Using appimage file

Newbies may be confused on how to use the appimage file. Here is a useful (and easy) walk-through.

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Thank you, but appimage is a general Linux concept, not specific to Synfig.
Since the first time it was available under this post: it was a link to explain this concept (by David Revoy)

And from ( you need just 2 lines to know what to do :stuck_out_tongue:



  1. Download the appimage file from the website.
  2. Left-click on the file and select properties . Navigate to permissions and check the box that says Allow executing file as program . Finally, run the file.

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