Download GGobi

Download and get started with GGobi

The current version of GGobi is 2.1.8, released 12 August 2008.


  1. If you have an old version of GGobi, please delete it first
  2. Install the latest version of GTK for Windows (exe, 7 meg)
  3. Download and install GGobi for Windows (exe, 600k)
  4. If you also want to install rggobi, you can install everything from within R, with the following command: source("")

    OS X

    (For 10.6)

    Follow this shell script to install ggobi and rggobi:

    # Install gtk
    curl -O
    open GTK_2.18.5-X11.pkg
    # Install ggobi
    curl -O
    sudo tar fvxz ggobi-2.1.8-darwin9-bin3.tar.gz -C /
    # Install rggobi
    export PATH=/usr/local/ggobi/bin:/Library/Frameworks/GTK+.framework/Resources/bin:$PATH
    export PKG_CONFIG_PATH=/usr/local/ggobi/lib/pkgconfig:/Library/Frameworks/GTK+.framework/Resources/lib/pkgconfig
    install.packages("rggobi", type = "source")


    Download ggobi-2.1.8.tar.bz2, unzip and untar, and then run:

    ./configure --with-all-plugins
    sudo make install
    make ggobirc
    sudo mkdir -p /etc/xdg/ggobi
    sudo cp ggobirc /etc/xdg/ggobi/ggobirc

    GGobi requires GTk 2.6 and libxml2.

    You may need to include /usr/local/lib in LD_LIBRARY_PATH if it is not already there

    It also available as a package for:


    From R, you should be able to install rggobi from CRAN:

    It usually takes about a week after the release of GGobi for rggobi to be available


    Please follow the developer's install guide to build it from source. Note that this is currently highly unstable and only recommended for the experienced developer.