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The new Scratch 2.0 download page

This is a tutorial on how to download the offline version of Scratch 2.0.

Installing Adobe AIR

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If one does not already have Adobe AIR, One can download and install it [1].

System Requirements

For Scratch to run properly, the following minimum system requirements are needed:[1]

  • Windows, Mac, or Linux (32 bit) operating system
  • Adobe Air version 2.6+
  • Over 23 megabytes of free hard drive space

Installing the Offline Editor

To download the offline editor, first go here and then click on "Scratch 2.0 installer".Scratch 2.0 Install Link.PNG This will download the installer into the scratcher's downloads folder. Next go double click the installer in its folder. Scratch will start installing.

Known issues with the offline editor

  • The backpack is not yet available for the offline editor.
  • Graphics blocks will slow down the editor due to a bug.
  • If your offline editor is crashing directly after Scratch is opened, install the Scratch 2 offline editor again. This issue is due to a bug introduced in Adobe AIR version 14.[1]

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