linux-x64.deb

On CentOS, RHEL & Fedora (RPM)

$ wget
$ sudo rpm –i ./kalk.0.4.0.linux-x64.rpm


kalk requires a macOS with High Sierra or higher.

You can install kalk with homebrew

$ brew tap xoofx/kalk 
$ brew install kalk

You can upgrade kalk with the following brew command:

$ brew upgrade kalk

You can also download a tar.gz archive kalk.0.4.0.osx-x64.tar.gz

Installation with .NET

If you have .NET 5.0 SDK already installed, you can then easily install kalk as a .NET global tool:

$ dotnet tool install --global kalk --version 0.4.0

If you have already kalk installed, use the update command:

$ dotnet tool update --global kalk --version 0.4.0