Release 6.5 of the Avalon Media System is now available for download.

Avalon has been released under the Apache 2.0 open source license. You can view the technical documentation. If you're not ready to download just yet, you can try out the lastest version on our demo server, or learn more about it.

Downloading a Virtual Machine Image

An easy way to try out your own instance of Avalon is to use a virtual machine image. 


Install an Avalon Virtual Machine image as a portable .ova file that can be opened and run within a virtual machine environment such as VirtualBox or VMware. The image is based on CentOS Linux and includes sample content and an interactive interface for configuring Avalon that runs on first boot.

Installing Avalon Manually

To set up Avalon manually, whether within a VM environment or on hardware, choose one of the options below.

  1. Follow the instructions for installation using Docker. Docker automates much of the process of setting up a full instance of Avalon.
  2. Follow the step-by-step manual instructions, to see all the pieces and all the steps. 

Downloading or Browsing Avalon Source Code

You'll find the Avalon source code on Github.