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Installation

This guide demonstrates the installation steps of ORAS CLI on different platforms.

Homebrew

Install oras using Homebrew:

brew install oras

Snap

Install oras using Snap:

snap install oras

Release artifacts

Install ORAS from the latest release artifacts:

Linux

If you want to install ORAS on an AMD64-based Linux machine, run the following command:

VERSION="1.1.0"
curl -LO "https://github.com/oras-project/oras/releases/download/v${VERSION}/oras_${VERSION}_linux_amd64.tar.gz"
mkdir -p oras-install/
tar -zxf oras_${VERSION}_*.tar.gz -C oras-install/
sudo mv oras-install/oras /usr/local/bin/
rm -rf oras_${VERSION}_*.tar.gz oras-install/
note

If you want to install ORAS on an ARM64-based Linux machine, you can download it from https://github.com/oras-project/oras/releases/download/v1.1.0/oras_1.1.0_linux_arm64.tar.gz.

macOS

If you want to install ORAS on a Mac computer with Apple silicon, run the following command:

VERSION="1.1.0"
curl -LO "https://github.com/oras-project/oras/releases/download/v${VERSION}/oras_${VERSION}_darwin_arm64.tar.gz"
mkdir -p oras-install/
tar -zxf oras_${VERSION}_*.tar.gz -C oras-install/
sudo mv oras-install/oras /usr/local/bin/
rm -rf oras_${VERSION}_*.tar.gz oras-install/
note

If you want to install ORAS on an Intel-based Mac, you can download it from https://github.com/oras-project/oras/releases/download/v1.1.0/oras_1.1.0_darwin_amd64.tar.gz.

Windows

winget install oras --version 1.1.0
  • Alternatively, you can install ORAS CLI using .exe installer. Add %USERPROFILE%\bin\ to your PATH environment variable so that oras.exe can be found.
set VERSION="1.1.0"
curl.exe -sLO "https://github.com/oras-project/oras/releases/download/v%VERSION%/oras_%VERSION%_windows_amd64.zip"
tar.exe -xvzf oras_%VERSION%_windows_amd64.zip
mkdir -p %USERPROFILE%\bin\
copy oras.exe %USERPROFILE%\bin\
set PATH=%USERPROFILE%\bin\;%PATH%

Docker Image

A public Docker image containing the CLI is available on GitHub Container Registry:

docker run -it --rm -v $(pwd):/workspace ghcr.io/oras-project/oras:v1.1.0 help
note

The default WORKDIR in the image is /workspace.

Nix

Nix is a tool that takes a unique approach to package management and system configuration.

The Nix Packages collection (Nixpkgs) is a set of over 80 000 packages for the Nix package manager.

oras also has a Nix package available in the Nixpkgs repository.

info

You can install nix CLI from here.

You can install oras using the following command:

nix-env -iA nixpkgs.oras

Verify

$ oras version
Version: 1.1.0
Go version: go1.21.0
Git commit: 7079c468a06fb5815c99395eb4aaf46dd459d3fa
Git tree state: clean

You can check out our how-to guide if you would like to verify ORAS CLI Binaries.