Pre-built binaries of kitty are available for both macOS and Linux. See the binary install instructions. You can also build from source.

Additionally, you can use your favorite package manager to install the kitty package, but note that some Linux distribution packages are woefully outdated. kitty is available in a vast number of package repositories for macOS and Linux.

Number of repositories kitty is available in

See Configuring kitty for help on configuring kitty and Invocation for the command line arguments kitty supports.

For a tour of kitty’s design and features, see the Overview.