If you just want to get ready to play, you want this:
Games Downloads

Spring Engine (includes a lobby that can download and start games)

Latest stable version: 98.0 (5. November 2014)

Window.png Installer: spring_98.0.exe ~25MB - {mirror}

Portable: spring_98.0_portable.7z ~25MB - {mirror}

Tux-G2.png 64bit static binaries: spring_98.0_linux64.7z ~15MB

32bit static binaries: spring_98.0_linux32.7z ~15MB
(binary builds do not contain a lobby, you need to install one via Linux Setup guide)

distro native installs: follow the Linux Setup guide


The Spring Engine is licensed under the GNU GPL v2 (or later).

Testing/Nightly Builds

Used for testing latest engine developments. list of all test builds

Source Code


Spring project page at github (status page)

Getting the Source

latest stable:

git clone -b master git://

development branch (won't work for online gaming):

git clone git://

Alternate git url


Latest Stable Snapshot

This tarball is the same as that used to build the last public release. See Building spring for build instructions.

The packages below target Linux only and do not contain certain files required to compile using CMake on Windows.

spring_98.0_src.tar.lzma - {mirror}

spring_98.0_src.tar.gz - {mirror}

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