Construct 3 runs right in your browser. There's nothing to download or install! Simply visit editor.construct.net in your browser on any modern browser and Construct 3 will start. This makes it easy to switch between devices, use public computer terminals (even with strictly limited access), or painlessly deploy Construct 3 across a computer lab or office.
Run Construct 3 as an app
You can add Construct 3 to your desktop, shelf (on Chrome OS) or home screen (on Android). This creates an icon on your device to launch Construct 3 like an app. This is a great way to reach Construct 3 more easily, and also saves space on your screen since it hides the browser address bar and tabs.
Sometimes an Install as app option will appear in the main menu when this option is available. Click this menu option to install Construct 3 as an app on your device. Sometimes an Install icon will also appear in the address bar. Alternatively if you are using Chrome, you can find it in the Chrome menu:
- Windows/Linux: click Chrome's menu button and choose
- Chrome OS: click Chrome's menu button and choose
- Android: click Chrome's menu button and choose .
Construct 3 works offline! You don't have to always have an active Internet connection. You only need to be online the first time you load Construct 3. After Construct 3 first starts, after a while you should see a notification in the corner indicating Construct 3 is ready to work offline. Make sure you wait until you see that notification. Then Construct 3 will continue to work even if you go offline.
It's more convenient to use Construct 3 offline if you use the Add to desktop/shelf/homescreen feature to create an icon on your device to run Construct 3, as described in the previous section.
Construct 3 automatically stays up-to-date. It will notify you when there's a new version available, and when it's updated. Our website also provides a list of all releases with detailed information about changes in each update, and also provides links to run older versions in case there's a problem with an update. You can check which version of Construct 3 you're currently using by opening Construct 3's main menu and selecting .
You can opt in to email notifications when updates become available in your subscription preferences. We also post news about updates on our Facebook page and Twitter account.