.. toctree:: :hidden: linux_install mac_install hpc_install livemedia install_options
If you have not done so, you can :doc:`download NEST here <../download>`.
Please choose on which system you want to install NEST:
- :doc:`Debian/ Ubuntu installation <linux_install>`
- :doc:`Mac OS X <mac_install>`
- :doc:`High Performance Computer Systems <hpc_install>`
- :doc:`NEST Live Media for Virtual Machines <livemedia>`
NEST is not supported natively on Microsoft Windows. However, it is possible to use NEST in Windows using a :doc:`virtual machine <livemedia>`
These installation instructions are for NEST 2.12 and later as well as the most recent version obtained from GitHub. Installation instructions for NEST 2.10 and earlier are provided :doc:`here <oldvers_install>`, but we strongly encourage all our users to stay up-to-date with most recent version of NEST. We cannot support out-dated versions.