Executable Installer (automatic install) – 1GB

Download using bit-torrent (recommended):
Torrent file

Direct download (slower):
Mirror 1 (SpaceEngine)
Mirror 2 (SpaceEngine)
Mirror 3 (Indie DB)
Mirror 4 (Yandex.Disk)
Mirror 5 (Google Drive)


SpaceEngine is free software. You can use it as you wish for non-commercial purpose only. For more info, please read the full text of the license agreement online. You can also find the offline version in the SE installation folder: SpaceEngine\docs\LICENSE.txt

System requirements

  • Minimum

    • Dual-core 2 GHz
    • 4 GB RAM
    • Nvidia or AMD/ATI 1 GB VRAM
    • Windows XP

  • Recommended

    • Quad-core 3 GHz
    • 8 GB RAM
    • Nvidia or AMD/ATI 2 GB VRAM
    • Windows 7/8/8.1/10

*Dedicated video memory


IMPORTANT!!! Make sure you are using the latest driver for your graphics card! Otherwise SpaceEngine may not work correctly.

1) Download the installer using the links above.
2) Run the installer and follow its instructions. Do not merge this version with an older one!


Direct download – 107 MB
Mirror 1 (SpaceEngine)
Mirror 2 (SpaceEngine)
Mirror 3 (Yandex disk)
Mirror 4 (Google drive)

Installation of the Patch

Unpack the archive to the SE folder and choose ‘overwrite files’.

Copying to another PC

SpaceEngine is a portable application. You may simply copy the entire SpaceEngine folder to another location and run SpaceEngine.exe, located in the system subfolder. You should not copy the “cache” subfolder though – it will be created automatically.


Read the docs/readme_eng.txt file, or click here for a user manual.


Read the Troubleshooting forum and post there any reports about new bugs.

Mods and add-ons

To improve the quality and level of detail of our Solar System’s planets and moons, download the official add-ons, which are based on real data from interplanetary spacecraft.