Install Insomnia on any platform

You can install Insomnia on a wide variety of platforms. If you have not downloaded a copy of Insomnia, do so first by clicking the button below.

Download Insomnia

Mac OS

The Mac application is a disk image .dmg installer and can be installed by double clicking the file. This will install Insomnia to your /Applications folder.


The Windows application is a generic installer .exe. Double click the installer file to install Insomnia.


Double click the .deb file to install the package.

Arch Linux
There is an insomnia AUR Package that can be used which will provide auto updating.

Other Distributions
Other Linux distributions are supported via an AppImage package. This package is a complete self-contained executable and does not require installation. Double click the package or run it from the command line.

Note: you may need to set the package as executable from your command line.

chmod +x insomnia.AppImage

Troubleshooting Notes

Here are some issues that have caused problems for Linux users in the past

  • /tmp folder must allow execution
  • missing libcurl dependency

Previous Versions

To roll-back, you can download any version by replacing the desired version number with the ones in these URLs. Keep in mind that this process is only intended for debugging and emergencies, as the app will try to update itself after it launches.

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