Glamorous Toolkit is now beta. Read more.


You can obtain Glamorous Toolkit in three ways: downloading a ready made distribution, cloning the code explicitly, or manually downloading the artifacts.


Works with macOS 10.13 or later.
Support for M1 coming soon.
Run and point it to the GlamorousToolkit.image file


Works with Ubuntu 20.04 and Fedora 32 & 33.
Run from the command line:
./glamoroustoolkit GlamorousToolkit.image --no-quit --interactive


Works with Windows 10.
Run GlamorousToolkit.exe

Alternative: clone the latest code and install in one step

This method downloads the VM and clones all gtoolkit repositories. It takes about 20 minutes and it is useful for developing Glamorous Toolkit itself.

On Mac:

curl | bash

On Linux:

curl | bash

On Windows:

wget -OutFile windows.ps1; ./windows.ps1

Alternative: manually download the image, libraries and VM

  1. Get the latest VM specific to your system Win Mac Linux

  2. Get the latest image release of GlamorousToolkit and the libriaries zip files specific to your system. For example, on Windows it would be and

  3. Unpack all 3 zip files (VM, image files and library files) in the same folder and run . The screenshot below shows a Windows instalation with all dlls, image, and VM files in the same folder.

  4. Execute the following 2 commands in your favorite terminal:

    .\GlamorousToolkitConsole.exe .\GlamorousToolkit.image eval --save "ThreadedFFIMigration enableThreadedFFI."
    .\GlamorousToolkitConsole.exe .\GlamorousToolkit.image eval --save "GtWorld openWithShutdownListener. 30 seconds wait. BlHost pickHost universe snapshot: true andQuit: true."
  5. Launch Glamorous Toolkit:

    On Windows:


    On Mac:

    ./ GlamorousToolkit.image --no-quit --interactive

    On Linux:

    ./glamoroustoolkit GlamorousToolkit.image --no-quit --interactive