How Do I Install the Shift App to My Desktop?

Shift supports Mac, Windows, and Linux operating systems. Please see below for a step-by-step installation guide for each operating system. 


  • Double click the downloaded Shift file and it will expand and put this folder on your desktop:

  • Now just drag the Shift icon onto the Applications folder.
  • Once it has finished copying to the Applications folder, just go to the Applications folder, find the Shift icon and double click it to launch Shift.


  • Once the Shift file has downloaded, just double click on it to start the install process.
  • Once it completes, Shift will launch.


  • Open your file manager
  • Navigate to the directory containing the .zip
  • Right-click the file and select Extract Here
  • Navigate to the newly created shift-linux-XXX folder (where XXX is the release number)
  • Double-click on the Shift executable to run the app
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