Installing Phon

Phon 3.0+ requires a 64-bit operating system.


  • Installer - Download and execution the newest Phon_windows-x64_<version>.exe installer from the releases page.
  • Manual Installation - Download the Phon_windows-x64_<version>.zip package from the releases page.


  • Download the newest Phon_macos_<version>.dmg file from the releases page. After opening the disk image, drag Phon into your Applications folder.

Ubuntu (16.04/18.04)

  • Install Java 11

    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:linuxuprising/java
    sudo apt update
    sudo apt install oracle-java11-installer
  • Install VLC

    sudo apt install vlc
  • Install Phon Download the newest .deb from the releases page and install using dpkg.

    sudo dpkg -i Phon_linux_<version>.deb

    To uninstall Phon:

    sudo dpkg --remove phon

Other linux distributions

  • Downloand and install java 11 and VLC
  • Install Phon. Download the Phon_unix_<version>.sh installer from the releases page.

    chmod u+x Phon_unix_<version>.sh

    or use sudo if installing for all users

    sudo ./Phon_unix_<version>.sh