A downloadable engine for Windows, macOS, and Linux

Ren'Py is a visual novel engine – used by thousands of creators from around the world – that helps you use words, images, and sounds to tell interactive stories that run on computers and mobile devices. These can be both visual novels and life simulation games. The easy to learn script language allows anyone to efficiently write large visual novels, while its Python scripting is enough for complex simulation games.

Ren'Py is open source and free for commercial use. Ren'Py is available from the Ren'Py website, at https://www.renpy.org/.  

A list of games made with Ren'Py can be found at    https://itch.io/games/made-with-renpy.

This page serves as a mirror of the latest release version of Ren'Py, in case the main website is unavailable for any reason.

StatusReleased
CategoryTool
PlatformsWindows, macOS, Linux
Rating
Rated 4.7 out of 5 stars
(14 total ratings)
Authorrenpytom
GenreVisual Novel
TagsGame engine, Ren'Py

Install instructions

To install, please download the sdk-windows-mac-linux.zip release, then run renpy.exe, renpy.app, or renpy.sh as appropriate for your platform. 

The other files contain platform support or editor support, and can be merged with the Ren'Py directory to add functionality.

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Ren'Py SDK for Windows (Zip) 102 MB
Version 5 89 days ago
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Ren'Py SDK for Mac (Dmg) 97 MB
Version 5 89 days ago
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Ren'Py SDK for Linux (Tar.Bz2) 95 MB
Version 5 89 days ago
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Ren'Py SDK for Linux ARM (Tar.Bz2) 112 MB
Version 4 89 days ago
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Ren'Py Support for Android (RAPT) 51 MB
Version 16 89 days ago
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Ren'Py Support for iOS (Renios) 87 MB
Version 15 89 days ago