This site provides downloads for our installers, sources and demos.



Due to the variety of linux distributions we do not provide packages for Linux. If you do not find hydrogen in the repository of your distribution, please ask the people behind your distribution to include hydrogen.

If you’re using ubuntu, there’s also the kxstudio repository which provides packages for hydrogen.


Current stable version:

Most recent beta version:

Older versions:

Mac OS X:

Current stable version

Most recent beta version:

Older versions:


The hydrogen sourcecode can be fetched via github:

git clone git://

For more information about building hydrogen from source, see our Linux compilation howto.


You can find demo audio files for some of our drumkits here.

All files

All files (sources/binaries) for all platforms (Linux, Mac OS X and Windows) can be found on Sourceforge.