You may also find the Tor Browser Hacking intro document useful for learning about the build system and our development processes.
In some countries the Tor Project website is blocked or censored and it is not possible to download Tor directly.
It can run off a USB flash drive, comes with a pre-configured web browser to protect your anonymity, and is self-contained (portable). Please consider making a donation » See our instructions on how to verify package signatures, which allows you to make sure you've downloaded the file we intended you to get.
Also, note that the Firefox ESR in our bundles is modified from the default Firefox ESR Download the file above, save it somewhere, then click on it. Drag the included file into your Applications folder and you will have a Tor Browser application in your chosen language that you can pin on your Dock.
Other web browsers such as Internet Explorer are not affected.The Tor software protects you by bouncing your communications around a distributed network of relays run by volunteers all around the world: it prevents somebody watching your Internet connection from learning what sites you visit, it prevents the sites you visit from learning your physical location, and it lets you access sites which are blocked.Tor Browser lets you use Tor on Microsoft Windows, Apple Mac OS, or GNU/Linux without needing to install any software.Once you are finished browsing, close any open Tor Browser windows by clicking on the (6).For privacy reasons, the list of web pages you visited and any cookies will be deleted.
It contains Tor, a modified Firefox ESR, Torbutton, Tor Launcher, No Script, and HTTPS-Everywhere.