Current Stable Release (Version 7.0.5)

Platform Type Download Link
Windows Installer Maitreya-winsetup-7.0.5.exe
Max OS X Snow Leopard Disk Image maitreya-7.0.5.dmg
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise), Mint 13 LTS (Maya), LMDE 201204, Debian Wheezy Debian package/i386 maitreya_7.0.5_i386.deb
CentOS 6/Redhat 6, Fedora 16/17 RPM package/i686 maitreya-7.0.5-1.el6.i686.rpm
All Source code maitreya-7.0.5.tar.bz2
All Source code maitreya-7.0.5.tar.gz
All Source code maitreya-7.0.5.zip


  1. Read the Character Sets page if the fonts are not okay (e.g. Latin letters in chart wheel) .

Installation on Windows Systems

Installation can be done as follows

  1. Download the Windows Installer (see above).
  2. Start the installer from the download dialog or open the download directory in Windows Explorer and double click the installer.
  3. Follow the instructions.

Installation on Ubuntu and other Debian Based Systems

Download the Debian package (*.deb). Open the download directory in a file manager (e.g. Nautilus) and double click the downloaded package. Click the install button.

The startup icon can be found in the application menu (Accessories).

Alternatively, open a console window, change to the download directory and enter the following commands.

sudo dpkg -i maitreya_xyz.deb
sudo apt-get -f install

Installation on Fedora and other RPM based Systems

Is similar to Ubuntu installation described above.

Manual installation can be done as root with the following command.

# rpm -i maitreya-xyz.rpm

Installation on MacOS X

Open the disk image in the Finder. Install the True Type font. Start the program.

Source Code Compilation

The compilation of the sources can be done with configure and make.

The program depends upon wxWidgets 2.8 (headers and libraries), the corresponding packages must be installed. The fontconfig package is required, too.

The following command can be pasted to the console on Ubuntu:

sudo apt-get install libwxbase2.8-0 libwxbase2.8-dev libwxgtk2.8-0 libwxgtk2.8-dev wx2.8-headers wx2.8-i18n libfontconfig1-dev

A good step by step instruction can be found at http://makegadgetswork.blogspot.com/2010/03/install-maitreya-vedic-astrology_22.html.

The Installation page contains more information about compilation.

Subversion Access for Developers

Read the Subversion page.