Step 1: Step 1: Equipment
A computer with internet.
Computer and operating system
Macintosh (with Intel processor): Mac OS X 10.5, 10.6
Windows: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7
GNU/Linux: Ubuntu 8+, Debian 5+
Mozilla Firefox 3.6 or higher
Apple Safari 5.0 or higher
Google Chrome 4.0 or higher
Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 or higher
Step 2: Step 2: Test your Java configuration
Test your Java configuration by performing both of the following tests:
1. Visit the Java test page. You should see a message that Java is working and that the version is Java 1.6.
2. Run the AppInventor Java test by clicking on this link. This will check that your browser is properly configured to run Java, and that your computer can launch applications with Java Web Start.
App Inventor will not work on your computer if these tests do not succeed. Don't go on to try to use App Inventor until you've dealt with the issue.
Step 3: Step 3: Install the App Inventor Setup Software
Instructions for Mac OS X: Here
Instructions for GNU/Linux: Here
Instructions for Windows: Here