The Java™ runtime environment is required to run Capivara.
Capivara was tested and runs with:

You can download a JRE at


First, please make sure you that have the Java Runtime Environment installed on your system. Then, on Windows, you can just double-click the capivara-<version>-installer.jar and the installation routine starts. You can also launch the installer from the command line.

Include the java runtime in your search path:

on Unix environments and bash
export PATH=/usr/local/jdk1.5.0_03/bin:$PATH

on Windows
set PATH=C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0\bin;%PATH%
java -jar <PATH_TO_INSTALLER>/capivara-<version>-installer.jar

If your system does not support desktop icons or program list entries or you didn’t choose to install such, start Capivara by executing
java -jar <PATH_TO_CAPIVARA>/capivara.jar

Latest version:
0.8.11 (win64)
0.8.11 (Mac OS X)

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