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This article or section documents an outdated version of Scratch (version 1.4). For this article in Scratch 2.0, see How to Download Scratch (2.0).
Note Note: MacOS 10.15 and later versions drop support for Scratch 1.4's editor, due to it being a 32-bit app. All 32-bit apps have dropped support in MacOS 10.15.[1][2]

To download Scratch 1.4, first go to the Scratch 1.4 download page.

Windows Download

Simply click "ScratchInstaller1.4.exe". Install.png

Note Note: Scratch 1.4 should also work in Windows 10, but if there are problems the compatibility mode feature can be used.

This will download the installer into your downloads folder. Next, double click the installer in its folder. Scratch will start installing.

Click "Next" where you will then chose where you want Scratch to store its files to run. ScratchTutorialInstall3.png
Click Next again and choose what you want its name to be when you look for it in the start menu. The default value, "Scratch", is recommended.

Scratch will then begin to install in the destination you choose. Once it finishes it will come up with this. Just click "Next".

Note Note: The black boxes are the username of the logged on user and was blacked out for protection.

Finally, check the checkboxes whether or not you want Scratch to open when you finish and if you want a desktop shortcut to Scratch.


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