For older Macs (10.4, 32-bit universal build):
SuperCollider builds from source on all common Linux systems. Latest stable release:
SuperCollider for Windows (32-bit):
- The SourceForge SuperCollider file-releases page has a full listing of various things including older releases
- Mac OSX third-party versions (with added extras!):
- Mac OSX 10.3:
- The JSCEclipse project provides an alternative interface to the SuperCollider language, from within Eclipse.
SuperCollider is free software (published under the GPLv3 free software license).
You can build SuperCollider from the source-code download on Mac, Windows, Linux, and FreeBSD:
- Stable release:
- Bleeding-edge source code access is described on the developers page
Plugins and extensions
SuperCollider plugins provide additional synthesis (and other) capabilities to the server - i.e. new types of sound source, filter, etc.
- Plugins from the sc3-plugins project
(collects together many third-party UGens, and provides compiled versions for Mac OSX and Windows).
- Other sources of SuperCollider plugins
(listed on the wiki)
SuperCollider extensions are classes or class libraries that provide additional functionality for use in the object-oriented language.
Quarks is the name for the SuperCollider “package-management” system, i.e. a system for automatically installing/updating SuperCollider class extensions written by users. Check out the current list of Quarks to see what’s available.