Instructions to compile from source can be found below. If your OS isn't listed, you'll need to follow the manual installation instructions and install the specified dependencies (build dependencies can be removed after compilation, if desired).

Adding support for your preferred distro is a great way to contribute to the project!

Arch Linux

Available via AUR:

git clone
cd amp
makepkg -isr


Available via Homebrew:

brew tap jmacdonald/amp && brew install amp

Manual installation


  • git
  • libxcb (X11 clipboard support)
  • openssl
  • zlib

Build Dependencies

  • cmake
  • python3
  • rust


Supported Release Channels

Amp's automated test suite is run using Rust's stable release channel; beta and nightly release channels are not officially supported.

  1. Install Rust, either through your system's package manager or using Rust's rustup toolchain management utility.
  2. Install both the regular and build dependencies listed above.
  3. Build and install:

    cargo install amp