Download GGobi

Download and get started with GGobi

The current version of GGobi is 2.1.10a, released 12 March 2010, and updated 10 June 2012 for 64 bit.


  1. If you have an old version of GGobi, please delete it first
  2. Download and install GGobi for Windows (32 bit) (exe, 8.3 meg) or GGobi for Windows (64 bit) (exe, 8.3 meg)
  3. OS X

    (Currently available for 10.5 only)

    Installing GGobi is a simple three step process:

    1. First, make sure you have X11 installed: look in Applications/Utilities. If it's not there, you'll need to install it from your OS X DVDs.
    2. Next, install Gtk2 (20 meg)
    3. And finally, GGobi 2.1.8 itself (5 meg)

    On some computers, it takes a very long time to start up the first time, so please be patient.


    Download ggobi-2.1.11.tar.bz2, unzip and untar, and then run:

    ./configure --with-all-plugins
    sudo make install
    make ggobirc
    sudo mkdir -p /etc/xdg/ggobi
    sudo cp ggobirc /etc/xdg/ggobi/ggobirc

    GGobi requires GTk 2.6 and libxml2.

    You may need to include /usr/local/lib in LD_LIBRARY_PATH if it is not already there

    It also available as a package for:


    From R, you should be able to install rggobi from CRAN:

    It usually takes about a week after the release of GGobi for rggobi to be available


    Please follow the developer's install guide to build it from source. Note that this is currently highly unstable and only recommended for the experienced developer.